North West Further Maths Conference - Statistics part 2

Aims

  • To examine the key concepts in common core and selected options for A level Further Mathematics
  • To discuss a range of approaches to teaching Further Maths effectively and in an engaging manner
  • To provide access to a wide variety of suitable resources
  • To explore ways of embedding Technology and the overarching themes of Problem Solving and Modelling into the curriculum

Who will benefit from attending?

This course should appeal to teachers who are relatively new to teaching A level Further Mathematics and would like to refresh their knowledge and to broaden their use of activities and teaching ideas.

Covering the content in a short session means that pace of the session could seem quite fast and so teachers who are completely unfamiliar with the content might consider booking onto the sustained Teaching Further Maths Course (https://amsp.org.uk/teachers/a-level-further/professional-development). 

Content

We'll be looking at some further topics from the probability and statistics options in A Level Further Maths:

- The geometric distribution;

- Continuous random variables and their probability density functions;

- The exponential distribution and its relationship to the Poisson distribution;

- Finding confidence intervals for the sample mean.

Whatever your exam board, you should find plenty of interest.

Eligibility

Open to teachers from state-funded schools and colleges in England and Wales. Priority will be given to teachers from the North West.

Key Facts

Event ref:

#8339

Audience:

Teachers

Curriculum focus:

A level Further Mathematics

Mathematical focus:

Statistics

Event format:

Live Online Professional Development

Event length:

2 hours

Region:

North West

Date:

Mon 28th Jun 2021

Course times:

17:00 - 19:00

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Queries?

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

Abigail Bown, James Groves, Mike Baxter, Andrew Birch, Adrian Hall, Martin Bamber, Jennifer Gatley
[email protected]
07887994086

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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