Webinars

Mastery in Mathematics: Adapting and implementing Ochre coherent and sequenced secondary maths curriculum plans and assessments

Overview
Video recording of a webinar delivered on 30th April 2024. A 45-minute webinar.

Who is this webinar for?
Secondary school teachers and school leaders interested in learning more about the Mastery in Mathematics Years 7 & 8 Curriculum and resources. Can also be used for staff professional learning.

What will you learn?

  • Get an overview of what curriculum planning documentation and assessments are available across the Australian Curriculum 9.0, the Victorian Curriculum 2.0 and the NSW Syllabus to support you.
  • Understand how the plans and assessments have been developed and sequenced, and how you might best adapt them to suit your school’s unique context.
  • Work through a modelled example of what the most frequent adaptations might look like, and how these can best suit your curriculum planning decisions as a school.

Presenter
Reid Smith, Ochre Education co-CEO.

Mastery in Mathematics: Adapting and implementing Ochre evidence-based secondary maths lesson resources and intervention supports

Overview
Video recording of a webinar delivered on 2nd May 2024. A 50-minute webinar.

Who is this webinar for?
Secondary school teachers and school leaders interested in learning more about the Mastery in Mathematics Years 7 & 8 Curriculum and resources. Can also be used for staff professional learning.

What will you learn?

  • Get an overview of what materials are available.
  • Understand how the lesson materials have been developed, what great intellectual preparation to use the materials looks like, and how you might best make adaptations to the lesson resources to suit your classrooms’ unique contexts.
  • Work through a modelled example of what the most frequent lesson-level adaptations might look like, and what decisions you will need to make as a teacher.

Presenter
Reid Smith, Ochre Education co-CEO.

Mastery in Mathematics

Overview
Video recording of a webinar delivered on 15th February 2024. A 50 minute webinar.

Who is this webinar for?
Secondary school teachers and school leaders interested in learning more about the Mastery in Mathematics Years 7 & 8 Curriculum and resources. Can also be used for staff professional learning.

What will you learn?

  • How the resources have been designed and developed
  • Overview of the curriculum resources, including yearly overviews, unit overviews, scope and sequence, unit plans, precedence diagrams
  • Overview of the lesson resources, including the lesson slides, booklets, reteach, daily review, sample assessments and intervention materials
  • How to use and adapt the resources for your context

Presenter
Reid Smith, Ochre Education co-CEO.

Supporting content

 

  • Access the webinar slides here.

How can better curriculum drive better equity? Enabling teacher agency while unlocking curriculum possibilities in schools: Clare Sealy

Overview
Join UK curriculum expert Clare Sealy for a discussion on how curriculum design can drive equity.

Who is this webinar for?
All teachers and school leaders.

What will you learn?
A keynote presentation and Q&A discussion with Clare Sealy, covering:

  • How can curriculum design drive equity?
  • School dependent learners and how we learn by building on what we already know
  • The role of teachers in supporting all students to access a high-quality curriculum

Presenter
Clare Sealy, Head of Education Improvement, States of Guernsey, UK. Ex head of St Matthias primary, Tower Hamlets, London. Long-time blogger and tweeter on teaching and learning, and Editor of The researchED Guide to The Curriculum.

Supporting content

 

Ochre Years 3-6 English Curriculum and Resources Webinar

Overview
Video recording of a webinar delivered on 27th November 2023. A 45 minute webinar.

Who is this webinar for?
Primary teachers and school leaders interested in learning more about Ochre’s Years 3-6 English Curriculum and Resources, and how to use them within your setting. Can also be used for staff professional learning sessions.

What will you learn?

  • How have the English Curriculum Maps and Novel Studies been designed
  • What evidence-based strategies are embedded into the design
  • Get a sneak peak of the instructional resources
  • How you can use and adapt these resources in your classroom

Presenter
Lara van Rooyen and Jasmyn Hall, Ochre Education Curriculum Leads (Primary English)

Supporting content

 

  • Access the webinar slides here.
  • Access the book list for the Ochre years 3-6 novel studies here
  • Access the Years 3-6 novel studies curriculum maps and units here for the Australian Curriculum and here for the NSW Syllabus

Kieran Mackle Webinar: Taking a research-informed approach in the Primary Mathematics classroom

Overview
Video recording of a webinar delivered on 7 June 2023. A 45 minute webinar + 15 minutes of questions.

Who is this webinar for?
Teachers and school leaders interested in learning more about evidence-informed approaches to primary mathematics.

What will you learn?

  • Summary of the nature of mathematics education research and some of our best bets based on the available literature.
  • Exploring the application of the research in a primary setting.
  • The mastery model of schooling, worked examples, variation theory, and general principles for the use of manipulatives.
  • Breaking the ideas down into actionable steps.

Presenter
Kieran Mackle. Kieran is a UK Primary Mathematics Specialist Teacher, with a keen interest in evidence informed practice. The author of Tackling Misconceptions in Primary Mathematics and Thinking Deeply about Primary Mathematics, and the host of the Thinking Deeply about Primary Education podcast.

Daily Review Webinar

Overview
Video recording of a webinar delivered on 4 May 2023. A 30 minute webinar + 15 minutes of questions.

Who is this webinar for?
Teachers and school leaders interested in learning more about Daily Review and Ochre’s Daily Review resources.

What will you learn?

  • What is a Daily Review, and why do we use it?
  • How do I use Daily Review decks?
  • What do I do if my students are having trouble with part of the Daily Review?
  • Hear us answer some frequently asked questions.

Presenter
Reid Smith, Ochre Education Co-CEO

Supporting content