Use of GeoGebra in GCSE and A level Mathematics (Beginners)

Hull

Overview

A twilight session designed to introduce teachers to GeoGebra, an interactive piece of geometry, algebra, statistics and calculus software. GeoGebra is used by maths teachers across the country, and can help expand your teaching of A level and GCSE Mathematics.

The event will consist of:

  • An introduction to using GeoGebra
  • How to create basic files for teaching
  • Student tasks for using GeoGebra

Teachers who enjoy the session can opt to attend our intermediate session, taking place in early March.

Aims

  • To improve your skills using GeoGebra in the teaching and learning of GCSE/A level Maths
  • To explore activities for student use of GeoGebra and investigating the large data set

Who will benefit from attending?

The course is suitable for all teachers of GCSE/A level Mathematics. No previous experience of using GeoGebra is expected for the session.

For the first session, any device with GeoGebra installed on it will suitable (laptop, tablet or smartphone). This can be downloaded for free.

Other Information

Course Leader: Tom Button

Tom Button is Student Support Leader for the Advanced Mathematics Support Programme and MEI's Learning Technologies Specialist. In addition to his work for the AMSP, Tom is an expert in the use of technology for the teaching and learning of mathematics and has presented a large number of professional development courses. Tom's blog, Digital technologies for learning mathematics, can be found here.

Directions can be found here.

Key Facts

Event ref:

#5069

Audience:

Teachers

Curriculum focus:

A level Mathematics, 11-16 maths

Mathematical focus:

Use of technology

Event format:

Face-to-face Professional Development

Event length:

2.5 hours

Region:

Yorkshire and the Humber

Venue:

The Freedom Centre,
Preston Road,
Kingston upon Hull,
HU9 3QB

Date:

21st January 2019

Course times:

15:45 - 18:15

Fee:

Free

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Queries?

If you have any queries about this event, please do not hesitate to contact:

Jean Smith
[email protected]

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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