Everyone Can Do Maths!
A study skills program to give students the confidence and self belief to succeed at maths.
Do you believe that too many students give up on maths too early, saying ‘I’m no good at it’?
Do you believe that confidence and self belief are vital ingredients in a student’s ability to engage with maths, and do well in the subject?
Do you believe that a positive, growth mindset towards maths can make a huge difference in the way students approach maths?
Do you believe that knowing how to study maths may be just as important as knowing what to study in maths?
At Felstead Education, we say a resounding YES! to all of these questions.
That’s why we created our powerful new program, Everyone Can Do Maths, a unique maths based study skills program to empower students to perform at their personal best in maths.
The program is delivered as a 50 minute seminar, designed for a full year level cohort of students, and comes complete with a resource kit to embed the learning.
Why have Everyone Can Do Maths at your school?
Having strong maths skills is a vital part of every child’s education, yet many students struggle with low levels of confidence and high levels of anxiety in mathematics.
However research shows that having a positive attitude towards maths can actually boost maths achievement, independent of IQ and other contributing factors.
Drawing on our expertise as one of Australia’s leading providers of study skills programs, including over 30 years experience in creating maths programs and in consultation with Jo Boaler, Director of Youcubed.org and one of the world’s leading maths learning experts we have created a program that can help students to:
Boost their levels of confidence and self belief in maths
Reduce maths anxiety and negative perceptions of the the subject
Engage deeply with maths and find it more enjoyable
Build a growth mindset in maths
Enhance their maths study skills so they can achieve at their highest possible levels
Encourage students to continue with higher level maths subjects
We believe that Everyone Can Do Maths may be the single most important lesson in a students mathematical studies as it teaches them how to study maths while at the same time boosting their levels of confidence, engagement and enjoyment in maths.
What’s included in the program?
This exciting and innovative program includes the following units:
1. Maths and mindset – why your attitude to maths impacts on your success in maths
2. Building a growth mindset in maths – anyone can do maths!
3. The seven keys to maths success
How making mistakes grows your brain
It’s not about speed
Being flexible in your maths thinking
Being creative and having fun in maths
Working in groups and talking about maths
Being visual in maths
4. How to take great notes in maths class
5. Applying strong study skills to maths
Setting maths learning goals
Time management in maths study
Efficient and effective maths learning
Beating procrastination in maths
Avoiding distraction while studying maths
6. How to conquer maths anxiety and stay calm and relaxed in maths
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