### Mathematics topics (Phase 1)

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/wie/teaching/pgce/secondary/subjects/maths/topics/

Contents page for the mathematics subject sessions from September to November 2010. Further details of each topic will appear beneath the headers.

#### Introducing and Teaching the National Curriculum

*21st September*

Considered the importance of Mathematics within the school curriculum.

#### Teaching Number

*23rd September*

Discussed topic plan for the teaching of positive and negative numbers; techniques suitable for the teaching of fractions; the use of Grid Algebra. Some useful ideas.

#### Teaching Algebra

*24th September (1/2 clash with Physics)*

Looked at differing conceptions children have of algebra (different levels of understanding).

#### Teaching Geometry

*28th September*

Began using Geogebra package; tried semi-regular tessalation activity.

#### Teaching Statistics

*1st October*

‘Misconceptions in probability’ presentation; data handling task, encouraged to give a point to statistics activities

#### Developing Pupils’ Use of Mathematics

#### Questioning

#### Assessment for Learning in Mathematics

#### Managing the Mathematics Classroom

#### Primary/Secondary Transition

*8th December / Hazel Howat*

Useful presentation about differences between teaching in KS2 and 3, and strategies to help.

#### Introduction to Assessment

#### Differentiation in Mathematics part 1

#### ICT in Mathematics Teaching

#### Staging a good mathematics lesson

*7th October / Nick McIvor*

Very useful presentation; considering teacher positioning, lesson narrative.

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