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Real world maths

These workshops show how you can apply a contextual approach to mathematics concepts to engage students by linking what they are learning in class to their own lives and future careers.

THIS INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP WILL ALLOW YOU TO:

  • discover how you can bring relevant, real world examples to your classroom
  • develop a toolkit of activities and resources for applying real life context in maths classes
  • practice bringing a real world context to your maths classes to engage students in what they are learning.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Years 7 - 10 mathematics teachers, curriculum leaders, support staff and anyone else who is interested in contextual based approaches to teaching maths!

 

YOU MIGHT BE INTERESTED IF YOU ARE:

  • curious about how a contextual approach to teaching and learning can develop critical and creative thinking skills
  • looking for clarity about how to best apply relevant, real world context to maths lessons
  • keen to discover fresh approaches to engaging students in maths.
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PROFESSIONAL LEARNING STANDARDS

Aspects of the following AITSL National Professional Standards for Teachers will be addressed: 1.2, 2.2, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4.