Further Discrete/Decision Maths
This course will cover key discrete mathematics topics from the new A level Further Mathematics specifications and will introduce teachers to teaching ideas and resources to support their teaching of these topics. Topics include Big M, Simplex method, Floyd'sAlgorithm, Graphs and planarity and touring algorithms.
The course will be delivered using visual presentation, interactive work and practical demonstration. Key course materials will be made available to delegates electronically.
- To cover key discrete mathematics topics from the A level Further Mathematics specifications
- To introduce teachers to teaching ideas and resources to support decision/discrete mathematics
- To consider common misconceptions in these and other topics
- To provide hints for preparing students for decision/discrete mathematics exams
Who will benefit from attending?
This course will support teachers offering Discrete and Decision Further Mathematics at A level. An understanding of graph theory, algorithms on networks and (graphical) linear programming is assumed.
|09:30||Arrival and refreshments|
|10:00||Planarity & Graph theory|
|11:30||Break and refreshments|
|11:45||Introduction to the Simplex Algorithm|
|13:15||Big M Methods & Two Step (Simplex Algorithm)|
|14:15||Break and refreshments|
Course Fee: £50 per delegate for teachers from state-funded or independent schools and colleges.
Cheques should be made payable to Edgbarrow School and addressed to:
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Payment can also be made by BACS transfer using these details:
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PGCE or GTP trainees may attend this course free of charge if they are accompanied by at least one paying teacher from the same school/college. Enquire by email to the address below for further details of how to take up this special offer
A level Further Mathematics
Face-to-face Professional Development
Little Heath School,
Little Heath Road,
Fri 25th Jan 2019
09:30 - 16:00
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