Key Ideas in Mentoring Mathematics Teachers








Last updated on May 27, 2024 7:41 pm

Develop as a Mentor of Early Career Maths Teachers

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Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for those who have been teaching mathematics at secondary school level for at least three years. This background is needed as mentors draw upon their observations and wealth of knowledge as experienced teachers to suggest effective and workable approaches for maths lessons.

This background is necessary for mentors to draw upon their observations and knowledge as experienced teachers.

What topics will you cover?

The course covers four pedagogically-powerful inter-connected themes:

Fostering Algebraic Reasoning,

Fostering Geometric Reasoning,

Fostering Numerical Reasoning,

Fostering Functional Reasoning.

These themes focus on promoting ‘big ideas’ in learning and teaching mathematics such as generalisation and abstraction, reasoning and proof, precision in mathematical language, conceptual structures within mathematics, and appreciating the potential for mathematics teaching and learning of digital technologies.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

Improve your subject knowledge for teaching mathematics appropriate to the range of secondary school students (11-18 years old)

Engage with relevant educational research and understand how it can be applied to you

Apply educational research findings to your own practice as a mentor and that of your mentees

Contribute to a community of mathematics mentors

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