ChinUP after-school workshops are hosted by primary schools across NSW and are open to all schools in the local area. These two-hour workshops are for school teams of up to 8 educators, and any school in any sector is welcome. Individuals and casual teachers are also very welcome to attend.
Guest Presenter: Emma Campbell – Mathematics Education Consultant, Maths Master Class
Audience: Early career teachers, experienced teachers, mathematics/numeracy leaders.
Course code: UAUW0200
NESA PD Hours: 2 hours
Cost: $160 (incl GST) per person
Creating units of work for your maths program can seem daunting. There is so much to consider: NESA requirements, your scope and sequence, a unit template, and how to best describe teaching and learning activities to suit your students and school context.
In this after-school short course, Emma Campbell will guide you through NESA’s programming requirements and provide practical advice to implement these requirements.
You will learn:
- how to structure a compliant and easy-to-use maths unit template
- different ways of describing teaching and learning activities in units.
A range of possible templates for units of work will be provided in an e-folder.
What to bring
- a hard copy of the NSW Mathematics K-6 Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum
- square post-it notes
- pencil, eraser, highlighter
- your 6-digit NESA number.
About Emma Campbell
Mathematics Education Consultant | Maths Master Class, NSW
Emma is an independent Mathematics Education Consultant assisting teachers to develop their content knowledge and pedagogy in mathematics. Her expertise includes holding the position of Senior Curriculum Officer Mathematics at NSW Education Standards Authority 2011-2012, where she developed the NSW Mathematics K–10 Syllabus incorporating the Australian Curriculum and associated support materials published in 2012. Emma is particularly interested in curriculum design and the continuum of learning in mathematics from Kindergarten to Year 12. She is passionate about assisting teachers to implement logical and creative learning pathways in mathematics. Emma believes that language and visual representations are crucial to improving learning in the mathematics classroom.
Completing ChinUP K-6: Creating Units of Work for Your Maths Teaching Program will contribute 2 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.