Teaching for Big Ideas in Mathematics - Mike Askew
The session, sponsored by Oxford University Press and organised by Portsmouth Education Partnership , offers the opportunity to attend a free full day of professional development, looking in detail at:
- What is a Big Idea?
- What are some Big Ideas in Mathematics?
- Planning and Teaching Mathematics with a Focus on Big Ideas.
Mike Askew is an internationally renowned expert in Primary mathematics education who believes that all pupils can act as mathematicians, given rich, engaging and challenging problems to reason about.
Mike has taught at all levels and has led research projects and writing throughout the world, including “Effective Teachers of Numeracy in Primary Schools” (TTA) and Nuffield funded projects including “Raising Attainment in Numeracy” and “Mental Calculations: Interpretations and Implementation”. Following his role as Professor of Education at King’s College London, Mike has spent the last 4 years as Professor of Primary Education at Monash University, Melbourne
£30 per delegate
Numbers will be limited (max 2 delegates per school)