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The conference for all 11-19 mathematics teachers

28 - 30 June 2018

Keele University

Problem solving at A level

Phil Chaffe

13:45 - 14:45 Saturday 30 June

A level Mathematics / Further Mathematics

Problem solving is one of the overarching themes of the new A level Mathematics but more than that, it is a way to encourage students to develop their thinking skills and build confidence. In this session, we will look at some techniques for introducing problem-solving activities into the A level classroom. It will be an interactive session and problem solving will take place!

About the speaker

Phil a Central Co-ordinator for the Further Mathematics Support Programme which is managed by MEI. He has particular responsibility in preparing students for STEP, the MAT and the TMUA. Phil’s specialisms include problem solving support for both teachers and students at Key Stages 4 and 5.