Posted on March 25, 2019

This three-part work shop will include:

‘We need to talk about statistics’ 

A presentation by Neil Sheldon attending to the changing nature of statistics teaching from numerical processing to interpretation and language.

A work shop session

Where participants can explore and critique materials relevant to the above presentation, with a view to using them to support A-level teaching.

‘Technology and the three Rs of statistics – Randomisation, Replication and Re-sampling’  

A further presentation by Neil, where he will share some creative software applications that will allow students to experience what statistics is really about – variation, in a dynamic fashion.

Further information about the above presentations can be found here:

  Re-Thinking Statistics (367.2 KiB, 11 hits)

This work shop would also be relevant to those teaching Statistics or Core Maths courses.

This valuable CPD opportunity is provided FREE OF CHARGE by the Jurassic Maths Hub and refreshments will be available on arrival. Unfortunately, we are unable to cover the cost of cover or transport, so these will need to be met by your school/college.

For further information, please contact The Jurassic Maths Hub’s level 3 lead, Phil Eadie by email: peadie@thomas-hardye.net

To register for this event, please complete the online booking FORM by 24th May 2019.

Posted on January 28, 2019

The Jurassic Hub annual Summer Conference will be held on Monday the 24 June 2019 at Taunton Racecourse.  The day is very much aimed at all teachers from Early Years to Post -16, this year we will have two Keynote Speakers Dr Colin Foster and Dr Helen Drury.

There will be the usual three breakout sessions and delegates will be able to choose from a selection of Workshops. Please click on the poster below for more information:

Posted on January 9, 2019

Thank you for signing up to the Primary Shanghai Showcase which will be held at Shiphay Learning Academy, Exe Hill, Torquay TQ2 7NF.  If you haven’t already booked your place please click HERE 

Arrival is from 8am; at 8:30 there will be a pre-lesson discussion and the first lesson will start at 9.00 am.

You will observe two classes (one Year 6 and one Year 3) who have been working with the Shanghai teachers for around two weeks. There will be an opportunity to reflect on and discuss observations with the visiting teachers. In order to allow for full discussion the showcase event is now planned to finish by 12:00 

Please note that there is no parking at Shiphay Learning Academy. We recommend parking in residential street close to the school where parking permits are not needed. Where possible car sharing would also be recommended.

We look forward to seeing you.

Posted on January 9, 2019

Thank you for signing up to the secondary Shanghai Showcase which will be held at The Castle School, Taunton, TA1 5AU.  If you haven’t already booked your place please click HERE

Refreshments will be available from 9am and the first lesson will start at 9.30am.

You will observe two classes (one LPA Year 7 and one HPA Year 8) who have been working with the Shanghai teachers for around two weeks.

A feature of many Shanghai lessons is the use of Variation Theory and, in order that you get as much from the day as possible, we ask that before the day you read a chapter from Mike Askew’s Transforming Primary Mathematics which offers an overview of Variation. A scan of the chapter can be found here:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please note that there is no parking at The Castle School. We recommend parking at Silk Mills Park and Ride and getting off the bus at the A38 stop, from which it’s a ten minute walk to the school. Alternatively, the Tangier Pay and Display Car Park is also a ten minute walk to the school. If you’re using public transport, The Castle School is approximately a one mile walk from Taunton Railway Station.

We look forward to seeing you.