Resources: Numeracy

2 resources found for "Numeracy"
Breaking the anxiety chain : the role of ITT institutions in reducing maths anxiety in primary teacher trainees
This is an ESCalate development grant awarded to Marcus Witt of Bath Spa University in 2008. Many people entering primary teacher training do so despite the fact that they will be required to teach mathematics. A significant minority of primary teacher trainees come to their training with high levels of anxiety about maths (Unglaub, 1997). Their feelings about mathematics are often highly emotional (Hogden and Askew, 2007) and usually as a...
Supplementary Materials to help QTS trainees overcome areas of weakness identified in the Mathematics Audits
This is an ESCalate development grant awarded to Euros Davies and Jan Morgan of North East Wales Institute and completed in January 2007. All NQTs must satisfy TTA standards in mathematics. In England this is achieved when the trainees pass the national QTS mathematics test. Colleges in Wales have developed an alternative approach for achieving these standards, by using a system of audits throughout the training programme. The research intends to...