Hints and tips for maths

Motivational maths for real-life

It has always been our belief that if students can see the real-life application of maths, they will understand how these essential skills will benefit them. Hard-to-reach students, in particular, will only be truly motivated when they, either consciously or subconsciously, understand how they are going to benefit from what you are teaching them. What is in it for them? Whatever it is – make sure they know it. You should also consider the goals of your teaching?

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Motivate and engage your learners with your enthusiasm

With the daily grind of the classroom, it can be hard to remember why you became a teacher. Think back to when you were a keen new recruit, full of enthusiasm for your subject and full of passion for teaching. If you still retain this enthusiasm, hats off to you! If you’ve lost it a little, you’ll find it really helpful to get back in that mindset.

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Motivate and engage your learners with hands-on materials

When you are considering maths teaching strategies, keep in mind that you will be able to motivate and be more successful if you can include some variety and fun into your strategies. This is the case for all subjects but it’s really important for maths because it can be very abstract to teach and learn.

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