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Fixing Misconceptions in Fractions one day course – 4th Sept Grange Primary SA

September 4, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

$150.00 – $462.00

Fractions are one of the most difficult concepts for students to understand in mathematics.  By fixing misconceptions, we can catch kids up quickly and effectively. Download this flyer: Fractions course Grange September 17

Who is this course for?

  • Teachers from grades 4-9
  • School leaders and leading learners
  • Support teachers for students with difficulties

What concepts will this course cover?

  • Fractions concepts from basic understanding of halves and quarters through to multiplying and dividing fractions with unrelated denominators
  • Fractions as numbers rather than just pizzas
  • The relationship between fractions, decimal numbers and percentages

Teachers will

  • Watch a live lesson demonstration, including diagnosing and confronting underlying misconceptions in a grade 6/7 class
  • Learn to prioritise key components of Proportional Reasoning and Multiplicative thinking that must be understood deeply during primary school for students to be successful in high school
  • Learn how to use questioning to create cognitive conflict and fix misconceptions for good
  • Receive a manual valued at $50 to take back and use with their own class.

Numbers are strictly limited to 30 – because that is what fits in a classroom

To register, scroll to the bottom of the page

Additional Options.  Purchase a ticket with one (or both!) of the following options:

  • “Complete the Set” – Add the additional 4 books in the Interventions series for $150 + postage (valued at $200)
  • “Web Subscription” – Add a 12-month Individual Website Subscription to the Back-to-Front Maths site for $150 (valued at $249.95)


Cancellation Policy: Due to very high demand for Kennedy Press professional development, please note that a 50% cancellation fee applies to this booking and no refund will be offered for cancellations less than 48 hours before the booked session. Name changes are permitted at no cost.

Details

Date: September 4, 2017
Time:
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$150.00 – $462.00
Event Category:

Venue

Grange Primary School
39c Jetty Street
Grange, SA 5022 Australia

Tickets

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The Lot: Fixing Misconceptions in Fractions – Grange School, 4th September
Admits 1 person to Fixing Misconceptions in Fractions with Tierney Kennedy at Grange School on 4th September 2017 (8:30am - 3:30pm). INCLUDES: A “Complete the Set” Book Pack + 12-month Individual Website Subscription to the Back-to-Front Maths site. Catering and a copy of Fixing Misconceptions in Fractions are also included. **Note: A cancellation policy applies to this ticket **
$ 462.00
4 available
Ticket + Books: Fixing Misconceptions in Fractions – Grange School, 4th September
Admits 1 person to Fixing Misconceptions in Fractions with Tierney Kennedy at Grange School on 4th September 2017 (8:30am - 3:30pm). INCLUDES: A “Complete the Set” Book Pack. Catering and a copy of Fixing Misconceptions in Fractions are also included. **Note: A cancellation policy applies to this ticket **
$ 312.00
4 available
Ticket + Web: Fixing Misconceptions in Fractions – Grange School, 4th September
Admits 1 person to Fixing Misconceptions in Fractions with Tierney Kennedy at Grange School on 4th September 2017 (8:30am - 3:30pm). INCLUDES: A “Complete the Set” Book Pack. Catering and a copy of Fixing Misconceptions in Fractions are also included. **Note: A cancellation policy applies to this ticket **
$ 300.00
4 available
Cancellation Policy: Due to very high demand for Kennedy Press professional development, please note that a 50% cancellation fee applies to this booking and no refund will be offered for cancellations less than 48 hours before the booked session. Name changes are permitted at no cost.