Problem solving within GCSE Mathematics
A one-day course for teachers, organised by the Advanced Mathematics Support Programme (AMSP) and led by Phil Chaffé of the AMSP's Central Team, looking at the assessment objectives within GCSE Mathematics designed to test problem solving skills.
- Provide teachers with strategies to address the problem solving assessment objectives at GCSE;
- Encourage the use of problem solving activities in KS4 Mathematics classrooms;
- Introduce and assess a range of problem solving materials designed for KS4 students; and
- Provide teachers with some strategies to help students make the transition from GCSE to AS Level Mathematics.
Who will benefit from attending?
All teachers of GCSE Mathematics.
- 10:00 to 10:30 Registration and coffee
- 10:30 to 11:00 Introduction and initial problem
- 11:00 to 11:30 What is problem solving and why is it important?
- 11:30 to 12:30 Twenty mathematical problems suitable for GCSE students
- 12:30 to 13:30 Lunch
- 13:30 to 14:30 Other sources for mathematical problems
- 14:30 to 14:45 Afternoon tea
- 14:45 to 16:00 Smoothing the transition to AS Level Mathematics
This is the seventh time we've offered this popular one-day course in Lancaster.
Phil has worked in a number of schools producing resources for mathematics teaching at all levels.
Face-to-face Professional Development
Bowland Hall Training Suite,
Wed 12th Jun 2019
10:00 - 16:00
If you have any queries about this event, please do not hesitate to contact:
The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard