Algebra KS3 – NCETM’s North and East London Maths Hub

/Algebra KS3 – NCETM’s North and East London Maths Hub

february, 2017

07feb4:00 pm6:00 pmAlgebra KS3 - NCETM's North and East London Maths HubKS3 Algebra

KS3 course on visual algebra

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Event Details

This is Day 2 of 2.

With Algebra taking up between 17-33% of GCSE exam papers and with more
challenging aspects of algebra now also in the foundation paper, this course
aims to assist teachers in developing strategies which support their students’
understanding of algebra, especially in KS3 and for the foundation GCSE paper.
The course will be run over two short twilights, with the key focus being the visual
understanding of algebra and other components which go with teaching algebra,
such as negative numbers. Visual methods are an important tool in teaching
algebra as they help students to reason and better understand this key topic in
the subject. By the end of the course, teachers will have a grasp of alternative
methods which will support their algebra lessons.

Aims of the Algebra CPD session

· Introduce the concept of CPA approach in algebra
· Explore various strategies which will enhance teaching and learning algebra
· Empower teachers with visual approaches to support slower learners

Target audience

Maths NQTs, new & experienced teachers of Mathematics, KS3 Maths leads and
Heads of Maths

The Trainer

Mohi Uddin is a former Head of Mathematics at a successful secondary school
in North West London and also a former Primary Headteacher. He has been a
Freelance Mathematics Consultant for over two years and specialises in Singapore
Maths.

He works closely with various education-based companies as well as schools and
is one of the consultants and trainers for Maths No Problem, Europe’s first and
leading company in Singapore Maths.

 

 

Time

(Tuesday) 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location

St Bonaventure’s Secondary School

Boleyn Road, London, E7 9QD

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