I Use Maths

Planting the seeds with Mark Saul

Audience: Secondary up to GCSE PLANTING THE SEEDS: How early mathematical learning grows into deep understanding with Mark Saul, Ph.D., Executive Director, Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival We who teach mathematics are very fortunate. We can take advantage of a certain unity to the field. Early steps in arithmetic and geometry can lead to insights that

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Incorporating everyday items and activities into numeracy teaching and learning

Audience: Maths Educators. Sorcha Moran, Numeracy Trainer and Tutor, Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim ETB presents Incorporating everyday items and activities into numeracy teaching and learning Date: Friday 18th October 2019 Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm lunch at 1:00pm Venue: Tuam Adult Learning Centre, Chapel Lane, Tuam, Co. Galway, H54 YC42 Booking: Please fill in the BOOKING

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Using technology in the numeracy classroom and problem-solving in numeracy

Audience: Maths Educators. Mark Prendergast, Lecturer in Mathematics Education, University College Cork presents Using technology in the numeracy classroom and problem-solving in numeracy (Level 3) Date: Friday 18th October 2019 Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm lunch at 1:00pm Venue: Cork Training Centre, Rossa Avenue, Bishopstown, Cork, T12 EE94 Booking: Please fill in the BOOKING FORM and

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Can Maths be Fun? Puzzle Pirates Workshop!

Can Maths Be Fun? Audience: Suitable for 4th, 5th, 6th Class groups. The journey for young puzzle pirates takes the young mathematicians to the world of puzzling. The mixture of activities brings about predictability, surprise, wonderment and the feeling of self-satisfaction. The young mathematicians will participate in different mathematical tasks as they go along. Samples

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Animated GIFs in Geogebra

Audience: Maths Educators.  This workshop on using free maths software “Geogebra” to create infinitely looping animations is a fantastic opportunity to integrate Art into your STEAM toolkit.  Students from Fine Art in NCAD will work collaboratively with maths educators to learn how to create visually appealing and interesting animations using mathematical objects and functions. Co-hosted

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Maths Magic with Andrew Jeffrey

Audience: Primary senior. Andrew Jeffrey – the Mathemagician – brings a highly interactive and engaging show, which has an emphasis on motivating students and building their confidence in maths. Andrew is a teacher, former vice-principal, magician, and keynote speaker. Described as a mathematical evangelist, he is the author of several books including ‘Be A Wizard

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Problem Solving at Mary Immaculate

Audience: Primary 5-6th class. This  workshop explores the world of mathematics through a variety of different puzzles and problem solving activities. The workshop will be for 5-6th class pupils delivered by third year B. Ed students here at Mary Immaculate College. Audience: Primary 5-6th class Date: Friday the 18th October 2019 Time: 9am to 11am

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Counting on Stories

A training workshop for early years practitioners - Using picture books to help with numeracy. Date: Postponed - please contact stillorganlib@dlrcoco.ie for more details Time: 10.30am – 12.30am Venue: dlr Lexicon, Haigh Terrace, Moran Park, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin A96 H283 Booking: by email to stillorganlib@dlrcoco.ie

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Practical tips and teaching strategies for teaching maths

Audience: Maths Educators. Clare Campbell, Numeracy Tutor and Trainer, Louth and Meath ETB presents Practical tips and teaching strategies for teaching maths Date: Thursday 17th October 2019 Time: 2:00pm – 4:30pm lunch at 1:30pm Venue: Further Education and Training Centre, Church Street, Longford, N39 HR 68 Booking: Please fill in the BOOKING FORM and email

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