Full course description
Date and Time
Tuesday 21 July 2020, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
This learning event is right for you if you are primary mathematics teacher seeking to identify potential areas for growth.
Teaching mathematics well is difficult and complex. To support teacher growth, it is important to identify the key aspects of effective teaching so that professional learning can focus on these. The presenter will outline six strategies for effective mathematics teaching and will elaborate what these look like in practice. There will also be an examination of the research basis for those practices.
· Understanding of the six strategies for effective mathematics teaching
· Approaches to implementing these in the classroom
· Exposure to research to support good teaching
Professor Peter Sullivan
Peter Sullivan is the Director of Professional Resources for reSolve: Mathematics by Inquiry and an Emeritus Professor at Monash University. Peter has had a career that combines research into task design with the development of teacher support resources and classroom trialling. He was author of the Shape of the Australian Mathematics Curriculum, a paper commissioned by the National Curriculum Board to lay the foundation of the Australian curriculum. The theme was implications from research for curriculum. Subsequently he was appointed the “lead writer” for the development phases of the curriculum and has supported ongoing development of the documents, including consulting on the review.