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Promoting Mathematics Resilience Conference

  We are looking forward to presenting our work at the Promoting Mathematics Resilience Conference: 4th – 5th March 2016 at the Centre for Education Studies, University of Warwick. The theme of the conference encompasses the continuum of need for mathematical resilience in one’s lifetime; it will include numeracy throughout the lifespan, capability to grow new skills, and […]

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Mathematical Competency for the Workplace

Mathematical Competency is crucial for success in the workplace. Mathematics teachers are all too aware of students’ beliefs that they’ll never need or use their school level mathematics in their future employment. This report by the Sutton Trust calls for a consideration of Simple Mathematics in Complex Settings. There is a real difference between teaching students […]

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Mathematical Resilience

Mathematical Resilience is defined as a positive adaptive stance to mathematics which allows students to continue learning despite adversity.    Research has shown that affective traits such as motivation and attitude are linked to increased likelihood of taking advanced mathematics courses  and are significant predictors of improved cognitive activity and achievement.   This work finds […]

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