17th September 2004 at 01:00
Barbara Ball, professional officer for the Association of Teachers of Mathematics, will be runing a number of inset courses across the country, including "teaching numeracy using developing number 2" and "teaching mathematics using ICT". Existing courses include: teaching through problems, not exercises; developing mathematical thinking; using dynamic geometry systems to develop geometrical understanding; developing teachers'

mathematical knowledge. Fee: pound;550 whole day; pound;325 half day (plus expenses).

Tel: 01584 872675 Email: Paper folding is an entertaining way to learn maths, particularly geometric aspects such as making Islamic patterns using squares, triangles and polygons or folding a pyramid from an envelope. In her lecture, "Be a paper mathemagician", Liz Meenan, from Leeds University, will show primary pupils aged seven to nine all this and more. Venue: Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, October 5, 2.30-3.30pm. Free admission but by ticket only.

E-mail: with a postal address and the number of tickets required


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