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Enhancing Number Skills through Games (Yrs 3 - 9)

Date(s):
20th Jul 2020
Time:
4:00PM - 5:00PM
Venue:
Virtual Learning Session
Details and invitation to join the meeting will be provided closer to the date of the event. Online session delivered by MAV
Costs:
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Description:

DATE: Monday 20th July

Registrations close: Thursday 16th July

Target Audience: Teachers of Years 3 – 9

Description:

Stop losing engagement in middle years due to poor number skills. Students who have not mastered multiplication will struggle with fractions, algebra, area, percentages, changing a recipe, financial problems…and on and on. It’s no wonder these learners’ disposition toward maths is negative.

This hands-on workshop will provide strategies and engaging activities to rapidly build number skills and confidence in your learners. Bring your own deck of playing cards and preferably a partner as we explore ways to teach multiplication that go beyond rote learning a set of facts.

A range of online video tutorials and activities will be made available to participants.

Presenter: Andrew Lorimer-Derham

Andrew is a passionate educator and inventor who is relentlessly creating unique ways to spread a love of mathematics. Andrew’s desire to build skills and confidence in his students has seen him develop Think Square (a suite of hands-on maths games), Mirrogram (the world’s first reflective clothing line) and Skillhouettes (an app to track and record motor skill development). Andrew takes great pleasure in demonstrating what a joyful, imaginative and playful pursuit maths can (and should) be. He is not afraid to think differently, make mistakes and try new things. Whether that’s playing tug-of-war to teach algebra or taking Year 12’s to every train station in Melbourne in 24 hours as a Networks problem. Andrew will inspire you to see possibilities, be creative, and think outside the box as you shape the next generation of mathematicians.

PLEASE NOTE: This session will be delivered via WebEx. If possible, the session will be recorded with audio recording over the presenter’s PowerPoint.

Ref: WEB-P0000004-14

 

Event Booking and Cancellation Policy

Participants who cancel their booking on or prior to the advertised closing date will receive a full refund less the cancellation fee of $35. All cancellations must be in writing and include any documentation already sent out.

NO REFUNDS are available after the advertised closing date as costs will have been incurred and catering booked.

If events are free there is no cancellation fee.