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Have We Made Maths Too Hard? 12:00 to 13:00 29 October 2017

Discussion in 'Secondary' started by tonygilland, Oct 11, 2017.

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    tonygilland New commenter

    Have We Made Maths Too Hard? 12:00 to 13:00 29 October 2017

    Battle of Ideas Festival, Sat 28 to Sun 29 October 2017, Barbican Centre, London, EC2Y
    In a rush towards greater rigour and mathematical fluency for all, have we over-estimated the capacity of schools and colleges to deliver? Should we pay more attention to the differing needs and abilities of students? Or should we celebrate greater ambition and keep pushing teachers and students to scale ever-greater heights?

    Speakers include:
    · Kristopher Boulton, director of education, Up Learn
    · David Perks, founder and principal, East London Science School
    · Charlie Stripp, director, National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics; chief executive, Mathematics in Education and Industry
    · Helen Ward, journalist, TES

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