Objectives: The new MATHDebate method of using mathematics communication activities for improving the teaching and learning of mathematics

Training Course


Objectives: The new MATHDebate method of using mathematics communication activities for improving the teaching and learning of mathematics for pupils of age 11-15, will be presented and elaborated. Trainees will also have hands on experience by playing roles of pupils and roles of teachers within the training programme. Trainees will be trained how to use the materials of the course, which are the outcomes of the project MATHDebate.

Target Audience:

  • Teachers teaching mathematics in primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs
  • Teacher trainers
  • Inspectors
  • Headteachers/principals/managers of school/organisations offering adult education
  • HE academic staff
  • Association, Foundation, NGO participants

Training course sessions


Session 1: Introduction to MATHDebate Project and method

Session 2: Survey results from Analysis of MATH teaching methodology

Session 3: Discussion on the teaching methods used by the participants

Session 4: Introduction to the e-platform operations

Session 5: E-platform operations and hands on

Session 6: Trainees in the role of pupils

Session 7: Understanding the basic steps on the MATHDebate methodology

Session 8: Choosing math topics and developing lesson plans

Session 9: Implementing the lesson plan in the e-platform environment

Session 10: Advantages and disadvantages for the approach

Session 11: Hands on completing the lesson on the e-platform (part 1

Session 12: Hands on completing the lesson on the e-platform (part 2)

Session 13: Presentation and practicing by e-debate trainees (part 1)

Session 14: Presentation and practicing by e-debate trainees (part 2)

Session 15: Feedback and evaluation. Networking and future cooperation



Materials:

- Video examples of MATHDebate Method, Evaluation forms and assessment sheets.

Agenda for the Training Course

Video tutorial