Thursday, 10 November 2011

Maths, naturally

"Learning Outside The Classroom" courses with the Peak District National Park

pirate cunning will shape our mathematical adventures....
MATHS NATURALLY- 21st March 2012, at Losehill Hall Youth Hostel, Castleton
Based around a maths treasure hunt, come and discover how learning in the fresh air can help develop an enthusiasm for maths, as well as deepen mathematical understanding and thinking. This workshop will offer:
• activities to develop mathematical skills in real life contexts

• working with maps and coordinates to engage pupils and encourage them to lead their own learning

• developing maths through story and drama activities

• activities that use a kinaesthetic approach to teaching maths OR enjoying maths through hands-on, engaging making and doing
All courses run from 1:30 -5:30pm and cost £70. If your school books more than one of any of our charged for courses you will receive a 20% discount on all courses.
For more details, please contact:
Sarah Wilks, Tel: 01433 620373
 patterns, shadows, forms and measurements, 
an old oak offers so much! 

Workshop leader: Gordon MacLellan: as Creeping Toad, Gordon has been leading celebrations with schools and community groups for more than 20 years. From playschemes with hundreds of children to quiet garden events, Gordon’s experience reaches from South African arts festivals to Manchester schools, from Highland woods to Buxton’s lantern processions    

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