Questions to Inspire Mathematical Thinking

Questions to inspire mathematical thinking
ASK THE RIGHT QUESTION AND YOU CAN LAUNCH A LESSON!

What sorts of questions spark curiosity and stimulate mathematical thinking for all learners?

Through careful questioning, learners can move far beyond a ‘gut feeling' and into the realm of strategy, reasoning and purpose. All are core features of strong mathematical thinking. In this recorded session, discover what makes for effective questions and how questions can be used to extend ourselves and each other.

Explore all this and more as you encounter fascinating problems and mathematical ideas.

HIGH QUALITY PROFESSIONAL LEARNING​

In this 2.5 hour session, you will:

Explore powerful tasks that can be used with all students
Get new insights and see maths in new ways
Examine classroom practice and mathematical ideas
Experience this session at your own pace.

Plus, you will receive:

  • Resources for the classroom
  • A copy of session slides
  • A certificate of completion
MEET THE PRESENTERS
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Jenna Laib

Jenna is a maths specialist for the Public Schools of Brookline, U.S., and the curator of slowrevealgraphs.com. She started her career as an upper elementary classroom teacher and later became a grade 6 maths teacher and K-8 maths coach. Jenna is grateful to have wonderful colleagues—at her school and in the larger maths education community—to share in the pursuit of dynamic and equitable learning environments.

Jenna will inspire you to see graphs in new ways.

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Anthony Kingma

Anthony believes that every child can have success in maths. During his role as Numeracy Specialist in South-West Victoria, he has been working collaboratively with the Maths and Numeracy team to ensure that assessment tasks are accessible, with multiple entry and exit points. Anthony actively works with and supports other teachers to bring to life the maths proficiencies and make problem solving accessible for all students.

Anthony will inspire you to understand each student and their learning needs.

WHAT OTHERS SAY
“It’s the best thing I’ve done professionally this year!”
Erin,
Maths Leader
“It’s an amazing, safe space.”
Stephanie,
Primary teacher and numeracy specialist
“The mix of primary and secondary teachers gives me valuable new perspectives.”
Peter,
Secondary Teacher
SECURE YOUR SPOT
Get a Multi-Session Pass

Save over 10% with a Multi-Session Pass and get access to regular AITSL-aligned sessions throughout the year, including recordings and resources from previous sessions.

 

With the Multi-Session Pass you will:

Alternatively, contact us to access this individual session.

Cost is $80 per person.