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Tips for teaching Algebra -levels 3 and 4

This workshop is aimed at education professionals involved in teaching algebra in the classroom.
What
  • Location: Munster
  • Adult Literacy and Numeracy tutors
  • Adult Groups
When Oct 17, 2013
from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Where University of Limerick, Main building A1-065, Park Road, Castletroy, Limerick
Contact Name
Contact Phone 01 412 7900
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A three hour workshop aimed at helping those teaching algebra in a classroom. It will cover the following topics:

 

* Introduction - What is algebra? What is it used for and what are the common difficulties that students face with it?

* An effective model for teaching algebra.

* Variables, expressions, equations and inequalities examined in a ‘real world’ context – strategies for teaching these concepts.

* Relating algebra to the students’ interests.

* The benefits of an algebra dictionary.

* Information on useful algebra resources and how to access them.