Engaging with the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics 7–10

Professional Learning Major Events - 2011 Archive

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What are the challenges for teachers and schools?

Saturday 30 July 2011 | Register online here

The release of the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics for Years 7 to 10 offers a unique opportunity to consider the challenges we face when implementing new approaches to the teaching and learning of mathematics in secondary classrooms. As the draft NSW syllabus, which incorporates the content descriptions and proficiencies from the Australian Curriculum, will be available for consultation at the time of this conference, changes to content will be considered as well as the implications for teaching and assessment.

Program outline
8.30 Registration (tea and coffee provided)
9.00 Welcome
9.05 AN UPDATE ON THE CURRICULUM DOCUMENT | Margaret Bigelow, ACARA
9.30 WHAT SUPPORT WILL THE BOARD OF STUDIES NSW PROVIDE FOR TEACHERS? | Emma Campbell, BOS NSW
10.00 WHAT SUPPORT WILL SYSTEMS PROVIDE? | Carolyn McGinty, NSW DEC | Jan Harte & Angela D'Angelo, CEO Sydney
10.30 Morning Tea

11.00

Concurrent sessions:

PROGRAMMING THE NEW CURRICULUM | Emma Campbell, BOS NSW

FOCUSING ON THE LANGUAGE OF MATHEMATICS TO ENHANCE UNDERSTANDING | Anita Chin, Consultant

CHANGES TO NUMBER AND ALGEBRA | Jan Harte, CEO Sydney

12.00

Concurrent sessions:

EMBEDDING THE PROFICIENCIES IN LESSONS | Judy Anderson, The University of Sydney

CHANGES TO STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY | Glenn Langford, MANSW

LINKING PRIMARY AND SECONDARY LEARNING | Karen McDaid, MANSW

1.00 Lunch
1.30 TRIALLING THE DRAFT AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM: MATHEMATICS | Peter Rundle, Barker College

2.00

Concurrent sessions:

CHANGES TO MEASUREMENT AND GEOMETRY | Angela D'Angelo, CEO Sydney

EMBEDDING THE PROFICIENCIES IN SCHOOL-BASED ASSESSMENT | Stuart Palmer

USING ONE-TO-ONE LAPTOPS IN MATHEMATICS LESSONS | Nordin Zuber

3.00 Close (Certificates distributed)

Academic Coordinator
Associate Professor Judy Anderson, Faculty of Education and Social Work

Venue
The University of Sydney, Camperdown Campus

Fees & Registration
Register online here | $220 Individuals / $210 Groups from the same school (per person, GST incl.) Includes morning tea & lunch.

Enquiries
Nina Goodwin | T: 02 9351 6329 | E:

Board of Studies, Teaching & Educational Standards (NSW Institute of Teachers) Registered Professional Development
NSWIT Course Code C05024. This conference is endorsed as Institute Registered professional development for maintenance of accreditation at Professional Competence. Please provide your 6-digit Institute Number on your registration form if relevant.