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PDG Exchange


Developing learners’ maths skills through lesson and scheme planning

1.0 Welcome Video

Watch Marsida Horeshka’s (@Mars) short welcome video [41 secs) to help you get ready for this PDG Exchange session.

2.0 Pre-course tasks

Below are 3 very short tasks to dip into –  if you get a chance  – before the session which takes place on Tuesday 30 March 4:00 – 6:00pm.

  • Have a quick scan at the four strands of the Education and Training Foundation’s Centres for Excellence in Maths programme. Scroll down to have a look at the four features that work in mastery should consider – image below as well for ease:



  • Finally, what shape (literally!) do your lessons have? If you could represent your lessons through a shape, what would that be?

For me that is a vase, with the wider areas representing the variety in tasks available to learners. Think about this before you come to the session.

3.  Resources from the day


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