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11 November 2021

Using visual representations: enhance learning and understanding in mathematics

Ed Southall

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

This webinar covers:

  • 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.

Who it's for:

  • Primary and secondary maths teachers
  • Heads of maths

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.