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Classroom Corner Virtual - Term 3, 2022

  • Workshop
  • August 24, 2022, 8AM  - August 24, 2022, 9AM
  • Membership Price $ 0.00 (includes GST of $ 0.00) per person
    Non-Member Price $ 25.00 (includes GST of $ 2.27) per person
    • Online via Zoom WA Australia
  • Maths talks that promote reasoning “We don’t need children to be fast in math, calculators are fast. We need children to be thinkers.” Dr Yeap Ban Har, Mathematics educator and teaching professional development advocate in Singapore. When an algorithm is shown to students it becomes the accepted and only way that they solve number problems and get the correct answer. During this workshop the focus will be on not only the correct answer, but the variety of strategies students use, and teachers should celebrate and encourage.

Description

Focus - Years PP - 7

Maths talks that promote reasoning

Presented by Paula McMahon

“We don’t need children to be fast in math, calculators are fast. We need children to be thinkers.” Dr Yeap Ban Har, Mathematics educator and teaching professional development advocate in Singapore.

When an algorithm is shown to students it becomes the accepted and only way that they solve number problems and get the correct answer. During this workshop the focus will be on not only the correct answer, but the variety of strategies students use, and teachers should celebrate and encourage.

Location

  • Online via Zoom WA Australia