Primary Mathematics Conference

Connecting big ideas in maths:
What, why and how?

Friday 22 June 2018
The Epping Club, Sydney

Conference Program – Friday 22 June 2018

TimeSessionTopic
8:30 am - 8:45 am Registration and refreshments
8:45 am - 9:00 amOpening AddressAnita Chin, Anita Chin Mathematics Consultancy
9:00 am - 10:00 amSession 1BIG IDEA 1: School Culture and Beliefs
Tim Waugh - What does a whole-school approach look like?
10:00 am - 11:00 amSession 2BIG IDEA 2: Aligning Behaviours and Practices
Anita Chin - How to build effective classroom practice
11:00 am - 11:30 amNetworking morning tea
11:30 am - 12:00 pmSession 3BIG IDEA 3: The Big Ideas of Mathematics
Tim Waugh - Understanding the Big Ideas of mathematics
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmSession 4BIG IDEA 4: Developmental Sequences of Learning
Anita Chin - What does a one-week learning sequence look like for place value concepts?
1:00 pm - 1:35 pm Networking lunch

1:35 pm - 2:25 pm

2:25 pm - 3:00 pm

Session 5

Session 6
BIG IDEA 5: Assessment
Tim Waugh - The importance of the task: Task analysis to inform teacher judgement
Anita Chin - Using open-ended questions to uncoverdisconnects and misconceptions
3:05 pm - 3:20 pmTeam planningConnecting it all together: Your ‘health check’ self assessment and 10-minute action plan development
3:20 pm - 3:30 pmPrizes