Year 12 A level Maths Problem Solving Day

Peterborough

Aims

  • To allow students to discuss and try out problem solving strategies, to think about different ways of looking at example problems and how to approach writing solutions.
  • To provide students with an opportunity to begin to increase their depth of mathematical understanding and so gain confidence in attempting the more problem-solving based questions.

Who will benefit from attending?

Year 12 students who are currently studying A level Maths.

Problem-solving is a key component of the new AS & A levels and Maths. This conference gives students a chance to develop their problem-solving skills through a variety of different activities, so that students are more confident in dealing with the problem-solving aspect within the A level syllabus. 

Content

Timetable for the day:

0900-0940- Introduction and setting the scene

0945-1045- workshop 1

1045-1100 - Break

1100-1200- workshop 2

1200-1245- Lunch (students to bring packed lunch)

1245-1325- Second session (joint)

1330-1445- workshop 3

1450-1510 - Plenary +evaluation

Key Facts

Event ref:

#5440

Audience:

Students

Curriculum focus:

A level Mathematics

Mathematical focus:

Mechanics, Statistics, Pure, Problem solving, Reasoning

Event format:

Conference

Event length:

1 day

Region:

East of England

Venue:

Sir Harry Smith Community College,
Eastrea Rd, Whittlesey, ,
Peterborough ,
PE7 1XB

Date:

Thu 14th Feb 2019

Course times:

09:00 - 15:15

Fee:

Free

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Queries?

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

Lily Tang-Gentile
[email protected]
07487522936

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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