Maths Pres Parents

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presentation to parents of primary school about how math is handled at middle years

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Maths Pres Parents

  1. 1. A glimpse
  2. 2. Mathematics-broadly <ul><li>Broadly speaking students cover four main strands of mathematics: </li></ul><ul><li>Number (Arithmetic) </li></ul><ul><li>Algebra </li></ul><ul><li>Shape and Space (Geometry) </li></ul><ul><li>Handling Data (Statistics and Probability). </li></ul>
  3. 3. Curriculum- scope & sequence 5 th 6 th 7 th 8 th 9 th use real-life problems to create a number pattern, following a rule Use of letters to express generalized terms - simplifying expressions by collecting like terms - multiplying terms together eg 6a  3b multiplying fractional algebraic terms - Expanding brackets Eg 4x(3x + 2y) - Adding and subtracting expressions with brackets Eg 4x(3x + 2y) + 2x( 2x – 3y) - substituting positive numbers into the formula - Expanding brackets involving fractions - substituting negative numbers and fractions into the formula - changing the subject by rearranging the formula use letters to express generalized numbers and express basic arithmetic processes algebraically, substitute numbers for words and letters in formulae; transform simple formulae; construct simple expressions and set up simple equations   - construct and transform more complicated formulae and equations
  4. 4. Scheme of work-weekly division Week No. Topic Content ( Core ) Ex No. Extension Ex no. 1 Fractions, decimal, ( 8 periods ) (2periods) <ul><li>Types of fractions </li></ul><ul><li>Comparison of fraction </li></ul><ul><li>All four operation with fractions </li></ul>3A- 3H Use of BODMAS rule with brackets and together fractions and decimals Self made worksheet
  5. 5. core PWS values
  6. 6. learn, work, play, think, LIVE IB Learner profile MYP - ATL skills M.I <ul><li>Open minded </li></ul><ul><li>Risk takers </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective </li></ul><ul><li>Balanced </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledgeable </li></ul><ul><li>Inquirers </li></ul><ul><li>Caring </li></ul><ul><li>Principled </li></ul><ul><li>Thinker </li></ul><ul><li>communicator </li></ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Information literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer </li></ul><ul><li>Linguistic </li></ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal </li></ul><ul><li>Intrapersonal </li></ul><ul><li>Logical </li></ul><ul><li>Kinesthetic </li></ul><ul><li>Naturalistic </li></ul><ul><li>Musical </li></ul>
  7. 7. Working in group - investigation <ul><li>Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Time management </li></ul><ul><li>Inquiry </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Independence </li></ul><ul><li>Kinesthetic </li></ul><ul><li>Visual learner </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Surface area </li></ul>
  8. 8. Peer learning <ul><li>Peer learning </li></ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Time management </li></ul><ul><li>Inter personal </li></ul><ul><li>Open minded </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Logical </li></ul><ul><li>Caring </li></ul><ul><li>Algebra </li></ul>
  9. 9. Cross word in math <ul><li>Logic </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Time management </li></ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Math vocabulary </li></ul>
  10. 10. Self Learning from a film <ul><li>Visual learning </li></ul><ul><li>Independence </li></ul><ul><li>Time management </li></ul><ul><li>IT in class </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Construction of figures </li></ul>
  11. 11. IT research - VAT vs. Sales tax <ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Inquiry </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer </li></ul><ul><li>Analytical thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Linguistic learner </li></ul><ul><li>IT in class </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligent surfing </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal </li></ul><ul><li>Math – sales tax and VAT </li></ul>
  12. 12. Art and geometry <ul><li>Transfer </li></ul><ul><li>Confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Aesthetic skills </li></ul><ul><li>Inquiry </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation skills </li></ul><ul><li>Kinesthetic </li></ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Geometry – construction </li></ul>
  13. 13. Music and directed numbers <ul><li>Musical </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Peer assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Communicator </li></ul><ul><li>Directed numbers properties </li></ul>
  14. 14. Mind map on geometry <ul><li>Visual learning </li></ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Group work </li></ul><ul><li>Geometry – reinforcing concepts </li></ul>
  15. 15. Student preparing and taking a class <ul><li>Inquiry </li></ul><ul><li>Peer learning </li></ul><ul><li>Peer assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Inter personal skills </li></ul><ul><li>Risk taking </li></ul><ul><li>Caring </li></ul><ul><li>Brackets </li></ul>
