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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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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Maths v Sport with Tom Crawford

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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From Number to Algebra

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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Big & Small with Caroline Ainsley

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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Bright Club

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

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