MA ATM Exeter Branch Past Events

Consistency of Imagery


Hands-on session; Caroline Ainsworth will explore and demonstrate the ways in which she uses Cuisenaire Rods as a consistent image to develop children's understanding of the structure of mathematics.

1 November 2017

Praying souls out of purgatory: ratio and proportion in the mathematics classroom


A short historical introduction; intriguing problems; paired work; making an old mathematical instrument based on ratio and some geometry;

21 June 2017

Binary Problems and Investigations


Binary numbers and their kin turn up in a variety of situations in elementary mathematics.

15 March 2017

Children as Mathematical Thinkers


Thinking is at the heart of Mathematics and so assessment of thinking is at the heart of assessment in Mathematics.

21 September 2016

Content vs Skill


The Mathematics Programmes of Study have the stated aims of developing fluency, mathematical reasoning and problem solving....

3 May 2016

Exeter Branch Spring Term Meeting


Stimulated by an article from MT247 the ATM journal by Anne Watson on the role of sequences in the National Curriculum

22 March 2016

Exeter Branch - Visiting Shanghai


Further details later

3 December 2015

Exeter Branch - Leading a 'Learning Conversation'


A social constructivist approach to using lesson observation as CPD

24 September 2015

Exeter Branch - 'Less about the test, more about the maths'


How can we focus teaching, learning and assessment in maths onto developing mathematical understanding, reasoning and problem solving skills, rather than on learning how to answer exam questions?

13 March 2014