Audience: Adult ALM 2020 Virtual Seminar Series The panel discussion is entitled “Adults Learning Maths in the lockdown” and is being organised to coincide with Maths Week Ireland 2020. Much mathematics education research is conducted in schools or other education settings. And education researchers nurture their creativity and collaborations by attending conferences in their own countries or abroad. But the pandemic
Audience: Age 15 years+; TY 5th and 6th year (ROI); Y12-Y14 (NI) and Adult Einstein's Relativity - Pythagoras for Space and Time Join Dr Ian Jubb of DIAS and discover how Einstein's theory of relativity opened up a whole new world of understanding and exploration. Einstein's Theory of Relativity revolutionised the way we understand the
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
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
Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin receives 2020 Maths Week Ireland award Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin of University College Dublin receives Maths Week Ireland Award for Raising Public Awareness of Maths. Prominent mathematics education lecturer Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin (University College Dublin) has been honoured as this year’s recipient of the Maths Week Ireland Award for
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.
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
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
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
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.