This year because of the global Covid 19 pandemic, the number of events are limited. Please check back here as we will continue to post events as they are confirmed.

Financial Maths

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Financial maths with percentages, interest rates and budgeting Facilitator: Sorcha Moran, Numeracy Trainer and Tutor, Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim ETB There is no cost for attending these ‘Maths Week 2020’ webinars. You don’t have to be a NALA member to participate. However, we would be delighted if you would consider joining if you are not

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Living Maths with Bobby Seagull

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Audience: Age 12-15; 1st-3rd Year (ROI); Y9-Y11 (NI) For Bobby, maths was instrumental in unlocking the secrets of everyday life from understanding the randomness of football results, to organising his time and his choice of music. Using stories from his own life, Bobby brings his infectious enthusiasm to everything from the right number of friends

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Bright Club

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Audience: Adults Bright Club - The Variety Night for Lateral Minds! To mark Maths Week 2020 we are hosting a MATHS themed Bright Club on October 12th at 7.30 pm! Join us from the comfort of your own home why don't you - we have a great line up in store! Kirk Soodhalter John Butler

Big & Small with Caroline Ainsley

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Audience: Age 4-7; Jnr-1st class (ROI); Y1-Y3 (NI) A show all about scale and the importance of scaling different shapes using balloons, soap bubbles AND paper, participants will have hands on opportunity to make two different scale models of a paper airplane. The participants will need paper, scotch tape and as an optional extra, round

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Maths Week Mega Quiz

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Audience: For pupils in 6th class, 1st year, Primary 7 and Year 8 ***THIS EVENT IS NOW BOOKED OUT*** Join Izak9 creator Franz Schlindwein for the Maths Week Mega Quiz. This fun quiz event is specially designed for pupils in the last year of Primary and the first year of Secondary schools. Open to all

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From Number to Algebra

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A seamless transition from number to algebra Facilitator: Sheelagh Clowry, Maths trainer There is no cost for attending these ‘Maths Week 2020’ webinars. You don’t have to be a NALA member to participate. However, we would be delighted if you would consider joining if you are not already a member. For more information go to www.nala.ie or contact Fergus

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Maths v Sport with Tom Crawford

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Audience: Age 15-18; TY 5th-6th Year (ROI); Y12-Y14 (NI) How do you take the perfect penalty? What is the limit of human endurance? Where is the best place to attempt a world record? Maths has all of the answers and I’ll be telling you how to use it to be better at sport (results may vary). For

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Searching for Certainty

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Audience: Transition Years Have you ever wondered how likely it is you will live to be 120? Would we ever expect a major hurricane to strike Ireland? Perhaps you are curious to know if 10,000 steps each day is enough to keep us fit and healthy? Are you unsure of what you would like to

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Maths Rocks with Andrew Jeffrey

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Audience: Age 7-12; 2nd-6th class (ROI); Y4-Y8 (NI) Maths Rocks features a series of mathematical surprises that you never knew about. You might even learn some magic tricks you can show other people. For more on MathsWeekTV: https://www.mathsweek.ie/2021/mathsweektv-primary/

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Fractions for Understanding

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Strategies for teaching fractions for understanding Facilitator: Niamh O’Meara, Lecturer in Mathematics Education, EPI STEM, University of Limerick There is no cost for attending these ‘Maths Week 2020’ webinars. You don’t have to be a NALA member to participate. However, we would be delighted if you would consider joining if you are not already a member. For

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Connected Classrooms

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Important: 6-9 year olds at 11:00am There is a new time of 12.30 for 11-13 year old group Audience: Primary 4th – 6th. Connected Classsrooms is an event which connects students in Ireland with their counterparts in South Africa. Up to 50 schools can take part live, they will need a webcam and a microphone.

Every Day Counts

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Audience: Secondary junior cycle The score at the game, phoning a friend, setting your alarm, tracking your steps, baking a cake…numbers are all around us! Most of us use maths a great deal more than we realise, many hours a day, every day a year. Join us as we explore real world maths, with real

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Maths Workshop with Douglas Buchanan

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Audience: Primary Maths Week Ireland is pleased to facilitate maths workshops led by maths educator Douglas Buchanan for primary schools around Ireland. These one-hour long workshops are intended for Fourth and Fifth Class pupils. Doug’s workshops give participants the opportunity to solve various puzzles working in pairs or small groups. It gives them the chance

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Numeracy in Context

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Numeracy in context: Exploring real life contexts for numeracy development Facilitator: Aibhín Bray, Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education, Trinity College Dublin There is no cost for attending these ‘Maths Week 2020’ webinars. You don’t have to be a NALA member to participate. However, we would be delighted if you would consider joining if you are not already

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A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy of Mathematics

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Audience: Secondary students As part of the Maths Week 2020, the UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics will run the virtual event ''A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy of Mathematics''. The event will take place on Thursday 15/10 at 17.00 via zoom and it will consist of 5-minute presentations from academic members of our school. Its

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How to bring your maths lessons to life

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Audience: Teachers Watch live on https://www.mathsweek.ie/2021/mathsweektv-secondary/ No one understands what makes students tick better than we teachers. Bobby shows how he uses his students’ interest in popular culture - football, Bake Off, Strictly, pop music and even - say it quietly - Love Island! to show where there is maths in all sorts of  unexpected contexts. Booking:

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Space Maths: How Big? How Far? How Old?

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Audience: Primary 4th - 6th class Description: Space Maths: How Big? How Far? How Old? Date: 10/16/2020 Time: 9am - 10am or - 10.30am - 11.30am or - 1pm- 2pm Booking Details: frances.mccarthy@bco.ie Website www.bco.ie

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Momentous Maths with Kjartan Poskitt

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Audience: Age 9-12; 4th-6th class (ROI); Y6-Y8 (NI) One Sided Paper explores the strange Mobius strips that you can cut in half, yet they stay together! The Pennies that Reach the Sun starts with a chess board with one penny (or cent) on the first square. The next square has two, then four, then eight…

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Area and Perimeter

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Making sense of area and perimeter (levels 2 and 3) Facilitator: Mark Prendergast, Senior Lecturer in Education, University College Cork There is no cost for attending these ‘Maths Week 2020’ webinars. You don’t have to be a NALA member to participate. However, we would be delighted if you would consider joining if you are not already a

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Maths Week Mega Quiz

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SECOND QUIZ Friday 16th - Due to popular demand there is another Mega Maths Quiz this FRIDAY at 11.00am Audience: For pupils in 6th class, 1st year, Primary 7 and Year 8 Join Izak9 creator Franz Schlindwein for the Maths Week Mega Quiz. This fun quiz event is specially designed for pupils in the last

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