Y12 Problem-Solving Booster

Online

Overview

A half-day intensive ‘problem-solving booster’ event to help students improve their conceptual understanding and develop their problem-solving skills for A-Level mathematics. Developing students' problem-solving skills in this way can lead to improved attainment and greater confidence generally in mathematics.

Aims

  • To develop students' conceptual thinking using a range of problems from pure mathematics
  • To allow students time in small groups to discuss ideas and develop their thinking in collaboration with other students and a mentor

Who will benefit from attending?

Y12 students of A-Level Mathematics.

Content

This event will be held online. The draft programme is as follows:

12.30 - 1.00: A plenary session covering some basic but very useful problem-solving techniques

1.10 - 2.00: Small group session 1 (6 students), with two mentors from LJMU, covering problems in co-ordinate geometry

2.10 - 3.00: Small group session 2 (6 students), with two mentors from LJMU, covering problems in calculus

3.00 - 3.30: Mini-Dragon Maths competition, plus brief plenary.

Key Facts

Event ref:

#8168

Audience:

Students

Target year:

Year 12

Curriculum focus:

A level Mathematics

Mathematical focus:

Pure

Event format:

Enrichment

Event length:

3 hours

Region:

North West

Date:

Thu 25th Feb 2021

Course times:

12:30 - 15:30

Fee:

FREE

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Queries?

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

Martin Bamber
[email protected]
+447867553684

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