CPD 1 CREATIVE NUMERACY 20 Dec 2007 Venus Carew Ruth Colclough.
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CPD 1 CREATIVE NUMERACY20 Dec 2007Venus CarewRuth Colclough
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Meet the Creative NinjasLeonardo da Vinci Michaelangelo Donatello Raphael
What is Creativity?Creativity is a mental process involving generation, or of discovering new associations between existing ideas or concepts.
An alternative, more everyday concept of creativity is that it is simply the act of making something new.
Creative IntroductionsFind someone who has the same card as you. Get to know them. You will then be asked to introduce your partner to the rest of the group in a creative and/or numerical way including: Their name, Area of work/interest, Reasons to be here/expectations, A number or drawing that might represent an aspect of their work or life!!
Aims and objectives of the session
Outline and discuss strategies for effective teaching and learning of numeracyIdentify activities that engage students in learning numeracy Explore Thinking Through Mathematics approaches and activitiesEnrich own mathematical thinkingHave a creative time!!
And the six faithful serving menI keep six faithful serving men Who teach me well and true. Their names are What and Where and When And How and Why and Who.
Number Energiser 1N:\M4L\energisers.notebook
What are my perceptions, views and teaching practices?Before discussing how to become better at teaching and supporting learning of numeracy we need to explore and reflect on our own beliefs and assumptions about the teaching and learning of mathematics/numeracy.
In groups of three or four, discuss the statements and group them into categories:AgreeDisagreeCannot decideOr modify if you wishGroup ActivitySorting belief statements
Multiple of 3Right handMultiple of 4Left handMultiple of 3 and 4Both handsMultiple of neitherNo hands!Quick Energiser
Result of years of research See your handout for 8 principles of effective learning and teaching (of maths)In your group discuss and decide which ones you use/would use in your teaching or support sessions.Principles of Effective Teaching
Group Creativity ActivityIn your group create a poster!!Show all you know about one of the following topics:FractionsTimeDecimalsRectanglesProbability
You might like to have a look round the room for ideas!
Must be lunch time!!YouTube - Amazing Perth Christmas Lights
Make a Hexagon!!In your group and using the triangles make a large hexagon
Promoting and Managing DiscussionMeet Professor AtnasStory about silenceGroup activity:In pairs or groups discuss the mathematical statements and decide if they are always, sometimes or never true!
Why is discussion so rare in Mathematics/numeracy?Time pressureControlViews of learnersViews of mathematicsViews of learning
The Great RaceIn your group solve the great race problem and report back to the group!Describe any strategy you used to solve the problem.
Professor Atnas HandshakesIt is graduation time and there are 8 ProfessorAtnases! ready to welcome the graduates.As they enter each professor Atnas shakes handswith each of the other professor Atnas.In your group can you work out the total number of handshakes?
Who Wants to be a Mathionniare?And who is Professor Atnas?
Creative NumeracyA must listen programme!BBC NEWS | Programmes | More Or Less | Christmas numbers quizAnd a must read article about the Beauty of MathsBBC NEWS | Magazine | The beauty of maths
And very FinallyPlease complete the evaluation and feedback form and make a note of what you are going to do after this session. KEEP SMILING