Manipulating and using numbers (Code: C1237)

There is evidence from Chief Examiner reports that identifies manipulating and using numbers as likely to present the difficulty for a learner trying to achieve a Grade 4 and beyond on the Foundation Tier.

This course explores a range of methods and modelling that support skills development and deep learning of fractions, decimals, percentages, negative numbers, indices, and standard form. It introduces a range of rich collaborative tasks, tackles misconceptions and uses technology effectively.

Upcoming

Online
Date: 13/12/2021
Price: no charge
Booking Close Date: 13/12/2021
Session 1
Date: 13/12/2021 14:00 - 16:00
No suitable dates or locations? Please register your interest and we will let you know about new events as they are announced.

Who is this for?

This course is for practitioners delivering GCSE maths; some elements will be useful for those delivering Functional Skills maths and for vocational staff delivering courses with a high degree of mathematical content.

Training aim

To provide you with a range of strategies and activities to engage maths learners to use numbers and perform calculations in different forms.

Outcomes

On this course you will:

  • investigate a range of methodologies you can use to support learners in their understanding of using and manipulating numbers
  • explore activities around negative numbers, indices and standard form and the relationship between fractions, decimals, and percentages
  • consider rich, collaborative tasks and expose and discuss misconceptions
  • reflect upon how you might use these activities and approaches in your own teaching.

Length

Two hours.

Contact us

If this course is not currently available at a suitable date/location, please register your interest and we will let you know about new events as they are announced.

If you have any questions, please contact:

T: 0800 0 831 830
E: enquiries@etfoundation.co.uk