Maths Scholars Webinar 2020
Maths Scholars Webinar 2020: An introduction to Teaching for Mastery and associated lesson structures.
Monday 6 April 2020
From the comfort of your own home!
Using a lesson example we will explore the components that learning journey takes. Using the phases to explore deeper mathematical thinking. Colleagues will get an opportunity to engage and experience these ideas through example.
Simon is an experienced teacher and is currently a Maths Hub Lead (NW1), an accredited National Mathematics Lead in Education and an assistant head teacher at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls and the Alliance for Learning Teaching School. Previously he has been a Head of Department, a Local Education Authority Maths Advisor and has lectured for the Open University and regularly carries out workshops for both local Universities; Manchester University and Manchester Metropolitan University. He also works on collaborative projects with Nottingham, Plymouth and Reading Universities.
As a Specialist Leader of Education (SLE) Simon has worked successfully on a number of National Collaborative Projects, including the highly acclaimed Multiplicative Reasoning and Lesson Study. Simon is particularly interested in deepening mathematical knowledge through problem solving. Simon has been recognised for his outstanding contribution as an SLE by the Minister of Education. He has successfully carried out a number of School improvement projects taking schools from special measures to outstanding in both primary and secondary phases.
Simon is acknowledged as having expertise in developing problem solving in mathematics particularly in the recent developments of: The new primary curriculum, the new maths GCSE specification and the newly revised A level. Simon has been developing schemes to help develop the delivery of GCSE re-sits in FE colleges. With non-differentiated learning and developing Teaching for Maths Mastery a key focus of his current work. Simon has delivered workshops at both the MA and BCME conferences and also facilitates workshops for The Princes Trust Teaching Institute.