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Take a trip to infinity

Take a trip to infinity Creative commons image Credit: Guiseppe Savo under CC-BY-NC-ND licence New content
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

Learning about numbers Copyrighted image Credit: Marjanneke | Dreamstime.com
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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Developing geometric thinking

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Developing geometric thinking Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Advanced Level Duration 300 hours Updated 29 Mar 2013 Register by 05 Sep 2013
Develop your understanding of the learning of geometry at Key Stages 2-4, explore a range of different teaching approaches and develop your...

Developing algebraic thinking

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Developing algebraic thinking Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Advanced Level Duration 300 hours Updated 14 Mar 2013 Register by 13 Mar 2014
Develop your understanding how people learn and use algebra at Key Stages 2–4, and of different teaching constructs and principles.The course is...

Developing statistical thinking

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Developing statistical thinking Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Advanced Level Duration 300 hours Updated 14 Mar 2013 Register by 13 Mar 2014
Explore the learning of statistics and data handling at Key Stages 2–4, and investigate different teaching approaches, including the use of ICT...