MA ATM Exeter Branch Past Events

‘Algebra is actually ridiculously easy!' - Postponed awaiting update
Exeter Mathematics School

Exeter

In this session Mark McCourt will use algebra tiles to discuss and explore some of the strategies and structures that underpin school algebra

30 April 2020


Escher's Horses
Rougemont House, Castle Street, Exeter, EX4 3PU

Exeter

2020 branch event

5 February 2020


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Exeter

Exeter

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17 September 2019


The symbols and the symbolised
Exeter

Exeter

We can be lured into thinking that the symbols we use in mathematics are the mathematics itself. Suitable for teachers of mathematics from upper primary or secondary schools.

26 June 2019


Algebradabera!
Exeter

Exeter

In early 2018, Dietmar started posting sets of algebra tasks on Twitter to help students make sense of school algebra by focussing on structure and the ‘purpose and utility' of algebra.

6 February 2019


Numbers of Formats of Numbers
Exeter

Exeter

Suitable for primary and secondary teachers of mathematics.

26 September 2018


Adventures in Shape & Space
Exeter

Exeter

In this talk, Tom Roper considers how other subjects make use of shape and space.

22 February 2018


Consistency of Imagery
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Exeter

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
Exeter

Exeter

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
Exeter

Exeter

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

15 March 2017


Children as Mathematical Thinkers
Exeter

Exeter

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
Exeter

Exeter

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
Exeter

Exeter

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
Exeter

Exeter

Further details later

3 December 2015


Exeter Branch - Leading a 'Learning Conversation'
Exeter

Exeter

A social constructivist approach to using lesson observation as CPD

24 September 2015