2020-03-27

Teaching and Learning: Remote Maths Education

Confused, anxious and overwhelmed with how to navigate uncertain times as an educator? Inside Government’s Schools Hub has compiled a resource bank to support you during this time through a range of Maths resources.   

 

 

For general information and all government advice and updates, please visit Public Health England’s Coronavirus: What You Need to Know 

 

For Remote Maths Teaching and Learning:

 

White Rose Maths – White Rose Maths provides virtual maths lessons for each year group from years 1 to years 8 which is refreshed with 5 lessons per week. The resource is designed for parents to help their children and each lesson comes with a short video showing you clearly and simply how to help your child to complete the activity successfully.

Bitesize – Is providing primary, secondary and post 16+ subject specific learning and revision tools. For primary maths learners, Bitesize provides a range of games based on topics from place value to factors, multiples and primes. For secondary learners and post 16 learners, maths activities include mock exam questions for AQA, CCEA, Edexcel, Eduqas, OCR and WJEC exam boards.

STEM Learning - A selection of hand-picked resources covering all the statements in the Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 programmes of maths study. The resource is split into focused topics including geometry and measures, numbers, algebra, statistics and probability.

Maths is Fun – Resources and revision tools for KS1 children focusing on geometry, data, puzzles and other key activities to help students prepare for their return to school. Maths is fun also provides access to worksheets and puzzles on addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and other key maths topics in key stage 1 and 2.

Primary Games Arena - Maths related games focusing on the use of video and animation to teach multiplication, times tables, addition, counting, subtraction, negative numbers, division, fractions, decimals and percentages suitable for key stage 1 and 2 children.

Top Marks – This US website ensures primary school children are ready to excel in exams by using interactive whiteboard resources. The maths resources are organised by subject, age group and category to make them easy to access. It also includes a parent portal and learning games such as Learning Through Play.

  • Mathematics Education Innovation (MEI) – This is an excellent resource for GCSE and A-Level maths students which provides free revision and worksheet resources if you sign up for free as a guest. Some key resources available include:
    - The 2017 A level problem postcards; a set of postcard size problems, based on the principles of the new 2017 Mathematics A levels.
    - Conference handouts- Conference workshops exploring various topics, led by experienced teachers, examiners, and subject experts from many areas of the mathematical world.
    - Curriculum- Background information, advice and guidance about MEI specifications and curriculum development, including information around curriculum change and materials for MEI specifications.
    - IET project resources- Various distinct types of maths resources produced by MEI with support from the IET, including KS4 starter activities, A level mechanics videos and the ‘A bundle of graphs' app.
  • MEI have also produced a tailored school closure support document which includes useful resources, videos and maths guidance. 

 

This article was written by Elin Sams, Programme Manager at the IG Schools Hub