Building Conceptual Understandings in Mathematics Through an Inquiry Approach
4 interactive sessions - 2 hours per session
(participant will receive certificate of completion of 8 PD hours at the end of the workshop)
October 7, 13, 20, 27, 2021
London 7.00 am | India 11.30 am
Bangkok 1.00pm | Adelaide 4.30 pm
register by September 30, 2021
(limited seats - not more than 20 participants)
Group of 2 or more
USD 360 per participant
Meredith has worked as a classroom teacher, PYP Coordinator, IBO workshop leader and site visitor for PYP schools.
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.
Classroom teachers of elementary and primary years students and Learning Needs teachers.
Curriculum coordinators may find the ideas and concepts presented to be useful in mentoring classroom teachers.
📚Explore how we can lead students to become mathematically empowered and curious learners.
📚Reflect on our own beliefs and practices regarding the teaching and learning of mathematics.
Session 1. October 7, 2021
Teachers as inquirers of mathematical concepts.
Session 2. October 13 , 2021
Fostering inquiring dispositions in mathematics.
Session 3. October 20, 2021
Pt 1 Building conceptual understandings in mathematics through an inquiry approach.
Session 4. October 27, 2021
Pt 2 Building conceptual understandings in mathematics through an inquiry approach.
Pre session activity
Task may involve watching a video, working on a task or reading a short article/blog and reflecting on the mathematical learning/thinking involved.
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.