Conference: Maths and Dyscalculia Day

Conference: Maths and Dyscalculia Day

Venue: Copthorne Tara Hotel, Kensington, London 

Maths and Dyscalculia Day will present the latest thinking and good practice about numeracy! This is an exciting opportunity to hear the latest on good practice and ask lots of questions.

We are delighted to welcome Professor Mahesh Sharma, Professor Steve Chinn, Judy Hornigold and our expert host for the day, Pete Jarrett, Chair of the BDA Dyscalculia Committee. The day will present a series of Masterclasses and a Question and Answer Panel with the experts!

Further information

  • The conference is formal CPD and a certificate will be provided on the day.
  • Lunch is included in the ticket price and this conference also gives lots of opportunities to network and ask lots of questions!
  • We will provide a set of speaker notes for each delegate.

Our Speakers

Masterclass with Professor Mahesh Sharma

Professor Mahesh Sharma has served for thirty years as professor of mathematics education to undergraduate and graduate students. Internationally, he is known for his groundbreaking work in math education and math learning problems, particularly, dyscalculia and other specific learning disabilities in mathematics. 

Professor Sharma is an author, teacher, teacher-trainer, researcher, editor and publisher, education consultant, and public lecturer. For thirty years, Sharma edited and published Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, an international interdisciplinary mathematics journal with readership in 90 countries and The Math Notebook, a practical journal for teachers and parents devoted to successful teaching and learning for all students.

Professor Sharma will deliver a Masterclass about teaching Maths to all students, including those with Dyscalculia.  There will be lots of time to have question and answer with him! 

Masterclass with Professor Steve Chinn

Professor Chinn’s experience spans over forty years of work and research in special and mainstream education. In 1986 he founded and then developed and built a specialist secondary school for dyslexic boys, a school which won major national awards. Steve is now an independent consultant, researcher and writer and has presented papers, contributed to conferences worldwide (over 30 countries) and delivered training courses for psychologists, teachers, parents and support assistants.  Professor Chinn will deliver a Masterclass on teaching and learning issues around Maths and Dyscalculia.

http://www.stevechinn.co.uk/maths-explained.html

Masterclass with Judy Hornigold

Judy is an independent education consultant specialising in dyslexia and dyscalculia and also an Associate Tutor for the BDA and Edge Hill University. She is also a trainer for Maths No Problem training teachers in Singapore Maths. Her previous role was as a senior teacher for Dyslexia Action where she gained a great deal of experience in teaching dyslexic children and adults. Judy is a primary trained teacher and is a qualified specialist teacher of dyslexia having gained a Post Graduate Certificate in Special Education and AMBDA.

She has written a guide book for parents of children with dyslexia, two books of ready-made lessons for learners with dyscalculia, the dyscalculia pocketbook and most recently the SEN books publication, Making Maths Visual and Tactile

Judy has delivered many lectures and workshops at conferences throughout the UK and internationally in Europe, the UAE and New Zealand. 

http://judyhornigold.co.uk/

Timetable

Please click here to view the timetable for the day.

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Still got Questions?

Message the Team: conference@bdadyslexia.org.uk

Call Donna Stevenson on: 07587638148

 

 

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