A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy of Mathematics

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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Numeracy in Context

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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It Doesn’t Add Up with Ken Farquhar

Audience: Age 7-12; 2nd-6th class (ROI); Y4-Y8 (NI) Pick a card any card, is this it?? No? Any of these? Yes? How does that work? Could it really involve Maths? A show with no sleight of hand, just some fantastic maths. Dr Ken presents some of his favourite tricks revealing all the maths behind them.

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Maths Workshop with Douglas Buchanan

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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2020 vision with your  Maths Eyes

Audience: Primary Teachers Description: Everyone uses mathematics in their daily life but they sometimes don't call it mathematics. For most people, the mathematics that surrounds them remains invisible and parents underestimate their mathematical abilities because they often consider the mathematics they can do as 'common sense' and the tasks they can't do as 'mathematics'. In

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Every Day Counts

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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Connected Classrooms

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.

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Fractions for Understanding

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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Maths Rocks with Andrew Jeffrey

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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Searching for Certainty

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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