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29 June 2019
Supporting Low Attaining Students - Equals Online
Summary: Equals online is a free magazine, published by the MA, designed to support and inspire practitioners that work with students who find learning mathematics challenging. From early years to further education, the team at Equals aim to offer ideas, resources and start conversations that improves provision for most vulnerable learners. Our session will offer ideas and resources that you can take back into your classroom and provide an opportunity to discuss and share how best to support your students.
The current, and past editions, of Equals are available at https://www.m-a.org.uk/equals-online
Presenters: Alan Edmiston is the current editor of Equals. He has taught both maths and science across Key Stages 1 - 4 and has been supporting schools for 20 years with CAME and CASE (Cognitive Acceleration through Maths and Science). Most recently he has been developing a resource pack, which he will be sharing in his session, with three different maths Hubs that will provide teachers with activities they can use to get a sense of how their SEND pupils look at the world. These activities can therefore be used to help them make professional decisions to support the learning of the weakest pupils at Key Stage 3.
Peter Jarrett Peter has extensive knowledge in maths learning, and maths learning difficulties throughout the UK, and is highly regarded within his field. His current roles include: Chair of the British Dyslexia Association, Dyscalculia Committee and the SASC Working Group on the Assessment of Dyscalculia Dyscalculia Advisor to the National Centre for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching Maths Hubs, on the editorial board of Equals Online, writes and lectures on maths learning and maths learning difficulties throughout the UK. Peter is Managing Director Tutorum Training. Tutorum Training provides Functional Skills learning to Apprentices using an AI informed blended learning approach and learning support services to independent training providers, schools and colleges.
Date: Sat, 29 June 2019,
Time: 10:00 – 12:30
Location: UCL Institute of Education, Room 802/804, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL
Door charge: If you have already attended a #LondonMaths event this academic year and paid your £10, you are covered. If not, all we ask is that you have a good look at the bookstall and help the MA / ATM by buying something.
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