Yorkshire

Events

Problem Solving - so what is new?

11 March 2017

Title:  Problem Solving – so what is new?

Presenters:   Colin Prestwich – Yorkshire Ridings Maths Hub

Date:  Saturday, 11 March 2017

Time:  1:30pm for 2pm

Abstract:  Study Session.  How to develop problem solving strategies in the classroom by developing the teachers and supporting them with PD and resources.

Does  lesson study have a distinct role?

How can the new Core maths level 3 award support this?

What about assessment and links to handling data and experimentation.

Thoughts from a serial head of maths and maths hub lead ….

Venue:  MALL 1, School of Mathematics,  University of Leeds.

Address:  Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 9JT

Cost: Free.

Open to all.

Branch Contact: For more information or to register your place email  Alan Slomson .

This session will be immediately followed by YBMA AGM


How to Solve Equations.

29 March 2017

Branch:  Yorkshire Branch

Title:  How to Solve Equations

Presenter:   Dr Vicky Neale, University of Oxford

Date:  Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Time:  2:15pm for 2.30pm

Abstract:  What strategies do mathematicians use to solve equations? We’ll focus on some classic examples from number theory, and see that sometimes the key to success is to use unexpected areas of maths and that sometimes solving even simple equations can be very challenging

Venue:  Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre,  University of Leeds.

Address:  Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 9JT

Cost: Free.

Open to all.

Branch Contact: For more information or to register your place email  Alan Slomson .


More Ideas for Teaching Area

10 June 2017

Title:  More Ideas for Teaching  Area

Presenter:   Chris Pritchard

Date:  Saturday, 10 June 2017

Time:  2pm for 2.30pm

Summary/Abstract  Following the publication of my book on the subject, A Square Peg in a Round Hole, the search for further ideas in teaching area goes on. Learn where the quest has reached and tackle some original problems for Year 9 and upwards.

The book is published by the MA and there will be copies available for purchase.

Venue:  MALL 1, School of Mathematics,  University of Leeds.

Address:  Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 9JT

Cost: Free.

Open to all.

Branch Contact: For more information or to register your place email  Alan Slomson .


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