Developing problem-solving skills in Year 12London
- To highlight the need for mathematical thought processes in students
- To provide teachers with the skills and strategies needed to effectively prepare their students for the problem solving requirements of the final examination
- To provide teachers with a plan for developing their most able students so they are able to consider universities that require admissions tests
- To encourage the use of a variety of problem solving activities in AS/A level maths classrooms
- To introduce and assess a range of problem solving materials designed for AS/A level maths students.
Who will benefit from attending?
The course is aimed at both new and experienced teachers of Maths.
The course aims to give teachers a chance to reflect on their own approach to problem-solving in the classroom, share and appreciate best practice and implement it in their plans for future teaching.
10:00 Introduction - What does problem-solving feel like to students?
10:30 Developing mathematical thinking.
11:15 Introducing problem solving into the Year 12 curriculum
13:15 Sources of problems
14:30 Collaborative problem solving
15:00 Opening doors to admissions tests
15:45 End of day
Materials and Equipment
Please bring a laptop
Priority will be given to teachers from state funded schools.
A level Mathematics, University admissions tests
Mechanics, Statistics, Pure, Problem solving, Use of technology, Reasoning
Face-to-face Professional Development
London and South East
UCL Institute of Education,
20 Bedford Way,
Fri 24th Jan 2020
10:00 - 15:45
If you have any queries about this event, please do not hesitate to contact:
The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard