Maths Engagement in and Beyond the Classroom

Tuesday 6th of April 2021 - Live Webinar

Part of the Easter Online Jamboree 2021

About The Event

Join us for a session exploring the key elements of engagement and how they can help you to plan and develop engaging and inspiring experiences for your students. This session will also explore the different ways you can use experiences beyond the classroom to support your students' maths learning. Informal learning environments, such as museums, help to broaden the perception that Maths is more than a subject that is learned in school and demonstrates how it has useful and relevant applications in everyday life. We will share simple ideas and activities inspired by a museum engagement approach to spark interest and promote more positive attitudes towards maths.

This event will be held between 10:00-12:00 (GMT) on Tuesday the 6th of April 2021.

About the Speakers

Jess Sashaw Jess Sashaw and Beth Hawkins work for The Science Museum Group Academy.

The Academy delivers inspirational research-informed training and resources, nationally and internationally for teachers, STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths) and museum professionals and others involved in STEM communication and learning.

Their training courses draw on our experience engaging audiences with STEM through contemporary science, hands-on experiences, and object interpretation and engagement within and beyond our museums. This has been shaped and informed by ongoing audience and wider education research.

Beth HawkinsThe Science Museum Group has been delivering STEM engagement practitioner training for over 25 years. They have worked with organisations including The Royal Society and the Royal College of Pathologists, as well as STEM professionals who support their events and programmes including the Manchester Science Festival and our Tomorrow’s World events.

You can find the Science Museum Group on Twitter as @LearningSMG.

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This webinar is for 2020/21 Scholars and Alumni only. Online bookings closes at 23:59 on Wednesday the 31st of March 2021.

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