Category Archives: Mathematics

NNM – Contextualised Learning in Numeracy and Mathematics

Small - Module 22 Session 1Join the team at Education Scotland on Tuesday 10th May at 4pm for Module 22 Session 1- Contextualised Learning in Numeracy and Mathematics – Early Years and Primary.

The aims of this session are to:
•Understand the meaning of ‘contextualised learning’
•Discuss when to use contextualised learning and discrete learning within the context of numeracy and mathematics (in early years and primary)
•Look at different ways of contextualising learning from early through to second level in numeracy and mathematics. This session is aimed at practioners of Early Years and Primary aged pupils.

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NNM – Contextualised Learning in Numeracy and Mathematics 2

Small - Module 22 Session 2Join the team at Education Scotland on Tuesday 17th May at 4pm for Module 22 Session 2 – Contextualised Learning in Numeracy and Mathematics – Secondary.

The aims of this session are to:
•Further understand the meaning of ‘contextualised learning’
•Discuss when to use contextualised learning and discrete learning within the context of numeracy and mathematics (in Secondary)
•Look at different ways of contextualising learning from Broad general Education through to senior phase in numeracy and mathematics.

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NNM – Teaching and Learning approaches from around the world

Small - Module 21Join the team at Education Scotland on Thursday 28th April at 4pm for Module 21 – Teaching and Learning approaches from around the world.

The aims of this session are to:
•Offer an overview of the different methodologies used to teach numeracy and mathematics in high achieving OECD countries.
•Compare the differences in approach to introducing key concepts in these comparator countries. •Explore how some of the effective methodologies may be incorporated into the Scottish curriculum.

The session is suitable for practitioners of pupils aged 3-18.

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NNM – Planning for effective assessment

Small - Module 20Join the Numeracy and Mathematics team at Education Scotland for Module 20 of the series entitled Planning for Effective Assessment. This session is aimed at practitioners of pupils aged 3-18.

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NNM – Developing Number Knowledge – 6

Small- Module 16 Session 6Join the team at Education Scotland on Tuesday 22nd March at 4pm for the last session of Module 16 – Leadership at all levels.

The aims of this session are to:
•Review the key messages from previous modules
•Find out about one school’s approach to changing pedagogy through building capacity
•Hear from learners and teachers about the impact on their practice
•Discuss the role of management teams using the guiding principles

The session is most relevant for practitioners teaching pupils in Early Years and Primary.

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NNM – Developing Number Knowledge – 5

Small - Module 16 Session 5Join the team at Education Scotland on Tuesday 15th March for the fifth session of Module 16 – Learning and teaching approaches.

The aims of this session are to
•Explore what learners and teachers have to say about learning in Numeracy and Mathematics
•Raise awareness of ‘Growth Mindsets’ within numeracy and mathematics
•Discuss the different models of teaching AifL cycle and Cooperative Learning.

The session is most relevant for practitioners teaching pupils in Early Years and Primary.

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SCILT and Gaelic Education

Small - SCILT and GaelicJoin us on Monday 7th March at 4pm for this live event to find out about the support SCILT can provide to teachers involved in Gaelic Education.

The Glow TV event will be presented by Julie-Anne MacKenzie, Professional Development Officer with SCILT. The session will outline the support SCILT can provide to teachers involved in Gaelic Education. The session will be delivered through the medium of Gaelic with a supporting power point presentation available in English.

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Careers Hive LIVE!

Small- Careers HiveCareers Hive, an innovative careers event for S1-S3 pupils hopes to encourage young learners to keep studying science and technology subjects at secondary school. At its core, Careers Hive hopes to inspire the young people attending to consider keeping Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects in their course choices to leave the door open to them, eventually playing a part in the burgeoning and exciting science, tech and innovation sectors.

Join us live through Glow TV from the Careers Hive to have an opportunity to speak to Jules Howard, a zoologist, writer, blogger and broadcaster. He writes on a host of topics relating to zoology and wildlife conservation, and appears regularly in BBC Wildlife Magazine and on radio and TV, including on BBC’s The One Show.

Also Andrew Tibbles who works as Studio mentor for MAKLab. Founded in 2012, MAKLab is a network of creative spaces that provides people with access to the latest disruptive technologies. They deliver teaching workshops, community outreach programmes, professional development and accredited learning for a wide demographic across Scotland.

Finally Alexandra Constantinou who works as an Engineering apprentice for Siemens – the largest engineering company in Europe. Get an opportunity to ask YOUR questions!

Sign up and join us on Tuesday 1st March at 2pm – Careers Hive LIVE!

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NNM – Developing Number Knowledge – 2

Small - Module 16 Session 2Join the team at Education Scotland on Tuesday 23rd February at 4pm for the second session of Module 16 – Understanding numbers and numerals and number structuring for addition and subtraction.

The aims of this session are to:
• Raise awareness and understanding of progressive mathematisation themes
• Explore practical examples within addition and subtraction
• Further explore the rationale for change within the context of addition and subtraction including; reducing cognitive demand, understanding number structures (part/whole construction) the role number word sequences.

The session is most relevant for practitioners teaching pupils in Early Years and Primary.

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BT Apprenticeships

This year BT TSO (Technology Service and Operations) are hiring logoapprentices in your area. These are advanced apprenticeships meaning that successful applicants will receive fully funded training during their apprenticeship leading to a professional qualification in their chosen programme.

Students can apply here: http://btplc.com/Careercentre/Ourlocations/UK/Apprenticeships/

Read through the information on the page and the links on the left and then apply.

Entry requirements: Four Standard Grades – grades A –C including Maths and English