  16. 16. Self learning module www.coolmath.com <ul><li>IT in class </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Peer assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Self study – time management </li></ul><ul><li>Inter personal skills </li></ul><ul><li>Linguistic </li></ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Decimals </li></ul>
  17. 17. Celebration <ul><li>Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Going beyond syllabus </li></ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><li>Inculcate interest for math </li></ul><ul><li>Logical </li></ul><ul><li>PPT project on patterns in numbers </li></ul>
  18. 18. Colour <ul><li>Self assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Colour – emotion </li></ul><ul><li>Logic </li></ul><ul><li>Fractions </li></ul>
  19. 19. Comprehension story <ul><li>Linguistic learner </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehension </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer </li></ul><ul><li>Time management </li></ul><ul><li>Decimals </li></ul>
  20. 20. IDU - bullying <ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Linkages </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Statistics – bar graph </li></ul>
  21. 21. writing a story – use of math-grade 6 <ul><li>Transfer </li></ul><ul><li>Linguistic learner </li></ul><ul><li>Pythagorean triplets – reinforcement </li></ul><ul><li>“ The river Nile flooded and all the boundaries of the farms were washed away. A man was told that he can redraw the boundaries, but the farm should be a right triangle……” </li></ul><ul><li>Write a story with this plot showing clearly how the use of Pythagorean triplets helped the man draw the boundary again. You can draw pictures to supplement the story </li></ul>
  22. 22. Organization-using the board <ul><li>Peer assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Directed numbers </li></ul>
  23. 23. Peer work <ul><li>Peer assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Time management </li></ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Directed numbers – reinforcement </li></ul>
  24. 24. Collaboration <ul><li>Interpersonal </li></ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Self work </li></ul><ul><li>Care </li></ul><ul><li>Can be any topic </li></ul>
  25. 25. Project – grade 7- number <ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Inquirers </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal </li></ul><ul><li>Time management </li></ul><ul><li>Information literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective </li></ul><ul><li>Numbers </li></ul><ul><li>PROJECT FOR GRADE 7 – HISTORY OF NUMBER </li></ul><ul><li>  3 CHILDREN PER GROUP </li></ul><ul><li>  “ Trace the journey of a number” </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>“ Who is Mr. Number? Describe him/her/it in 200 to 300 words” </li></ul><ul><li>Where did the number start? Who was the first person who used it? What was the first number used? What did it look like? </li></ul><ul><li>What did it become – trace briefly the journey it took </li></ul><ul><li>What is it today? – describe the numeral system that is in fashion today </li></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul><ul><li>TIME FRAME </li></ul><ul><li>5 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Information to be ready in 3 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Show me the information collected every Monday </li></ul><ul><li>Use any method to display your project. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>RUBRIC- total 10 marks </li></ul><ul><li>Information-5 </li></ul><ul><li>Paragraph-2 </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity-3 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  26. 26. Round the clock rigour <ul><li>Weekly work – daily basis </li></ul><ul><li>Weekend worksheets </li></ul><ul><li>Practice work during holidays </li></ul><ul><li>Problems from IGCSE wherever possible </li></ul><ul><li>On the spot assessments – 1 min to 5 min </li></ul><ul><li>Assessments from various skill areas </li></ul><ul><li>IGCSE exam type year end exams </li></ul>
  27. 27. Assessments <ul><li>Summative-maps to IGCSE </li></ul><ul><li>Formative-maps to MYP </li></ul><ul><li>Formal – prior announcement </li></ul><ul><li>End of a set of topics </li></ul><ul><li>Rigorous IGCSE based problems </li></ul><ul><li>Common for all sections </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing </li></ul><ul><li>M.I based </li></ul><ul><li>Can be ‘on the spot’ </li></ul><ul><li>Different or Common </li></ul><ul><li>Projects, story, crossword, problem(s), poem, making ppt, IT based, class work, home work etc </li></ul><ul><li>IDU </li></ul>
  28. 28. Distribution / Weighting NOTES - FORMATIVE CONTINUOUSLY DECREASING AS GRADE INCREASES
  29. 29. Question for us…teachers and parents <ul><li>Do I see a classroom as a space where a subject is taught and exam skills are covered? And that is where a teacher’s role ends? </li></ul><ul><li>Or do I see a classroom as a space where situations and challenges are created to nurture life skills; and exam skills is one of them ? </li></ul>

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