Building Conceptual Understandings in Mathematics Through an Inquiry Approach
4 interactive live webinars
May 13, 20, 27 and June 3 2021 (Thursdays)
3:30 pm. - 5:30 pm.(Thailand Time)
register by April 30, 2021
Baht 13500 per participant per webinar (≈USD 432)
Primary Teachers, Curriculum Coordinators and Learning Needs teachers
Explore how we can develop mathematically empowered and curious learners.
Explore how we might further develop our skills as teachers who are prepared to embrace thinking conceptually about mathematics.
Reflect on our own beliefs and practices regarding the teaching and learning of mathematics.
Session 1. May 13, 2021
Teachers as inquirers of mathematical concepts.
Session 2. May 20, 2021
Inquiring dispositions and ways to foster them in learners.
Session 3. May 27, 2021
Pt 1 Building conceptual understandings in mathematics through an inquiry approach.
Session 4. June 3, 2021
Pt 2 Building conceptual understandings in mathematics through an inquiry approach.
Structure of Sessions
Pre session activity
Task may involve watching a video or reading a short article/blog and reflection. Work on a mathematical task yourself and/or with your students and reflect on the mathematical learning/thinking involved (first session pre task emailed 2 weeks prior to session 1.
Part A: (60mins)
Presenter input + breakout groups + presenter input + short task/breakout groups
Part B: (50mins)
Presenter input + breakout groups + collaboration/sharing + presenter input
You may be asked before a session to have some simple equipment with you during the session such as counters, tape measure, small scales etc. things you would very likely have at school or home.
Meredith Page has many years’ experience in facilitating professional learning for teachers. She has led many workshops in Australia for the Association of Independent Schools in SA and written and led workshops in Australia and South America for MLATS. As well as in the Asia Pacific region for the International Baccalaureate Organisation.
Her latest role as a Curriculum Coordinator includes challenging and supporting
teachers to think more conceptually across all learning areas so they can create
authentic opportunities for student inquiry.