During the day we will consider how to make big impacts through small changes in the teaching of mathematics, looking at:
Agenda (approx timings)
9:00 – 9:15 Registration
9.15 - 9.20 Welcome & introductions
9.20- 10.35 Session 1: What does effective mastery look like in mathematics, and how can this be based on Bruner’s and Dienes’ research?
10.35 – 10.40 Oxford School Improvement Support
10.40 – 11.10 Refreshments & display
11.10 - 12.25 Session 2: Concrete, Pictorial to Abstract: tasks to help children understand the concepts behind what they are asked to do, to ensure that all children are successful
12.25 – 1.10 Lunch & Resource Display
1.10 – 2.25 Session 3. How to leverage the powerful aims of the 2014 National Curriculum to support Mastery
2:25-3:00 Session 4: Problem solving, including a deep understanding of Bar Modelling as used in Singapore.
3.00 Closing session & depart
Numbers will be limited (max 2 delegates per school)
*There will be a non-profit charge of £30 per person for Enhanced Members, £35 per person for Core Members and £50 per person for Non-Members made by the organiser to cover the cost of the venue and refreshments.
About Andrew Jeffrey:
Andrew Jeffrey taught for over 25 years, and has been a teacher, school leader, inspector, lecturer, author and consultant. His passion for helping children learn, love and understand the patterns and structures of mathematics along with understanding why some children find mathematics so hard has led him to become an international conference speaker and teacher trainer.
Andrew is also a magician and loves magic tricks with mathematical secrets!