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Leading curriculum change for more able learners in KS3 maths
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Leading curriculum change for more able learners in KS3 maths

Support to design and implement a broad, balanced and challenging curriculum in KS3 maths

 

Date: 26 November 2019

Location: London

This new one-day course has been developed to support current or aspiring heads of department to design and implement a broad, balanced and challenging curriculum in KS3 maths. Delegates will be supported in critically reviewing their school's current provision, and in developing practical ideas for future implementation.

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Members' early-bird(Available until 30 September 2019)

Attendee Price
£225.00
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Members

Attendee Price
£250.00
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Non-members

Attendee Price
£360.00
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Led by NACE Associate Rob Lightfoot, this new one-day course offers practical guidance and examples for heads of department seeking to ensure their KS3 maths curriculum offers sufficient challenge for all learners. Delegates will leave with a refreshed understanding of how best to support the most able mathematicians; a suite of strategies, examples and ideas to share with colleagues; and clear next steps for departmental curriculum development and implementation.

This workshop is aimed at:

  • Current heads of department
  • Senior maths teachers and aspiring heads of department

9.00am

  • Coffee and registration

9.30am

  • Outcomes for the day
  • The mind of a more able mathematician
  • Cognitive Load Theory
  • Expertise Reversal Effect
  • Bjork’s Theory of Disuse and Ebbingham’s Curve
  • Working memory and long-term memory

10.30am

  • Break

10.50am

  • Ensuring sufficient depth at KS3 whilst maintaining coverage of the curriculum
  • Distributed learning and problem solving
  • Goal-free problems
  • Doctor Frost, Don Steward, NRICH

12.30pm

  • Lunch

1.15pm

  • Enriching the more able student in mathematics
  • UKMT challenges
  • Maths Inspiration
  • University links
  • Bletchley Park
  • Reading lists and websites

2.45pm

  • Reflections and action planning

3.15pm

  • Close
  • Ensure your KS3 maths curriculum is sufficiently challenging
  • Understand the needs of more able mathematicians
  • Strategies to deliver both depth and breadth
  • Practical examples to inform your department’s approach
  • Useful resources and ideas to share with colleagues
  • Approaches to curriculum enrichment for more able mathematicians
  • Identify clear next steps and action points for your department
  • Workshop leaders

    Rob Lightfoot
    , NACE Associate

    Maths teacher and more able coordinator at Challenge Award-accredited Haybridge High School, with experience in leading on curriculum design.

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