PDST Workshops for Post -Primary Mathematics Teachers 2018-2019
Workshop 1 - GeoGebra JANUARY 16TH 2019
Basics of GeoGebra for any of the five strands. Effective use of GeoGebra in the classroom.
Effective use of questioning in the classroom.
Workshop 2 - Statistics & Probability FEBRUARY 6TH 2019
Transition from Junior Cycle to Senior Cycle Probability. Introduction to Conditional Probability.
Visualisation of the Rules of Probability using Venn Diagrams, Two-Way Tables & Tree diagrams.
Probability Distributions with an emphasis on the Binomial Distribution & Normal Distribution
Workshop 3 - Geometry & Trigonometry FEBRUARY 27TH 2019
Axiomatic System for Geometry. Connections between Synthetic Geometry, Coordinate Geometry
& Trigonometry. Problem solving approach to Geometry. 3-D Trigonometry
Workshop 4 - Number MARCH 20TH 2019
Financial Mathematics, Geometric Sequences & Series. Modelling of fixed & regular investments.
Complex numbers: Geometric representation of operations.
Workshop 5 - Algebra & Functions APRIL 10TH 2019
What is a Function? Inverse of Functions. Shifting & Scaling of Functions. Families of Functions.
Introduction to Calculus.
Workshop 6 - Teaching Mathematics through Problem Solving MAY 1ST 2019
Teaching Mathematics Through Problem Solving