MathsforAll

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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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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Ken Farquhar – It Doesn’t Add Up!

Audience: Suitable for Primary students (5th and 6th Class) Ken Farquhar is one of Britain’s leading STEM presenters, inspiring young people since 1995. His acclaimed maths show is designed to entertain and educate. The show is less sleight of hand and more dexterity in maths. Amazing magic tricks are performed and the maths revealed. Find out about card

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New Ways of doing Sums with Irish Times Columnist Peter Lynch

Audience: Public. Prof Peter Lynch, author of That's Maths tells the story of the The Mathematical Life of George Gabriel Stokes. George Gabriel Stokes was born in Skreen, Co. Sligo 200 years ago. From an early age, he showed clear signs of brilliance, his schoolteacher recording that “Master George was working out new ways of

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Andrew Jeffrey – the Mathemagician

Audience: Up to TY 2nd level (12 to 15 year olds) 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

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Kjartan Poskitt at UCD

Audience: Primary 4th class. Kjartan Poskitt, best-selling author of the Murderous Maths book series, brings his fun filled show to WIT in what promises to be a thrilling spectacle for primary fourth to sixth classes! Kjartan previously worked in TV where he wrote and presented for Anne Wood (creator of the Teletubbies) and fans of

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