Twin Webinar - Cultivating a Positive Attitude Towards Maths: A Focus on the Senior Classes & Learning from our Mistakes: Promoting a Growth Mindset through Error Analysis
DATE: Wednesday, 14 April and Wednesday, 21 April 2021
TIME: 6.30pm to 7.30pm
ONLINE VIA ZOOM
Children's attitudes towards mathematics have a direct impact on their maths engagement and outcomes.
This two-part webinar will focus on developing a positive disposition towards maths in the senior classes, and will give practical strategies and tools for promoting a growth mindset.
Particular attention will be paid to:
-Creating a positive maths classroom climate
-Challenging and changing negative maths attitudes and beliefs
-Using mistakes as learning opportunities
Breed Murphy (Marino Institute of Education)
Breed Murphy is an Assistant Lecturer in Mathematics Education at Marino Institute of Education. Breed taught in Croagh N.S. in Co. Limerick before joining the Maths Ed. Team in Marino Institute of Education. Breed is a PhD candidate in Mary Immaculate College and her research investigates mathematical outcomes for children in multigrade classes. Her research interests include mathematics achievement, dispositions towards maths and the influence of home factors on mathematics outcomes.
Sorcha Browne Byrne (Marino Institute of Education)
Sorcha Browne Byrne is a lecturer in Mathematics Education at Marino Institute of Education. She is a former primary school teacher with experience teaching all age levels. Sorcha holds a Master of Science degree in developmental psychology and mathematics from the University of Oxford, and is currently pursuing a PhD in mathematics education at UCD. Sorcha has an extensive knowledge of primary school mathematics as well as the psychology of children’s mathematical development and its implications on mathematics teaching and learning. Her research interests include theories of mathematics learning, culturally responsive pedagogy, informal learning, and inclusive mathematics education.
|Course date||14-04-2021 6:30 pm|
|End Date||21-04-2021 7:30 pm|
|Tutor - Speaker||Breed Murphy & Sorcha Browne Byrne|
|Location||Online via Zoom|