23 November 2021
How to teach Mathematics with Steve Chinn.
Steve was Principal of two specialist schools for dyslexic students before founding his own school, which received Beacon School status from the UK Government and the (first) ‘Award for Excellence’ from the ISA. He designed and delivered the UK’s first PG Certificate course on dyslexia and maths difficulties.
Steve’s many research papers, articles and books include the tes/nasen award-winning ‘The Trouble with Maths’. He compiled and edited ‘The International Handbook of Dyscalculia and Mathematical Learning Difficulties’ (2015). The 3rd edition of 'MoreTrouble with Maths' is recognised by SASC for diagnosis of dyscalculia. He was the first Chair of the British Dyslexia Association’s dyscalculia committee and is an Honorary Advisory Member of the Register of Educational Therapists (Singapore). He was lead author for the catch-up materials, ‘Big Ideas’ for Numicon and his most recent book ‘How to Teach Maths: Understanding Learners Needs’ was published in November last year.
Steve has lectured in 30 countries, has done consultation work for the Ministry of Education in Singapore and is a Visiting Professor at the University of Derby.
Talk. 'How to Teach Maths. Understanding Learners' Needs'. This talk reflects on decades of experience of teaching and researching the 'outliers' and how that can inform how we teach all students. The content will include Maths Anxiety, Developmental Maths, Learner Characteristics and Cognitive Style.
Date: 23rd November
Cost: Members FREE, non members £5