Full course description
Date and time
Monday 24 February 2020, 9.30 am to 3.30 pm
This learning event is right for you if you are a year 7 to year 10 mathematics teacher looking to amplify your unit planning
Amplify your unit planning for the contemporary learner – Year 7 to Year 10 Mathematics has your students at the forefront of every unit plan. This one-day workshop will be highly interactive, encouraging you to embed the most up-to-date techniques in order to engage each and every learner in each and every class.
Participants will work with ISV staff and experienced current practitioners to embed collaboration and communication, critical thinking and creativity, exploration, experimentation and knowledge building, and reflection into their planning. The aim of this workshop is to create meaningful and relevant units that lead to high levels of engagement and empowerment of both the student and teacher.
Participants will receive coaching from presenters on the day, as well as a follow-up session to track progress and success of the implementation.
- strategies for collaborating with colleagues on effective humanities unit planning
- unit planning templates
- completed unit plans for the contemporary learner.
Deb Carmichael has taught mathematics for over 25 years across all secondary year levels and in a variety of contexts. She has held Head of Department roles and Senior Executive roles. Deb is now a Senior Advisor at Independent Schools Victoria, working in The Development Centre. This allows her to use her experience, ideas, current research and passion for mathematics teaching to engage and work with fellow educators.
Tracey Blunden has been teaching Mathematics for 14 years in the UK and Australia. She has experience with the International Baccalaureate as a teacher, IB Coordinator and Team Leader of Examiners. Tracey has presented at the MAV Conference, runs a network for IB Mathematics teachers and has worked as a Deputy Head of Mathematics. She currently teaches a range of year levels at Methodist Ladies’ College and is committed to building her practice through research-based strategies and collaborating with colleagues.