Sixth Form Student and Teacher Problem Solving Conference

Cambridge

Overview

This conference will be of interest to sixth form students and their teachers who are looking to explore mathematical problem-solving more deeply. It is open to any student and it will be particularly relevant to students going on to sit STEP, MAT or TMUA examinations. Teachers can attend with up to five students and will have the opportunity to work on problems with their students and attend separate CPD sessions for problem-solving.

Please note :

Refreshments will be provided for everyone during breaks in the programme.

Students should bring their own packed lunch with them (which should not include any products with peanuts). 

Teachers will be provided with a light buffet lunch for which they should note dietary requirements on the application form.

Aims

  • Allow students to attempt problems both in groups and on their own
  • Allow students to look at questions from the Senior Team Mathematics Challenge and the Liverpool Fun Maths Roadshow
  • Get students thinking about writing and presenting their solutions to problems
  • Give students a chance to explore an area of maths not in the standard curriculum
  • Give students the chance to look at questions from STEP, TMUA and MAT examinations

Who will benefit from attending?

5 Year 12/13 students can attend FREE of charge from each school/college.

Teachers accompanying their students also attend for free.

Content

This conference will be of interest to sixth form students and their teachers who are looking to explore mathematical problem-solving more deeply. Teachers can attend with up to five students and will have the opportunity to work on problems with their students and attend separate CPD sessions for problem-solving.

Other Information

The conference will be held at the Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge CB3 0WA  For full details please see http://www.cms.cam.ac.uk/visiting/

All places should be booked at one time by a single teacher from the school or college.

Cost

This conference is free of charge thanks to generous funding from the DfE.

Key Facts

Event ref:

#6529

Audience:

Students,Teachers

Curriculum focus:

University admissions tests

Mathematical focus:

Problem solving

Event format:

Conference

Event length:

1 day

Region:

East of England

Venue:

Centre for Mathematical Sciences,
University of Cambridge,
Wilberforce Road,
Cambridge,
Cambs,
CB3 0WA

Date:

Mon 9th Dec 2019

Course times:

09:30 - 15:30

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Queries?

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

Kristin Coldwell
[email protected]

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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