DATE: Thursday 6th August
Registrations close: Tuesday 4th August
TIME: 4pm - 5pm
Target Audience: Secondary Teachers of Mathematics and Digital Technologies
This webinar explores activities and technologies suitable for the secondary Maths classroom, bringing in expertise and knowledge from Digital Learning and Teaching Victoria (DLTV).
In this workshop, MAV together with DLTV will showcase a selection of mathematics activities with digital applications. This will include some maths apps, and freely available software with mathematical applications. Discussion will focus on algorithmic thinking.
The session will run for 45 min, plus 15 minutes for input and Question and Answer time from attendees.
Presenters: Nathan Alison, Danijela Draskovic & Helen Haralambous
Nathan Alison (DLTV) taught Digital Technologies, VCE Computing and Software Development in Victoria for 11 years before beginning work at DLTV. He brings a background in Computer Science Engineering and years of hobby coding, as well as a keen desire to help teachers with more complex Computer Science concepts through clear explanations and relevant activities.
Danijela Draskovic (MAV) is a secondary Mathematics Education Consultant for the Mathematical Association of Victoria. Danijela has taught mathematics in Independent Schools in Victoria as well as in the UK. She believes that most people can engage and have success in mathematics by approaching the subject in a holistic and meaningful way. Danijela is passionate about exploring the affordances of technology in enhancing teaching and learning by modelling concepts in visual and dynamic ways. She is also an accredited trainer for Texas Instruments.
Helen Haralambous (MAV) is a secondary Mathematics Education consultant for the Mathematical Association of Victoria. Helen has extensive teaching experience in secondary schools. This includes 32 years teaching secondary school mathematics, in 4 different schools. She has held leadership positions including mathematics faculty coordinator and Leading teacher positions in Numeracy, Curriculum, Student Management and Professional Development. She has worked as an education consultant at the ABS and has co-authored Year 7–10 mathematics textbooks.
PLEASE NOTE: This session will be delivered via WebEx. If possible, the session will be recorded with audio recording over the presenter’s PowerPoint.