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How to help children who find maths difficult

Maths anxiety, scotopic syndrome – we explore teaching methods to use (and avoid) to help pupils improve in maths

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Part 1
Part 1

How to spot and tackle maths anxiety

Fiona Goddard explains why the next time a student exhibits listlessness, frustration or anger in maths class, it may be worth exploring whether their behaviour might stem from something deeper.

Part 2
Part 2

Avoid these five maths teaching pitfalls

If you’re a maths teacher persisting with these practices, it’s time to stop – and here’s why

Part 3
Part 3

How to spot scotopic syndrome

Learn what scotopic syndrome is and how you can provide support for pupils with it

How to help children who find maths difficult

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