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Mathematica Pedagogy PD Series 2 - Virtual Training Program

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Term 2, 2017 - Every second Tuesday over 7 weeks

Time - 3:40pm to 4:40pm

Mode - Online

Last Registrations - Monday 1st May 2017 3:00pm

Note - This second series focusses on Pedgagoy and Mathematica.

This set of four lessons are designed to demonstrate how CAS (Mathematica) can be used to introduce and explore complex mathematical ideas. Activities will be designed in such a way that will encourage student-centred learning. Sample activities and corresponding Mathematica files will be demonstrated. Participants will write and share their own resources as part the course.

Please note that we highly recommend new users to WebEx join Session 1 at 3:00pm to allow for technical difficulties that one might experience with connecting to WebEx.

We highly recommend participants have a two-screen setup. e.g. One Laptop connected to a projector projecting the virtual conference environment, another Laptop with Mathematica open.

Technical Support Session - New Users to WebEx. - Tuesday 2nd May (3:00 - 3:30pm)

Session 1 - Mathematica as an inquiry tool. - Tuesday 2nd May

Session 2 - Re-designing existing activities and/or curriculum for CAS (Mathematica) use that encourages deep learning - Tuesday 16th May

Session 3 - Examples of deep learning activities that you can bring back to your own classroom. - Tuesday 30th May

Session 4 - Presentations of educator produced lessons. - Tuesday 13th June

Payments - All payments for this PD must be made via Eventbrite online. Please check with your IT Department if you encounter payment issues as this may be a result of your chosen Internet Browser.

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