3rd Annual Primary Mathematics Conference | Differentiating Maths: How To Do It | Saturday 17 August 2019 | Campbelltown Catholic Club, Sydney
3rd Annual Primary Mathematics Conference | Differentiating Maths: How To Do It | Saturday 17 August 2019 | Campbelltown Catholic Club, Sydney

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Use differentiation to take your maths from good to great

This year our annual conference is all about differentiating mathematics K-6. Featuring some of Australia’s greatest primary maths experts including Emeritus Professor Peter Sullivan, this one-day Saturday conference gives you the tools and strategies you need to take your differentiation from good to great.

This conference will unpack what differentiation means for the subject of mathematics. It will show you why maths needs a unique approach to differentiation, and how to make it simple, low-stress and incredibly effective.

The conference for teachers who understand the importance of maths

Leading maths at your school? Love teaching maths? This conference is for educators who want maths to shine in their classrooms and schools.

This year’s conference is all about differentiation. With a 60-minute keynote address, a 20-minute Pecha Kucha session and 12 workshops to choose from, you’re bound to come away inspired and informed with practical tasks, hands-on tools, maths talk and content knowledge, ready for use at school the very next week.

Following their sessions, many of our presenters will also provide you with electronic and printed tools for planning and implementation, blackline masters including planning templates, and presentation slides, to help you keep the momentum going.

Don’t forget you receive 5.75 NESA PD hours. And because it’s on a Saturday, no need to find cover for your classes!

Are you ready to change the way you differentiate maths?

  • Do you spend ages trying to create differentiated tasks for your students?
  • Are you perplexed about which equipment to use and how to use it?
  • Do you find yourself relying on written tests in order to understand where your students are at in their learning?
  • Would you love a robust toolkit full of simple, effective and engaging tasks and tools?
  • Differentiating primary maths doesn’t need to be hard. In fact, it can be simple and practical for teachers and students alike.

    To find out how, join us at our groundbreaking conference, which this year includes 12 practical workshops with take away tools and strategies to differentiate maths content and assessment in the classroom.

Find out why last year’s conference SOLD OUT

Experience the excitement and energy of an Anita Chin team-based conference. In 2018, attendees travelled far and wide to Sydney for the annual conference, from schools as far as Scone, Dubbo, Parkes, Cootamundra and Canberra, for an inspirational day of learning: and left with an experience like no other!

“To differentiate instruction is to act on the belief that all kids deserve access to the richest, most compelling learning experiences and to provide the scaffolding they need to seize that opportunity.”

Carol Ann Tomlinson & Michael Murphy

Leading for Differentiation: Growing Teachers Who Grow Kids

What will you get from the day?

The conference will allow you to:

  • Understand how differentiation for maths is different
  • Learn the secrets to whole-class differentiated instruction
  • Learn how to create engaging, low-floor, high-ceiling differentiated tasks
  • Gain a robust toolkit for differentiating maths, including how to ask quality open-ended questions, embed the use of visual models, effectively use equipment, support productive struggle and lead mathematical conversations in your classroom
  • Learn how to spot each student’s mathematical potential, where they are at in their journey and the gaps in their understanding
  • Take the first steps towards the whole-school approach that will transform maths at your school.

Differentiating Maths: How To Do It is suitable for teachers at all stages of their careers, with sessions designed to cater for early career teachers, school principals and all experience levels in between.

Who should attend?

Leading maths at your school? Love teaching maths? This conference is for educators who want maths to shine in their classrooms and schools.
This is a school team-based conference. Schools can send a team of up to eight educators, however, individuals are also very welcome to attend.
Content will be suitable for leaders AND classroom teachers, with workshops clearly identified by career stage as well as grade.

Your school team could include the following educators K-6:

  • Classroom teachers
  • Instructional leaders
  • Maths leaders and maths team members
  • Principals, deputy principals, assistant principals

What to expect

  • 60-minute keynote address
  • 3 x 75-minute concurrent sessions, each with four workshops to select from
  • 20-minute Pecha Kucha (fast-paced, multiple speaker session) from schools who are implementing a whole-school approach to maths
  • Delicious food.

New, for 2019!

  • As chosen by you: your favourite speakers from the 2017 and 2018 annual conferences – plus some new stars!
  • Workshops clearly identified by grade and career stage
  • Grab tickets now and give details later!
  • Bigger venue! More free parking!

Completing Anita Chin 2019 3rd Annual Primary Mathematics Conference: Differentiation will contribute 5.75 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 2.5.2, 6.2.2, 6.3.2 and 6.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Early Bird ticket sales close Friday 12 April 2019

(last day of Term 1)

Full Price ticket sales close Friday 5 July 2019

(last day of Term 2)

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