Tag Archives: Professional Development

Read and Write Training – this will be a game changer for many pupils!

If you are with the Highland Council, you will now have access to Read & Write. I know this doesn’t sound like a maths related post but it will be useful for all subjects and for some kids it really … Continue reading

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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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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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Number Talks – Resource Update

A number of schools this year have had training from me on the use of Number Talks – if you’re not yet using these then the are a great compliment to your teaching for a wide range of reasons.  There … Continue reading

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Progressions in early number and counting, addition and subtraction

Take a look at these great videos by Graham Fletcher (who I have mentioned before in the blog posts about 3 Act Tasks).  He’s created several short videos highlighting the progression in key areas.  I’ve posted the ones for ‘Early … Continue reading

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3-Act Tasks: Part 3

If you’re interested in trying to implement 3-Act tasks within your class then there are some videos that have each of the 3 Acts in the following places: If you’re looking for Primary content, Graham Fletcher has a range of … Continue reading

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