Reading like a Mathematician

Suitable for: Heads of Department, Subject Leaders, Teachers, ECTs, Teaching Assistants, LTA

Course code Keystages Presented by
NUM525 KS3; KS4; Post16
  • Helen Monaghan (Secondary Mathematics Consultant)

To identify and discuss the literacy and reading skills required to be a successful mathematician
To consider strategies for developing student knowledge and use of mathematical vocabulary, conventions and notation
To consider strategies to develop mathematical reading and comprehension skills

This course is aimed at secondary mathematics teachers and may also be appropriate for HLTAs and teachers from other specialisms working in mathematics departments.

Reading mathematics rarely involves reading a novel or lengthy worded descriptions or instructions. Much of the reading carried out by successful mathematicians involves reading and understanding mathematical words, notation and conventions, an ability to comprehend a scenario or problem and an ability to identify the mathematics involved in that scenario.

Book 3 get the 4th for FREE
This offer applies to full day Secondary specific courses for English, Maths, Science and Learning and Teaching which are marked as such.
Network meetings and Senior Leader briefings are NOT included in this offer. The discount will be applied at the point the fourth place or course from your school is booked. This offer runs through the academic year 2022-23 only.

To take advantage of this offer please email lpds@lancashire.gov.uk with the four courses and delegate names and we will discount the fourth place.
This offer can be multiplied i.e. book 8 get 2 free etc..

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