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Tangible Memories installation

27 September 2014, 10 am

On 27 September the installation entitled “Tangible Memories” will be on display at the M Shed, Bristol.

“It’s helping your child experience the world”: How parents can use everyday activities to engage their children's mathematical learning

29 September 2014, 5 pm

This seminar presents the content and preliminary findings of the "Everyday Maths workshops" for parents.

Using Video as Methodology

7 October 2014, 10.30 am

This seminar will examine the interdependency between developing mathematical understanding and using the specialized language unique to the discipline to express those understandings.

Developing Student Reasoning in Mathematics

7 October 2014, 5.30 pm

This session is aimed at local teachers of mathematics and is co-hosted by the Mathematics Education Research Network and the Association of Teachers of Mathematics.

Debating Validity: The Concepts and The Word

8 October 2014, 3 pm

CAER hosts Paul Newton, Professor of Educational Assessment at the Institute of Education London, to discuss the hotly debated meanings of 'validity'.

Investigating pragmatics in instructed language learning contexts

9 October 2014, 2.30 pm

Linguistnet hosts Professor Eva Alcon Soler from University Jaume 1, Castellon Spain who will present on interlanguage pragmatics.

Using Action Research to Raise Achievement and Participation in Secondary Mathematics

10 October 2014, 2 pm

The session will be co-run by Alf Coles (University of Bristol) and a group of local teachers who have been involved in researching their own practice.

The Rise of Testing and the Demise of Teacher Assessment in Australia

23 October 2014, 4 pm

Professor Val Klenowski of Queensland University of Technology discusses the high-stakes nature of testing in Australia and critically examines emergent issues for students, schools, parents and systems, arguing for a more balanced approach of formative and summative assessment.