Teaching Maths Online
Welcome to our guide to the best tools and tips for teaching and creating engaging maths online. There's videos, blogs and downloadable guides to help you along.
How to teach maths online
Often maths has been the subject left behind in the pen and paper era. But now maths educators are starting to think about how to move instruction online. Especially as more and more subjects move to digital teaching and learning. With an increasing focus on giving students multiple ways to express what they have learned.
Three advantages of using technology for maths instruction:
- Engages students and encourages group work and discussion
- Gives multiple representations of maths concepts
- Gives students rapid sharing and teacher feedback
There’s more than one way to solve a maths problem
In this podcast our experts discuss ways to approach teaching maths digitally:
- Designing maths to navigate barriers
- Remote and blended learning
- Help students become experts in their own learning
Maths resources for teachers
We want to equip you with the best tools and resources to help you move your maths instruction online.
We asked Eric Curts, Technology Integration Specialist, to help reboot your maths classroom with Google tools. Eric has been in education for 29 years. He is a Google Education Trainer and Innovator, and provides training to schools, organisations, and conferences throughout Ohio and across the country. He is the author of the book "Control Alt Achieve: Rebooting Your Classroom with Creative Google Projects".
Online Maths Platforms
There’s lots of places where maths can be taught digitally and remotely. Below we’ve given you a list of the most popular Learning Management Systems. You and your students may already be using some of these.
Maths tools and apps for teaching online
There are lots of popular online maths platforms that might spark your interest, let's take a look:
Engaging your students in maths
Keeping students engaged and interested in learning can be difficult. Add to that the move to remote and blended learning practices and you’ve got a challenge on your hands. This is especially true of maths and STEM subjects when the topics can seem very abstract. To help, we've pulled together some of our favourite ways to show maths in action.
Helping you to be the best online maths teacher
We want to help you be the best maths teacher you can be. That's why we've put together a guide on designing great maths instruction using the UDL framework.
How UDL helps make maths engaging for all
- Design solutions that identify and remove barriers to learning
- Promote high expectations through carefully planned goals for every learner
- Give learners choice & support to help them reach those goals
- Share power with learners
A final point here is that UDL opens the door to opportunities for our learners. The teacher should have the same learning goals and expectations for each of their students. But remember that the way students get to the solution isn't always the same.
Re-imagining maths teaching and learning
Join Fiona Thomas, a teacher and former Texthelper, as she guides you through key strategies for successful maths teaching and learning in today’s changing education climate.