Online Workshops for Teachers of Secondary School Mathematics
Combining S.T.E. and M. through the use of Design Challenges
with Jennifer Chalmers of the Royal Institute
Thursday 13th August 2020 at 4pm - 5pm
$15 registration fee
Experience how maths can be taught alongside science, technology and engineering to provide students with real life applications and context for the learning, ensuring engagement in , and motivation for, the subject.
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Sequences, series and calculators with Barry Kissane
Have your graphics calculator ready (BK will use Casio)
Thursday 13th August 2020 5pm-6pm
Sequences and series are fundamental mathematical ideas, and so are a number of ways in which they can be represented, profitably investigated and efficiently handles on graphics calculators by students, to develop intuitions and understandings as well as to solve practical problems. We will explore some of these together in this hands-on workshop.
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Using SCINEMA films to put maths in context with Jennifer Chalmers of the Royal Institute
Thursday 20th August 2020 4pm-5pm
The SCINEMA International Film Festival showcases the best scientific films from around the world. These are then curated into playlists for schools to use film asm the perfect medium to engage students in a formative and entertaining way. See how to use the films and associated resources here.
Power of matrices and their real power with Constantin Naum of Woodville High School
Thursday 20th August 2020 5pm - 6pm
The use of "the power of matrices" in determining the general term of a sequence given in the recursive form. EG, finding the general term of the Fibonacci sequence by using matrices. The use of the graphics calculator, the mathematical induction an d diagonalisation of the matrix processes will be used.
2- hour online Professional Learning for New Maths Leaders
If you are a new Maths Leader, or perhaps been doing it a while but would like some pointers, Rebecca Garrett, MASA President and Head of Maths at Trinity College, is running a 2-hour professional learning session viz zoom on Thursday 27th August 4pm-6pm
The session is $30 inc GST and certificates of participation will be issued.
The 2020 Primary Maths Conference will be held on Saturday September 19th
at Parkside Primary School
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Please consider presenting a workshop:
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2020 STEM Conference
for teachers of years 6-11
Co-hosted by MASA and SASTA, this annual all-day event showcases the latest ideas in teaching STEM.
Please consider sharing your experience, technology, methods.
More details to follow.
Address: 80 Payneham Rd, Stepney, SA, 5069
Phone: 08 8362 4332
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