#mathscpdchat during the 2020 school closures
Summaries from before Easter
31/03/20 Continuing to support pupils' learning in these difficult circumstances. Hosted by Kathryn Darwin
24/03/20 Keeping learning going while schools are closed: share your strategies! Hosted by Kathryn Darwin
And from after Easter
21/04/20 How are you motivating pupils to engage with maths at home?. Hosted by Dani Quinn
28/04/20 Estimating exam grades: what departmental strategies are you considering? Hosted by Kathryn Darwin
05/05/20 Planning to address gaps in learning when schools reopen: what are the issues? Hosted by Kathryn Darwin
12/05/20 What maths tasks are your Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils doing at home? Hosted by Martyn Yeo
19/05/20 Transition from primary to secondary school? How can we make this as smooth as possible in this unique year? Hosted by Alison Hopper
02/06/20 How do you plan to organise Y7 maths groups in September, given this year's unique circumstances? Hosted by @DirectorMaths
09/06/20 What maths are you doing with Year 6 at this unique time? Hosted by Alison Hopper
16/06/20 In the third month of the outbreak, how are you managing to keep maths teaching going? Hosted by Kathryn Darwin
23/06/20 What maths are your Year 10 and 12 students doing at home or at school at the moment? Hosted by Esther Stevens
30/06/20 How are you supporting primary pupils who are still learning maths at home? Hosted by Martyn Yeo
07/07/20 What are you aiming and hoping for the maths teaching and learning of post-16 students to ‘look like’ next term? Hosted by Simon Ball
14/07/20 How are you planning to get the maths learning of all your students ‘back on track’ next term? Host: Kathryn Darwin
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|22 September 2020||Key Stage 1 and 2 teachers - how are you getting on with planning maths home-learning so that it's always ready? Host: @martynyeouk|
|29 September 2020||How are you presently supporting post-16 learners of mathematics? Host: @ballyzero|
|6 October 2020||tbc|
|13 October 2020||tbc|
|20 October 2020||tbc|
These are the discussions held from the beginning of 2019.
Summaries of all discussions 2013-18 are available here.
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