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Teacher Skills Forum 2018

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Saturday, March 3 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Digital technologies to support teaching and learning in mathematics

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Participants will:
• See some practical examples of digital technologies and find out about their use in mathematics classrooms.
• Think about how the teaching and learning in their own classroom or school can be enhanced through the effective use of digital technologies.

We will share the findings of a research project with data from over several hundred mathematics classrooms, demonstrate some examples of cross-curricular digital activities and draw some lessons for effective use of digital technologies.

This session draws on research from the mathematics classroom but will draw wider lessons on the effective use of digital technologies that may be of interest to school leaders and teachers of other subjects.

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avatar for Teresa Smart - تيريزا سمارت

Teresa Smart - تيريزا سمارت

Hon. Senior Research Associate, UCL Institute of Education - باحث أول في كلية لندن الجامعية – معهد التربية, UCL Institute of Education - كلية لندن الجامعية – معهد التربية
Teresa Smart is a mathematics educator who for over 40 years has worked with children, university students and teachers strengthening teaching and learning in mathematics in England, Mozambique and Ghana and more recently Jordan and Kazakhstan. She is a visiting senior fellow at the Institute of Education, University College London. Her research interest is in the use of digital technologies to improve teaching and learning in mathematics classrooms. She continually asks questions and through her inquisitiveness she has widened her research interest to issues of underdevelopment and particularly the role of small-scale commercial agriculture in improving people’s lives through increasing the rural economy. She has undertaken field work with farmers in Mozambique and Zimbabwe, and is co-author of three... Read More →


Saturday March 3, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm
Petra 2 - Sea Floor
  • Strand: Learning and Teaching with Technology