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Concept versus procedure | Jodie Parsons & Yvonne Reilly | TEDxRosalindParkED
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Added Jun 24, 2016
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This presentation discusses the difference between conceptual understanding and procedural learning.

Originally a Scottish research scientist, Yvonne started work as a teacher of mathematics and science at Sunshine College in 2007. It was here that she and fellow teacher Jodie Parsons started to develop and trial various ways to improve student outcomes in mathematics. At Sunshine College they revolutionised the mathematics curriculum by doing away with the text books and developing lessons which were fully inclusive and differentiated.

Both Yvonne and Jodie have co‐authored several papers and have presented at many conferences in Australia and around the world, and recently picked up an award at the ACER Excellence in Professional Practice Conference for outstanding conference presentation.They also recently were winners of two awards from the Victorian Education Excellence Awards - Outstanding School Advancement Award and the Lindsay Thompson Award for Excellence in Education.

Originally a Scottish research scientist, Yvonne started work as a teacher of mathematics and science at Sunshine College in 2007. It was here that she and fellow teacher Jodie Parsons started to develop and trial various ways to improve student outcomes in mathematics. At Sunshine College they revolutionised the mathematics curriculum by doing away with the text books and developing lessons which were fully inclusive and differentiated.

Both Yvonne and Jodie have co‐authored several papers and have presented at many conferences in Australia and around the world, and recently picked up an award at the ACER Excellence in Professional Practice Conference for outstanding conference presentation.They also recently were winners of two awards from the Victorian Education Excellence Awards - Outstanding School Advancement Award and the Lindsay Thompson Award for Excellence in Education.

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