A level Maths: Problem solving, modelling and a review of 2019 exams

Cambridge

Overview

David McEwan from AQA will present a Review of the A level Maths and Further Maths papers from 2019 in the morning, then Bernard Murphy will lead PD on ideas for developing problem solving skills in the A level classroom. 

Aims

  • To review last summer's exams
  • To develop approaches to teaching mathematical modelling
  • To develop approaches to teaching students to interpret, reason and explain
  • To develop approaches to teaching students problem solving

Who will benefit from attending?

 Teachers of A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics

Content

 

09:00          Arrival and refreshments

09:30          Review of 2019 exams (part 1)

10:30          Break

10:45          Review of 2019 exams (part 2)

11:45          A problem to solve

12:00          Lunch

12:45          A lesson on a pure topic from AS with a focus on problem solving

13:45          Reflect on the lesson.  What worked, any opportunities missed?

14:00          Break

14:25          Six ideas for developing problem solving skills in the A level classroom

15:30          Evaluation

Key Facts

Event ref:

#7101

Audience:

Teachers

Curriculum focus:

A level Mathematics

Event format:

Face-to-face Professional Development

Event length:

6 hours

Region:

East of England

Venue:

Comberton Village College,
West Street,
Comberton,
Cambridge,
CB23 7DU

Date:

Mon 9th Mar 2020

Course times:

09:30 - 15:45

Fee:

Free

Priority Area subsidy:

£250

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Queries?

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

Helen Harris
[email protected]

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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