2019 Conference Presentation Slides
On April 30 we heard from forward-thinking mathematicians, educators, and neuroscientists as they explored the ideas and methodologies influencing modern learning.
Guest Speaker: Brian Butterworth
Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London
Author of the best-selling novel The Mathematical Brain, Brian Butterworth explores low numeracy in education and gives a neuroscientific perspective on the role our brains play in active learning.
Download: Low Numeracy – From Brain to Education
International Keynote Address: Dr Yeap Ban Har
International Singapore Maths Expert and MNP Primary Series Consultant, Singapore
A leading expert on teaching maths for mastery, Dr Yeap Ban Har has spent his entire career studying effective teaching methods. His talk looks at the evidence of deep learning and how it impacts the maths classroom.
Download: The Evidence of Deep Learning
Other featured speakers:
Philip McNaboe, Assistant Headteacher, Orrell Lamberhead Green Academy, Wigan
Download: How to Encourage Deep Mathematical Thinking in All Pupils
Wendy Liu, Primary Maths Consultant, NCETM PD Lead, London
Download: Maximising Activities
Louise Freir, Maths SLE, Wimborne Teaching School, Wimborne
Download: Developing Independent Thinkers
Jane Hopwood, Maths Teacher, Selby Community Primary School, Selby
Download: Literacy Hats Off, Mathematician Hats On
Mark Cotton, Principal, Our Lady of Pity RC Primary School, Merseyside
Download: Dunning-Kruger Effect, Unskilled and Unaware
Adam Gifford, MNP Trainer
Download: How Can I Get You Curious?