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Webinar: Using visual representations: enhance learning and understanding in mathematics

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Ed Southall

Maths Curriculum Manager

Oak's Maths curriculum manager, Ed Southall, takes an in-depth look at the effective use of visual representations in mathematics.

Who it's for

Primary and Secondary Maths teachers, Heads of Maths.

We cover

The use of visual representation across primary and secondary mathematics to help develop conceptual understanding of abstract topics.

Useful models to make explanations of the four operations and other areas of maths more easy to grasp for students.

Interesting tools such as double number lines, area and bar models.

Further resources

If you found this workshop helpful, here are some additional resources to help support your in-class teaching

Explore our Lesson and Resource Directory for a full list of lessons, filtered by subject and key stage (including Teacher Hub links)

Take a look at our Curriculum Maps. For each subject and key stage there is a map that provides:

  • an overview of the curriculum principles we’ve followed
  • details about all units of work in each subject and key stage
  • one or more optional sequences you can teach them in

Download our GCSE Maths revision document, for:

  • Direct links to the Classroom lessons to pass on to pupils
  • Links to our Teacher Hub for teachers to download and adapt the resources
  • Spotlights on some of our most useful units of work
  • Top revision tips to pass on to pupils

And finally, we’ve collated a list of all the lessons referenced in the webinar, with links to the Teacher Hub, so you can easily take these ideas back to the classroom.