Sparking interest and engagement in the secondary classroom

Summary

This session explores ideas for chapter starter activities and lesson learning activities that are designed to engage middle years’ learners. Chapter starters which are intriguing, inspire students to ask questions, are visually stimulating and are linked to the real world have the potential to create meaning around why we study maths. Similarly, learning activities that are contextualised and help to develop conceptual understanding are a great way to maintain student engagement. While this session is focused on years 7-10 mathematics, the pedagogy explored is applicable to other year levels

Presenters
Vanessa Rule-Paddle
Tim Carruthers

Session Code Session Date Session Start Session Finish Session Location Places Remaining
D-39 05/12/2019 02:30 pm 03:30 pm La Trobe University, Bundoora
14
G-34 06/12/2019 11:00 am 12:00 pm La Trobe University, Bundoora
17

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