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Webinar CPD Programme

Session Title Description Host Date Time Duration Cost
Mastering Arithmetic Part 1 This webinar will look at ways to enhance the teaching of arithmetic and provide opportunities to conceptualise often misconceived ideas like place value. We will look at manipulatives, models and machines to strengthen understanding of what arithmetic is. Gary Lamb 26 May 2020 09:30 1 hour £20
Mastering Arithmetic Part 2 In this webinar we will follow on from part 1 and delve deeper into enhancing arithmetic and look at various models for the four operations and how we can create a solid foundation to smooth the transition to working algebraically. Gary Lamb 27 May 2020 09:30 1 hour £20
Cuisenaire - An Introduction In this introductory session we will look at how we can use Cuisenaire Rods to help pupils conceptualise ideas in number, arithmetic and fractions. Cuisenaire is a manipulative with great utility and helps pupils explore and understand relationships, avoiding purely instrumental understanding. Jonathan Hall 28 May 2020 09:30 1 hour £20
Cuisenaire Masterclass A masterclass on the use of Cuisenaire in the classroom. A wide range of engaging and effective tasks will be explored covering key topics within number, algebra and geometry. Jonathan Hall 29 May 2020 09:30 1 hour £20
Algebra Tiles: Directed Number In this webinar we will focus on working with directed number and in particular how we can offer coherent models, through the use of algebra tiles, to provide better opportunities for conceptual understanding. Gary Lamb 01 June 2020 16:00 1 hour £20
Autograph Lesson Ideas in Shapes In this webinar we will focus on using Autograph for Lesson ideas in Shape: Reflections, Rotations, Enlargements. Robert Smith 03 June 2020 10:30 1.5 hours FREE
Behaving Mathematically This webinar takes a look at the 'behave' phase of a learning episode, exploring a selection of problems to encourage pupils to 'behave mathematically' in lessons. We will look at a range of tasks, each are pedagogically rich, require minimal preparation and will add an important and interesting dynamic to your lessons. Jonathan Hall 04 June 2020 16:00 1 hour £20
Mastering Proof with Algebra Tiles This webinar will take a look at the teaching of algebraic proof, and how algebra tiles can be used make sense of typical exam style questions students may face. Jonathan Hall 05 June 2020 16:00 1 hour £20
BAR Modelling Part 1 An introduction to the bar model and a look at how bar models can be used to solve problems involving fractions, decimals, percentages and ratio. Gary Lamb 08 June 2020 16:00 1 hour £20
Embedding Problem Solving The session will consider ways of ensuring problem solving is not a 'bolt on', but is well planned and scheduled to complement and enhance a rich experience of learning mathematics. Gary Lamb 09 June 2020 16:00 1 hour £20
Autograph Lesson Ideas in Number In this webinar we will focus on using Autograph for Lesson ideas in Number. Robert Smith 10 June 2020 10:30 1.5 hours FREE
Making the Most of Two-Colour Counters In this webinar your will learn how to start getting the most out of this powerful and versatile manipulative, with tried and tested ‘low floor, high ceiling’ activities to use in the classroom, covering topics such as number, algebra, proof and probability. Jonathan Hall 11 June 2020 16:00 1 hour £20
BAR Modelling Part 2 Part two of this course shows how the bar model can be used within algebra and takes a look at a range of problems which involve forming and solving linear and simultaneous equations. Jonathan Hall 12 June 2020 16:00 1 hour £20
Catch up - Autograph Lesson Ideas in Shapes In this webinar we will focus on using Autograph for Lesson ideas in Shape: Reflections, Rotations, Enlargements. Robert Smith 15 June 2020 10:30 1.5 hours FREE
Catch up - Autograph Lesson Ideas in Number In this webinar we will focus on using Autograph for Lesson ideas in Number. Robert Smith 16 June 2020 10:30 1.5 hours FREE
Autograph Lesson Ideas in Algebra In this webinar we will focus on using Autograph for Lesson ideas in Algbebra and Graphing. Robert Smith 17 June 2020 10:30 1.5 hours FREE
Mastering Arithmetic *A Best Of - combining Part 1 and 2
This webinar will look at ways to enhance the teaching of arithmetic and provide opportunities to conceptualise often misconceived ideas like place value. We will then delve deeper into enhancing arithmetic and look at various models for the four operations and how we can create a solid foundation to smooth the transition to working algebraically.
Gary Lamb 17 June 2020 16:00 1 hour £20
Behaving Mathematically 2 Back with a new set of engaging problems and tasks, we will look at the'behave' phase of a learning episode, exploring a selection of problems to encourage pupils to 'behave mathematically' in lessons. Jonathan Hall 18 June 2020 16:00 1 hour £20
Dienes Blocks - An Introduction Dienes block are an incredibly powerful manipulative. This course shows how they can be used to enhance the understanding of fundamental maths topics such as place value and the four operations. Jonathan Hall 19 June 2020 16:00 1 hour £20
Teach, Do, Practise, Behave: Fractions In this webinar we will look how we can phase the learning of fractions using the teach, do, practise, behave model. In particular we will look at a snap shot of how we could teach a learning episode on fractions, including some useful tasks and models to use to offer opportunities to connect idea and build true conceptual understanding. This webinar builds on previous webinars using Cuisenaire Rods and bar modelling. Gary Lamb 22 June 2020 16:00 1 hour £20
Catch up - Autograph Lesson Ideas in Algebra In this webinar we will focus on using Autograph for Lesson ideas in Algebra and Graphing. Robert Smith 23 June 2020 10:30 1.5 hours FREE
Autograph Lesson Ideas in Data In this webinar we will focus on using Autograph for Lesson ideas in Data. Robert Smith 24 June 2020 10:30 1.5 hours FREE
Cuisenaire - An Introduction In this introductory session we will look at how we can use Cuisenaire Rods to help pupils conceptualise ideas in number, arithmetic and fractions. Cuisenaire is a manipulative with great utility and helps pupils explore and understand relationships, avoiding purely instrumental understanding. Jonathan Hall 25 June 2020 16:00 1 hour £20
Cuisenaire Masterclass A masterclass on the use of Cuisenaire in the classroom. A wide range of engaging and effective tasks will be explored covering key topics within number, algebra and geometry. Jonathan Hall 26 June 2020 16:00 1 hour £20
Catch up - Autograph Lesson Ideas in Data In this webinar we will focus on using Autograph for Lesson ideas in Data. Robert Smith 29 June 2020 10:30 1.5 hours FREE
Rapidly Improving Outcomes of Low Attaining Pupils In this webinar, we will examine the need for pragmatism, careful planning and common sense to make significant learning gains with pupils who have been the product of a conveyor belt system. Gary Lamb 30 June 2020 16:00 1 hour £20

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