• Sep
    23

    Time: 09:30

    Location: Uttoxeter Staffordshire

    Teaching Primary Mathematics Under The New Curriculum

    PBM have created six modules which are designed to enhance and strengthen the teaching of mathematics in the primary classroom, building the problem solving, fluency and reasoning skills of pupils. The courses are designed to develop and strengthen teacher subject knowledge.

    Mathematics Modules

    Attending one or attending all modules

    The modules are designed so that primary teachers can either attend just one module from within the range, or they can attend all of the modules. To give maximum flexibility, each course is scheduled to run in the Autumn, Spring and Summer terms enabling participants to attend modules within just one term or attend over the course of the year. Modules can be attended in any order.

    Module 1: Assessing Mathematics At KS2: Life After Levels

    Date Options: 16 October 2014 | 19 January 2015 | 16 June 2015
    Venue: Staffordshire ST14 7BY
    Cost: Non-Members: £185+VAT per person | Members Pilot Price: £160.95+VAT per person
    The course looks at formative and summative assessment with reference to the new curriculum and life after levels. Participants will look at the proposed new format for the end of KS2 tests and the implications for how mathematical understanding will be assessed nationally, in particular, looking at the areas of problem solving, fluency and reasoning as key areas for assessment. The course provides ideas on how a school assessment policy for mathematics can be set up which is designed to guide assessment for learning from mathematics across the whole school.

    Module 2: Covering all angles: Teaching measurement and geometry in line with the new national primary maths curriculum

    Date Options: 26 November 2014  | 25 March 2015 | 26 June 2015
    Venue: Staffordshire ST14 7BY
    Cost: Non-Members: £185+VAT per person | Members Pilot Price: £160.95+VAT per person
    This course explores the statutory and non-statutory requirements of measurement and geometry at KS2. It looks at the knowledge and understanding required in order for measured progress to be made from year 3 to year 6. By the end of the course, participants will be aware of the requirements in measurement and geometry that are expectations of attainment in Key Stage 2. They will see in context of the statutory and non-statutory requirement in the latest national curriculum for mathematics and they will enhance and enrich their own understanding of the measurement and geometry elements of mathematics in Key Stage 2 mathematics.

    Module 3: Fractions and decimals: A significant percentage of the new national curriculum

    Date Options: 24 September 2014  | 14 January 2015 | 22 April 2015
    Venue: Staffordshire ST14 7BY
    Cost: Non-Members: £185+VAT per person | Members Pilot Price: £160.95+VAT per person
    The aims of the course are to look at how we can successfully move learners at Primary level from basic understanding of fractions in their own right to seeing them as a tool that explains division operations. This will be a practical task based day that looks at what has to be taught and learnt from Y1 through to Year 6. Included throughout the sessions will be teacher oriented tasks that will allow for deeper reflection of what fractions are and how they operate with other numbers.

    Module 4: Improving Teaching & Raising Standards in Mathematics at KS2: Moving from concrete to abstract methods of calculation. Teaching through conceptual understanding

    Date Options: 23 September 2014  | 13 January 2015 | 21 April 2015
    Venue: Staffordshire ST14 7BY
    Cost: Non-Members: £185+VAT per person | Members Pilot Price: £160.95+VAT per person
    This is a practical one day course designed to improve the teaching of Mathematics at KS2. The course focuses on practical, step by step ways of moving learners from concrete methods to abstract methods; removing their dependence on facts and procedures alone. The course is designed to build the confidence of the teacher as a mathematics expert in the classroom through a more in depth understanding of the processes involved. The course will look at the four operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division at KS2 in line with the new national curriculum expectations. The course looks at planning, problem solving, intervention strategies, and assessment of impact in line with the new national curriculum, inspection expectations and guidance on best practice.

    Module 5: Investigating the A to Z of Algebra: Meeting the challenges of Algebra in the new curriculum

    Date Options: 25 November 2014  | 24 March 2015 | 25 June 2015
    Venue: Staffordshire ST14 7BY
    Cost: Non-Members: £185+VAT per person | Members Pilot Price: £160.95+VAT per person
    This course considers the requirements of algebra and number for KS2 moreover, how lessons can be planned for assessment of problem solving, reasoning and fluency in the requirements of the new curriculum.

    Module 6: Lets not forget the importance of Mental Mathematics at KS2

    Date Options: 17 October 2014  | 20 January 2015 | 17 June 2015
    Venue: Staffordshire ST14 7BY
    Cost: Non-Members: £185+VAT per person | Members Pilot Price: £160.95+VAT per person
    This course explores how mental mathematics can be used as a first option in problem solving in all areas of the new curriculum at KS2. It looks at methods of teaching key areas of mental mathematics at Key Stage 2. By the end of the course, participants will be able to use a variety of mental techniques to solve problems in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and bring those techniques to the classroom in order to teach concepts within the framework of fluency and reasoning. Participants will gain an understanding of the uses of mental mathematical techniques in context of the statutory requirement in the latest framework document for mathematics and will enhance their own understanding of how mental methods and rules work and can be applied in the classroom. The course will look at the importance that instant recall of mathematical facts has in building and strengthening mental calculation fluency.