Posted on: June 30th 2016

Mathematics in Science Teaching

 

Mathematics in Science Teaching

(RD210 / F01)

Kendrick School, Reading:

Thursday 7th July 2016: 09.30-15.30

Summary

There is an increased mathematical demand in science and a greater understanding is necessary to accelerate learning and raise attainment.

This course explores the typical weaknesses in mathematics that hinder students' ability to understand and solve scientific problems and will give teachers the mathematics aspects of science, the skills and strategies to meet these requirements.

This course will enable science teachers to support their students to have increased confidence and ability in the knowledge and application of mathematical skills to different situations which will increase their attainment.

Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • appreciate how weaknesses in understanding mathematics can lead to difficulty in understanding science
  • identify pedagogies to address these weaknesses
  • understand how mathematics is used to make simple descriptions and predictions in science and how this might be supported by software examples
  • access mathematics in science resources

Fees

 

£100.00 plus VAT

Maintained

State funded school/college (including Academies, Free Schools, UTCs)

£200.00 plus VAT

Non-maintained

Independent school/college (fee paying)

 

£50 IMPACT AWARD available for Maintained Schools so the course will only cost £50 in total

Kendrick School, Reading. Thursday 7th July 2016, 9.30-15.30.  Book online at

https://www.stem.org.uk/cpd/125502/mathematics-science-teaching

 

Contact Amanda Emberson  on  aemberson@kendrick.reading.sch.uk for further information if required.