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.

Rearranging Equations Bookmark Competition with MTU

ONLINE Event

Rearranging equations is a vital skill in many professions and yet it a topic that students often find difficult. The aim of this competition is to encourage students to think carefully about equations and how to rearrange them. By creating their own bookmark that explains how to rearrange equations, they will (hopefully!) think carefully about

Parent and Kids Workshop with Steve Sherman

Online

Join international educator Steve Sherman, Chief Imagination Officer of livingmaths.com, in this hands-on workshop where he will introduce you to a range of tools and tips to help make maths more exciting for your child.  Bring your child along so you can see how these tips can be used to generate a love for maths.

Maths Week Family Scavenger Hunts

Online

Join the Maths week team for a fun, collaborative and energetic scavenger hunt that will have you competing with other families. The challenges are designed to accommodate all ages and abilities and creativity is highly recommended. All you need is a mobile phone and the Goose Chase App. Instructions will be emailed to you just

Hamilton Walk

Dunsink Observatory Castleknock, Dublin 15

Organised by Maynooth University and Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies, Dunsink Observatory. Registration for the walk needs to be discussed with Fiacre Ó Cairbre at (01) 8223880. The walk commemorates Hamilton's famous creation of a strange new number system, called quaternions, on the banks of the Royal Canal in Dublin on October 16, 1843. Quaternions

Mathematical Mysteries?

Online

Interested in Mathematical Mysteries? The UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics is organising an interactive virtual event for Maths Week 2021 and would like to invite all 4th-6th year students of Irish secondary schools to take part! The event will take place from 18-22 October. Each day we will release a short video describing an interesting mathematics or

Planet Science Kidz Workshops with MIC/UL

ONLINE Event

Planet Science Kidz will deliver 3 Science and Maths Workshops to schools in Limerick City for MIC. Children & teachers will carry out the following activities: Egg Citing egg carton math; Fizz inflators (Addition & Subtraction); Hand Boilers (Counting & addition); Fruit Canoes (Fractions); Mini Coke mentos (Counting).   

Picture Books in Maths Education

Picture Books in Maths Education with Edward Fitzgerald The Doorbell Rang is a wonderful book that could be used to introduce the idea of dividing and sharing to a 1st or 2nd class. Teachers can use the video and activity resources to enhance children’s understanding of sharing and dividing. Within the video, teachers can use

‘Surprise, Surprise!’ An interactive workshop with Douglas Buchanan

Online

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 Third, 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 to collaborate

Maths Rocks with Andrew Jeffrey

ONLINE Event

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. Audience: 5th- 6th class (ROI); Y6-Y7 (NI) Register your class here.

The Maths of Crowds

Online

In this session, Dr. Aoife Hunt will explore some unexpected applications of maths in the world of large crowd flow. Aoife works as a consultant on some of the biggest events and venues in the world (e.g., Wembley, the Eiffel Tower) to make sure that crowd flow is efficient and safe. In her talk, Aoife

Mr Math Weeney’s Virtual Juggling Workshop

Online

FULLY BOOKED For Maths Week 2021, at 1:30pm on the 18th , Mr. Math Weeney is offering Virtual Juggling Workshops. The activity involves students trying the skills of juggling and using quadratic graphs to model the path of each ball. All that students will need to bring is 3 pairs of socks each to participate.

Wexford Education Centre STEM Club Celebrating Maths Week

Online

These workshops explore a range of resources that can be used to effectively develop active pupil learning in the area of STEM. They are intended to support teachers in facilitating learning in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in the primary setting. Each webinar shares practical ideas and learning experiences to support teachers in school. The workshops coincide with national STEM weeks such as Maths

Free

Ceardlann ETIM do Sheachtain Mhata na hÉireann do Mhúinteoirí Bunscoile

Zoom

Straitéisí Mata do Pháistí ar Ardchumas 18 Deireadh Fómhair ag 16.00 ar Zoom Aoichainteoir: Cormac Ó Tuairisg, Scoil Éinne, An Spidéal agus Bord Stiúrtha Gaeloideachas Dírithe ar: Múinteoirí agus Príomhoidí Bunscoile Tá an cheardlann seo á cur ar fáil ag Gaeloideachas mar chuid de Sheachtain Mhata na hÉireann. Beidh an cheardlann seo le Cormac Ó

Happy Maths Hour Rep-tiles

ONLINE Event

Happy Maths Hour is bringing Rep-tiles to Maths Week Ireland. Toni Beardon (founder of the Nrich website) and Caroline Ainslie (founder of Bubbly Maths) combine forces to create a weekly hour of mathematical enjoyment for the general public every Monday at 5pm Dublin time. Bring squared paper, a ruler, a pencil and some scissors to

Free

Maths Chat with MSLETB Adult Education

ONLINE Event

Maths Chat with MSLETB Adult Education Do you fancy an informal chat about maths? Would you like to join us to share your thoughts or feelings around maths – or have your questions answered? If so register your interest by emailing  sorchamoran@msletb.ie -  A ZOOM link will be sent to you to join us. Monday

Big and Small with Caroline Ainslie

ONLINE Event

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 balloons and a pump so they can have

Living Maths with Bobby Seagull

Online

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 to have to the power of prime numbers

Free

Maths Chat with MSLETB Adult Education

ONLINE Event

Maths Chat with MSLETB Adult Education Do you fancy an informal chat about maths? Would you like to join us to share your thoughts or feelings around maths – or have your questions answered? If so register your interest by emailing  sorchamoran@msletb.ie -  A ZOOM link will be sent to you to join us. Tuesday