General Description

This course will prepare teachers for teaching the harder material in the 2 unit mathematics Year 12 component of the course. Difficult material from the course will be presented and taught to the attendees. Assessment task preparation will be discussed. Strategies to maximise HSC performance will be revealed. Teachers will receive a variety of resources which they can use to teach several of the more difficult topics from this course. As a result of attending this course, teachers can tackle teaching 2 unit mathematics and the calculus components with much more confidence. This course would also suit schools and teachers who are seeking to improve their students' results in HSC Mathematics.

NOTE: This course will cover material in the present 2 Unit HSC syllabus.


Audience

for Secondary maths teachers with little or no experience in teaching this subject.


Teaching Standards

2.1.2 Proficient Level – Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area

3.3.2 Proficient Level – Use teaching strategies

3.4.2 Proficient Level – Select and use resources

6.2.2 Proficient Level – Engage in professional learning and improve practice


Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you

Completing Preparing to Teach Year 12 2 Unit Advanced Mathematics – for teachers new to this subject before 4 February 2022 under NESA’s interim arrangements will contribute 5 hours and 0 minutes of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and assessment of NSW curriculum addressing standard descriptors 2.1.2, 3.3.2, 3.4.2, 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.


This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.

Venue Information:

Club York

Level 2, 99 York St

Sydney

Map

Directions

It is part of the Bowlers Club, with an entrance beside the Club.  Take the lift to Level 2.  A couple of buildings from the corner of Market Street, on the left-hand side heading towards Circular Quay.  Middle of CBD.

Transport

5 min. walk from Town Hall Station, through Queen Vic. Building to Market St.  

Buses from George or York Streets.  Market Street is the closest stop.

Visit Transport NSW to plan your trip.

Parking

Available underneath the Club.  Entrance Secure Parking 168 Clarence Street (back of building).

Parking Rates


COVID-19 Event Information

All TTA venues continue to work with advice provided by the NSW Health Department in managing the risks associated with the current COVID-19 situation. While the current risk is low, TTA venues will be taking steps to help provide a safe environment for our courses. There will be increased cleaning and disinfecting of all areas, and venues will be providing ample hand sanitiser pumps. While venues will be taking all the care that they can, we also stress the need for course participants to take responsibility for their own wellbeing and the wellbeing of those around them. If you are not feeling well or showing symptoms of COVID-19, please don’t attend this event. Wash your hands regularly. Avoid shaking hands where possible. Practice cough etiquette, coughing into a tissue or your elbow and washing your hands afterwards. Thank you for your understanding.

Presenter

Morris Needleman

Morris has previously occupied the position of Head of Mathematics and Mathematics Technology at Reddam House, Kincoppal Rose Bay and The Emanuel School in Sydney. Qualified with an M.A. in pure mathematics and a B. Ed. (maths), Morris has experience teaching in a wide variety of schools and has delivered many professional development courses for mathematics teachers both in Australia and overseas. Morris was recognised in 2006 with an Outstanding National Achievement for Excellence by a Teacher the National Awards for Quality Schooling. Morris has also been designated by Apple as a Distinguished Educator.