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Additional efforts: Why we need to be better at maths

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Jan 2016
We need to be better at maths - and the suggestion that only smart people can be good with numbers is holding a lot of us back.

When it comes to teaching maths, does East Asia have the answer?

When it comes to teaching maths, does East Asia have the answer? Copyrighted image Copyright: Monkeybusinessimages | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Jul 2015
A method of teaching maths popular in East Asia has positive results when introduced in the UK, reports John Jerrim.

Teaching dyslexic language students

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Intermediate level Duration 1 hour Updated 16 Jun 2014
How can you best support students with dyslexia during their studies? Use this hub of articles to find out

Delivering tutorials for dyslexic students

Delivering tutorials for dyslexic students Copyrighted image Copyright: OU
Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 16 Jun 2014
Key principles for effective tutorial delivery for dyslexic and, in particular, SpLD students

Support for dyslexic language students through feedback

Support for dyslexic language students through feedback Copyrighted image Copyright: OU image library
Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 16 Jun 2014
A summary of how you can help dyslexic students through providing feedback 

Maximising the potential of online tools for dyslexic students

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jun 2014
Teachers should be aware of the following assistive technologies and online tools to help dyslexic students

Preparing tutorials for dyslexic language students

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Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 16 Jun 2014
Strategies language teachers can follow before their tutorials to help dyslexic students 

Take a trip to infinity

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Updated 11 Apr 2014
The concept of ‘infinity’ has enchanted and perplexed the world’s leading mathematicians for centuries. Through her outreach work in schools, Dr...

Learning about numbers

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jan 2005
Sue Johnston-Wilder looks at how we develop our skills with numbers

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Teaching secondary mathematics

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Advanced level Duration 11 hours Updated 22 Jun 2016
This free course, Teaching secondary mathematics, will identify and explore some of the key issues around teaching mathematics in secondary schools...

Assessment in secondary mathematics

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Advanced level Duration 11 hours Updated 22 Jun 2016
This free course, Assessment in secondary mathematics, will identify and explore some of the key issues around assessing mathematics in secondary...