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ESERO-UK

ESERO-UK (the European Space Education Resource Office for the UK) is an education project from the European Space Agency (ESA).

ESERO-UK has been established at the National STEM Learning Centre through funding from ESA and the Department for Education. ESERO-UK promotes space in the UK and the use of space...

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2000 - 2009

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Mathematics in the context of food and drink

In these activities students use a variety of mathematical skills in order to complete the tasks, each set in the context of the production of food and drink. Going  Bananas, Minimise or  Maximise and What's in Your Bowl contains a number of activities in which students estimate weight and volume,...
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16 December 2015

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Assessment for Learning: Mathematics

A variety of mathematics resources useful when assessing the progress of students in the mathematis classroom.
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25 January 2016

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Construction and the built environment

A collection of resources designed to provide ideas and inspiration for teaching mathematics in the context of construction and the built environment. These resources have been selected as relevant to post-16 vocational learners who are working towards re-sitting GCSE Mathematics. Heat analysis considers the...
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24 March 2017

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Health, Social Care and Childcare

A collection of resources designed to provide ideas and inspiration for teaching mathematics in the context of health, social care and childcare. These resources have been selected as relevant to post-16 vocational learners who are working towards resitting GCSE Mathematics. Five a Day requires students to...
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28 January 2016

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General life and personal interests

A collection of resources designed to provide ideas and inspiration for teaching mathematics in the context of general life and personal interests. These resources have been selected as relevant to post-16 vocational learners who are working towards resitting GCSE Mathematics. Understanding Ratio, Egg Fried Rice...
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28 January 2016

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Business, Administration and Entrepreneurship

A collection of resources designed to provide ideas and inspiration for teaching mathematics in the context of business, administration and entrepreneurship. These resources have been selected as relevant to post-16 vocational learners who are working towards re-sitting GCSE Mathematics.  Packaging explores...
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28 January 2016

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Should primary school children be learning times tables by heart?

The new curriculum requires children to all memorise their times tables and has caused two leading mathematics experts to speak out.Jo Boaler, a professor of mathematics education at Stanford University has spoken of how timed multiplication tests cause anxiety for many children, blocking their working memory and preventing the recall of mathematical facts...

The Royal Institution has opened a mathematics grant scheme for UK schools

Grant scheme for enriching mathematics teaching now open!The Royal Institution and the Clothworkers’ Foundation are offering UK schools grants of up to £500 to host a show, talk, workshop, challenge or other mathematics activity to supplement their students' classroom activities. Grants of up to £500 are being...

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