Maths Problem-Solving Course
March 22, 2019 | Northampton, UK

Special Topic: Problem Solving

A one-day course on empowering students through problem-solving skills

Set students up right with sophisticated problem-solving skills that they can use year after year.

This special topic course introduces proven strategies and concepts that help develop long-term, adaptable problem-solving skills. Rather than relying on memorisation techniques and heuristics, the concepts and strategies explored in this course set students up with a variety of mathematical experiences that make problem solving an enjoyable and effective process (and not a chore).

Teachers will leave this course eager to provide students with a powerful new lens to view and solve problems — this year and the next.

Teachers, School Leaders and Educational Professionals can now until March 20 for only £295 +VAT. Seating is limited.

Pair this course with the March 21 Fractions in Northampton, and get both courses for a bundle price of £495 +VAT.

Course highlights

  • Discover the steps and strategies required to develop powerful problem-solving skills in students.
  • Gain insight into why well-developed problem-solving skills are a mainstay of Singapore maths, and how you can develop them in your school.
  • Learn go-to problem-solving strategies that students can use right away including pattern recognition, diagrams, bar modelling, restating problems, and much more.
  • Develop a strong sense of the teaching style and ethos required to instill an exploratory, adaptable, and enjoyable mathematical mindset in all learners.

Who should attend

Teachers, Maths Leads, and Department heads (Years 1 to 6) looking to develop number sense, mathematical fluency, and effective mathematical problem-solving skills in students.

This course is an excellent “next step” after our Intro to Teaching Maths for Mastery course. No previous experience with Maths — No Problem! is required, and this course is open to anyone interested in maths mastery or problem-solving skill development.

Dr Yeap Ban Har: Consultant

Dr Yeap Ban Har is the world’s leading expert on the Singapore method and is the technical consultant for the Maths — No Problem! Series.

An accomplished and inspirational trainer, Ban Har spent 10 years at the National Institute of Education in Singapore where he was involved in several funded research programmes in mathematics education. Ban Har was part of the team which reviewed the Singapore maths curriculum for the revised 2013 syllabus and he teaches courses at tertiary institutions in South East Asia and North America.

Dr. Yeap Ban Har

Problem Solving
March 22, 2019

Course Location
Northampton, UK
Venue to be announced

£295 +VAT | Book with March 21 Fractions
for £495 +VAT

Problem Solving Course Graphic

“Thanks for a fantastic, interesting and informative course!! Come back soon!!!”

Pauline Campbell HillMaths Co-ordinator, Rushey Green Primary School

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Course agenda

8:45 Registration and Coffee
9:15 Problem Solving and National Curriculum
10:00 What is Problem Solving?
10:45 Refreshments
11:00 Word Problems and Newman’s Framework
12:30 Lunch
13:15 Problem-Solving Heuristics – Whole Numbers
14:50 Refreshments
15:00 Problem-Solving Heuristics – Fractions & Percentages
16:00 Course Ends


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