Keys to Maths and Problem-Solving: By practical teachers for practical teachers
Experienced teachers prepared these staff development resources to help Numeracy Coordinators (NumCos) and staff explore new ideas about teaching maths. All materials are rooted in the aims and objectives of the Northern Ireland curriculum, blend the skills of Mathematics and Numeracy with Thinking Skills and Personal Capabilities and are illuminated by the very latest educational research.
- Key 1 - Maths: Fake news – discussing the impact that maths anxiety has on learning and debunking the myth of the ‘maths brain’.
- Key 2 - Maths: Mindset matters – highlighting to importance of the school, teacher, parent and pupil maths mindset to effective learning.
- Key 4 - Maths: Fail forward – exploring the importance of challenge, resilience, persistence and working through failure.