This was designed to help teachers and trainers explore aspects of teaching and learning of Mathematics within subject and vocational areas.
Maths in Work was designed to offer glimpses of the real world of work via video clips, to help students appreciate not only the relevance of mathematics but its importance in every day life. The clips feature the people who are actually ‘doing the job’ and explain some of the maths processes that they are involved with on a daily basis. There is a brief synopsis of each clip which identifies the maths topics covered, and all clips end with the simple question, “What mathematics would be involved in the work you have just watched?”
In these videos from Improving learning in mathematics you are able to explore three different sessions. You might like to view them more than once, each time focusing on a different aspect of the planning.
Thinking about learning from Improving learning in mathematics focusses on five aspects of effective practice that teachers and trainers have found to be particularly important in promoting successful learning: questioning, discussion, using misconceptions, assessment and meeting the needs of all learners.
This collection of 60 short videos, filmed in a range of school classrooms in 2012 and 2013, shows teaching, and learning, in line with the three overall aims of the new National Curriculum. These aims are that pupils should develop fluency, reason mathematically and be able to solve problems. Research by the Department for Education demonstrates that a key feature of mathematics lessons in high performing jurisdictions is that the development of quick recall, accuracy and fluency in parallel with the development of understanding and reasoning are all required to promote sound mathematical development.
This video collection contains six examples of how mathematics is being used in various occupations. Each piece of footage lasts around 10 minutes. The jobs covered are: Pharmacist, Builder, Bar Tender, Fashion Designer, Architect, Hairdresser. The videos were filmed in Manchester centre and surrounding area.
Search YouTube for helpful videos on, for example, the Bar Model.
These short clips show post-16 practitioners and learners in a range of settings engaged in active learning activities. The main aim is to support practitioners to reflect on and develop their practice; several of the clips could also be used to engage relatively reluctant learners.