Building Resilience in your Maths Classroom

Blackpool

Overview

How can you help build resilience in your maths students? This afternoon session will look at which pedagogical approaches help to do this, and also what language and behaviours improve pupils' independence and resilience when tackling mathematical problems.

Aims

  • Understand why some pupils give up when tackling maths problems
  • Explore which pedagogical approaches help build resilience in learners
  • Understand how reinforcing a Growth Mindset can help build resilience in young learners

Who will benefit from attending?

This session would benefit any teachers of Key Stage 3 or 4 mathematics, whether they are NQTs or experienced teachers or Heads of Department, especially if they are noticing that pupils in their lessons "give up" or lack "stickability". Teaching Assistants working within maths departments will also find this session useful.

Materials and Equipment

Please bring along half a dozen GCSE past papers which you will use in the session.

Eligibility

Any teacher or Teaching Assistant wishing to attend may do so, although this is aimed primarily at teachers of mathematics. 

Cost

Free

Key Facts

Event ref:

#6891

Audience:

Teachers

Curriculum focus:

11-16 maths

Mathematical focus:

Problem solving, Leadership, Curriculum planning

Event format:

Face-to-face Professional Development

Event length:

2 hours

Region:

North West

Venue:

South Shore Academy,
St Anne's Road,
Blackpool,
FY4 2AR

Date:

Thu 6th Feb 2020

Course times:

14:45 - 16:45

Fee:

Free

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Queries?

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

Adrian Hall
[email protected]

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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