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  • How to prepare your GCSE Maths students for their first summer exams in two years

    Chris Seager and Melanie Muldowney are Co-founders of Just Maths and Maths Teachers who have previously worked at the "most improved school in England”. They were also part of the team that won "TES Maths Team of the 2016".

    Launched in 2012, Just Maths is an online community and network of resources - born from the passion and spirit of three full-time teachers who have a genuine belief in the power of collaboration and sharing ideas and best practice.

    After their recent appearance on The Right Angle podcast, Chris and Mel talk about how to prepare your GCSE Maths students as we approach the first summer exams series in two years.

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  • How Failure is an Essential Foundation for a Love of Maths

    Matt Parker is a renowned stand-up comedian and maths author, with a popular YouTube channel attracting almost one million subscribers. Originally a maths teacher from Australia, Matt now lives and works in the UK. His new book, Humble Pi, is a Number 1 Bestseller. 

    Following Matt’s recent appearance on Pearson’s The Right Angle Podcast, Subject Lead and Podcast Host Nicola Woodford-Smith, reflects on their discussion and shares learnings on ways that teachers can foster a passion for maths among learners – not least by encouraging acceptance of mistakes and failures.

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  • How can we support learners with Dyscalculia? Tackling the big questions with Dyscalculia Network founder, Rob Jennings

    The Special Educational Needs Assessments Standards Committee (SASC) in 2019 defined Dyscalculia as: “A specific and persistent difficulty in understanding numbers which can lead to a diverse range of difficulties with mathematics. It will be unexpected in relation to age, level of education and experience and occurs across all ages and abilities.”

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  • Increasing Parental Engagement in Mathematics

    Dr Ems Lord, Director of the University of Cambridge’s award-winning Maths outreach programme NRICH and recent The Right Angle podcast guest, discusses the how and why of parental engagement in Maths learning.

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  • New Countdown host, Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon, is taking Maths to new levels

    In the most recent episode of The Right Angle podcast, our guest – Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE – discusses forgotten mathematicians and myth-busting gendered attitudes to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). 

    We are excited to hear more from the child prodigy and new Countdown host, who is taking on the role while Rachel Riley is on maternity leave, about her upcoming book She’s in CTRL and her aspirations for the future of maths…

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