Professor Ruth Merttens describes how to teach the maths curriculum effectively to promote skills mastery in your pupils. She drills down to elucidate what exactly ‘mastery’ means, how to achieve a developmental approach to the use of models and images, and techniques for promoting high-quality consistent, repeated practice of mathematical facts and skills.
Getting to grips... What is Mastery?
What does the new National Curriculum actually mean in practice? Prof. Ruth Merttens outlines four key areas to focus on when teaching maths.
Harder Calculation in the New Curriculum: A Developmental Approach
In a follow-up to the Hamilton Trust calculation training videos Parts 1 and 2, Professor Ruth Merttens talks about how to prepare for and tackle the strengthened maths curriculum requirements across the primary age range.
Calculation Training Part 1
Calculation Training Part 1 by Prof. Ruth Merttens. The two videos in this series comprise a training package entitled 'Creative teaching, progression and continuity in primary maths'. Watch Part 2.
Calculation Training Part 2
Calculation Training Part 2 by Prof. Ruth Merttens. The two videos in this series comprise a training package entitled 'Creative teaching, progression and continuity in primary maths'. Watch Part 1.
Secondary Numeracy Programme
The Hamilton Secondary Numeracy Project (HSNP) has been designed to help schools maintain students' numeracy through KS3. Watch Prof. Ruth Merttens' training session to learn more.
Consistency in Models and Images
Professor Ruth Merttens introduces a staff meeting about developing consistent models and images.
Consistency in Layout and Patter
Professor Ruth Merttens discusses consistency in layout and patter.