Conquering Section B: Teaching Problem Solving in LC HL Maths
Date : Wednesday, 18th October 2023
Time : 7.00pm - 8.00pm
Venue : Online via Zoom
Target Audience : Post Primary Maths Teachers
Year on year the most frustrating part of the HL maths exam for students is Section B - Context and Applications. Students struggle with the challenge of contextualised problems and lack confidence in their problem-solving abilities. In this session, I will share effective strategies for teaching problem-solving skills that can help students overcome their fear of Section B. In this webinar I'll discuss the importance of creating a classroom culture where discussion and mistake making is encouraged as well as present my tricks for improving students' attitudes towards problem-solving in maths. By the end of the webinar, teachers will have the tools they need to help their students succeed in Section B and beyond.
Bio of Presenter: Shannon Ahern
Shannon is a Post-Primary Maths and Chemistry teacher and the creator of @craic_matamaitc. She has over 6 years of experience in STEM education and strives to make maths enjoyable for students of all abilities. Galileo Galilei stated that “Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe” and this concept forms the basis of Shannon’s teaching methods; When every aspect of our reality is encoded in maths, the world is an infinite well of inspiration to make maths fun and engaging.
|Course date||18-10-2023 7:00 pm|
|End Date||18-10-2023 8:00 pm|
|Tutor - Speaker||Shannon Ahern|
|Location||Online via Zoom|
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