Quantitative Skills: Maths for Other A Level Subjects

Nottingham

Overview

We are aware of the increase in mathematical content in a number of A Level specifications. This course is aimed at colleagues who are teaching the quantitative skills component of Geography, Psychology and Biology A Levels. 

Strategies and ideas will be provided for teachers to use in their classrooms to deepen their students' understanding.

Who will benefit from attending?

Teachers who are delivering the mathematical component of Geography, Psychology, and Biology A Levels.

Content

Teaching Averages and Spread

During this session we will model approaches to the teaching of Averages and Standard Deviation. We will also look at how they are assessed in the different A Levels. 

Teaching Spearmans Rank Correlation

This session will look at teaching approaches to introduce students to Spearmans Rank Correlation Coefficient and how to analyse the results you achieve.

Chi-squared Test

This session will look at the use of chi-squared tests in A Level Biology, Geography and Psychology. It will look at ideas for teaching the concepts to students. No prior knowledge will be expected

t-tests

This session will look at the use of t-tests in A Level Biology and Geography and ideas for teaching the concepts to students.

Eligibility

This day course is available to all teachers who are involved in preparing students for the mathematical content of A Level courses

Key Facts

Event ref:

#7041

Audience:

Teachers

Curriculum focus:

Core Maths

Mathematical focus:

Curriculum planning, Reasoning

Event format:

Face-to-face Professional Development

Event length:

1 day

Region:

East Midlands

Venue:

The Pope Building,
University of Nottingham,
University Park,
Nottinghamshire,
NG7 2RD

Date:

Wed 4th Mar 2020

Course times:

09:30 - 15:30

Fee:

This course is free for all participants.

State-sector subsidy:

£200

Priority Area subsidy:

£250

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Queries?

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

Ann-Marie Newton
[email protected]

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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