Secondary Representations and Structures - Bar Modelling

Secondary Representations – Using bar modelling to solve problems

Have you ever wondered how to get KS3 and KS4 pupils to become confident with those trickier multi-step problem solving questions? Bar Modelling is a key tool for teaching for depth of understanding. It accelerates learning by offering students a visual method of learning and problem solving.

Aims of the course:

  • This course explores how to use Bar Modelling as a tool to work through multi-step problem solving questions including those in the New GCSE.
  • You will gain an overview of Bar Modelling and how this powerful approach works.
  • There will be opportunity for delegates to build confidence and skills to create their own bar models.
  • It will give insight into how you can train students to use the Bar Modelling approach to break down those tricky problem solving questions.
  • This method is a useful tool to teach a range of skills and develop problem solving both at KS3 and KS4

How could we train our students to cope with questions like this?:


Tuesday 11th December 2018, 3:00pm – 6:30pm at the Outwood Institute of Education Conference Centre DN6 7EQ

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