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How to love maths

It is time to think differently, support diversity, and teach maths for the world our children live in today, says Karen McGuigan. Let's give...

Dyscalculia and inclusive technology

Professor Michael von Aster and James Wright discuss dyscalculia and the technology available to support pupils and teachers. Dyscalculia is a learning difficulty that affects...

The national curriculum for maths is not inclusive

Karen McGuigan presents research which demonstrates that an alternative approach to the GCSE Maths curriculum can have benefits for learners with SEN in England. This English...

Barriers to maths breaking through the maths language barrier

Rachael Lethbridge demystifies the language of maths. Helping to achieve potential Maths has one of the largest glossaries of technical terms, these are particularly hard to learn...

Data Visualisation and Numeracy

In this article Professor Steve Chinn explains how data visualisation, or the use of visual images and maths equipment, can enhance maths learning. I’m sometimes behind the...

Tackling maths anxiety

Alexandra Riley looks at how to build pupils’ confidence and engagement with maths  If you have pupils with SEN and disabilities who suffer from maths anxiety,...

Subtract the negatives

Beliefs about the way maths should be taught discriminate against pupils with SEN, writes Steve Chinn

Maths manipulation

Melody Lowe looks at how to help children with SEN engage with mathematics

The importance of teaching nothing

Without an understanding of “zero”, “nought” and “no”, children’s behaviour simply doesn’t add up, says Dave Cooper

Making maths add up

Steve Chinn outlines seven lessons his students with special needs taught him about teaching maths

Book Reviews

Neurodiversity and Education

The authors of this publication combine extensive experience in the fields of education, neurodiversity, teacher training, tutoring and consultancy. Paul Ellis broadcasts regularly on...