In this section you will be able to explore three different sessions. You might like to view them more than once, each time focusing on a different aspect of the planning. There are many ways to promote effective learning. You can explore some of these in the 'Thinking about learning' section on this resource. The challenge is to consider how these strategies can be incorporated into your own session planning. Each activity is designed to achieve different mathematical learning objectives. As you explore this section you might want to reflect on what each activity might achieve and how this might affect your planning.

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Thinking about Planning

In this Standards Unit: Improving Learning in Mathematics video you will be able to explore the principles and strategies followed by teachers and trainers when planning sessions.

In all cases there is a strong focus on the learner and the learning outcomes.

As you explore this section, you might...

Planning Learning: Diane's session

This Standards Unit: Improving Learning in Mathematics video shows an A level mathematics session on functions with learners in a tertiary college.

Diane designed her own activities for the session using the approaches exemplified in this resource.

You will be able to hear Diane set the...

Planning Learning: David's session

This Standards Unit: Improving Learning in Mathematics video shows part of a GCSE mathematics session on probability with a group of evening class learners in an FE College.

In the session you will be able to hear David set the context for the session, see four excerpts from the session itself...

Planning Learning: Samina's session

This Standards Unit: Improving Learning in Mathematics video shows a level 2 Free Standing Mathematics Qualification session on estimation of length and standard form with learners in an inner city FE College.

In this session you will be able to hear Samina set the context for the session, see...

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