A Practical Approach to Teaching A-Level MechanicsOnline
This course aims to provide teaching ideas and resources to help promote the study of mechanics in a practical and meaningful way. The activities undertaken will promote discussion and assist in developing students’ problem-solving skills and hence their understanding of fundamental mechanical techniques. All activities are designed for immediate use in the classroom and using only simple, readily available equipment.
- • Increase teachers' awareness of interesting and engaging methods for deepening students' conceptual understanding of mechanics.
- • Promote collaboration with other teachers of A-Level mechanics.
- • Provide suggestions for resources that can be used in the classroom to strengthen students' understanding and enjoyment of the subject.
Who will benefit from attending?
Any current or prospective teacher of A (or AS)-Level mechanics.
The day will comprise the following two ONLINE sessions:
This is an online professional development event comprising two afternoon sessions: Monday 17th Jan 2022 1 - 3.30pm and Monday 24th Jan 2022 1 - 3.30pm. Meeting details will be circulated to those registered closer to the date of the first session.
Teachers from state-funded schools can attend this course for free.
A level Mathematics
Mechanics, Problem solving
Face-to-face Professional Development
University of Liverpool,
Mon 17th Jan 2022
13:00 - 15:30
If you have any queries about this event, please do not hesitate to contact:
The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard