This one day course will look at the Stage demands for teaching mathematics. This could be  a refresher of Stage appropriate content for teachers moving between stages or an introduction to teachers new to S2

Content focus:

  • Important relevant stage syllabus outcomes – looking at what comes before and where we are going!
  • Unpack ideas on developing fluency using efficient mental and written strategies to solve problems.
  • Build understanding and link mathematical concepts and ideas for Stage 2 students.
  • Use of technology to investigate mathematical concepts
  • Formative assessment examples in Mathematics
  • The balance between formative and summative assessments to drive teaching and student groups.
  • Differentiating content within the stage – differentiating planning using rich tasks.
  • Backward mapping – for planning rich learning tasks.
  • Simple classroom resources

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