Practical Ideas for Improving A Level Mathematics Teaching
This is a free work group aimed at experienced A- level Mathematics teachers who want to improve the performance of their department and share resources. Various presenters will give their answers to the following questions:
How do some non- selective state schools and colleges manage to stay consistently near the top of the ‘value added’ and ‘ALPS’ tables for A-level Maths every year?
•A-level Maths teachers from schools and colleges with a large (over 100) non- selective A-level Maths intake who consistently gain good results year after year describe how their departments manage it! They will give details of course structure, assignments, testing and support.
What is flip learning? Does it work? And does mastery have a place in A-level Maths?
•A teacher who has recently introduced flip learning into his department describes the challenges and rewards of introducing this form of A-level teaching.
How do students learn A-level Maths?
•Dr Goebel from the University of York explains the latest psychological research into how students best learn mathematics and common challenges. She will cover topics including mathematics anxiety, cognitive load, working memory, long-term memory and retrieval practiceh
How can we make A-level Maths lessons more varied and engaging?
•Alistair Bissell from TAM along with other practising experienced A level teachers share ideas on how to make A- level Maths lessons outstanding.