Category Archives: Professional Development

Summer Reading Ideas

I have just finished writing a long list of book suggestions for someone on Facebook so I thought I might as well post it on here in case anyone else is looking for some teaching related summer reading ideas! The … Continue reading

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Training Slides and New ‘CPD’ section on the blog

CPD Slides: Firstly, for all those who were asking for the ‘slides’ from the live sessions we have been delivering these are now up on the Highland Digital Hub. You’ll see that they have been organised so that the slides … Continue reading

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CPD: More Live Sessions

We will be putting on some more live sessions for the final two weeks of term.  The details of these are below.  The sessions outlined here are aimed at Early Level and so would be particularly relevant to teachers in … Continue reading

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CPD: Additional Live Sessions

Here is an updated list of all the live CPD sessions that we have going on in the next few weeks. Sessions that were already publicised but have not yet been delivered are listed in red.  New sessions not previously … Continue reading

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Fractions Project – What a week!

I was very fortunate last week to be working with an amazing group of P5 pupils from Newton Park Primary School in Wick who volunteered to be part of a project I’m working on. The lockdown and the current situation … Continue reading

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CPD – Concrete Materials at Secondary School: Algebra Tiles

In addition to the sessions we’ve already published, Fiona Philips from Alness Academy will be presenting a session on Tuesday (tomorrow) and Wednesday on using Algebra Tiles with secondary pupils to support understanding.  Many Highland secondary teachers are already aware … Continue reading

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CPD: Live Online Sessions

Great to see that some people have made a start on the self-paced diagnostic assessment course I posted about earlier in the week.  If you missed it, see this post here: CPD: Self-paced Online Learning   As well as continuing to … Continue reading

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CPD: Self-paced Online Learning

If you are looking to make better sense of the progression of children’s learning in numeracy as well as the types of strategies that they might use at different stages then the Highland Diagnostic Maths Assessment Training may be what … Continue reading

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Early Years CPD Opportunity

This was emailed out to schools already but just in case anybody has missed it there is an Early Year CPD Opportunity coming up next week.  If anyone is still keen to sign up but wasn’t aware of it, please … Continue reading

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SMC Conference 2020

The Scottish Maths Council Conference 2020, which will be held at the University of Stirling on Saturday 7th March, is now live for booking.  Click here for booking. The keynote speaker is Craig Barton, who I’ve written about before as … Continue reading

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