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|Description||Explore the factors which may lead to or influence maths anxiety, thus creating a positive or negative start in maths education.|
|Duration||4 units, 5 hours of study per unit|
|Categories||Primary, Secondary, Higher, Teaching and Learning, Early Years/Foundation, Mathematics / Numeracy, Further education, 14-19, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, Teaching staff, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Non-practising teacher, Post-threshold Teacher, Pupil mentor, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Teacher trainer, Behaviour for Learning, Online, e-Book, Discussion forums, Video, Audio / Podcast|
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Ideally suited for individuals working in Primary Education and any Educational Institution looking to improve pupil’s learning outcomes in Maths, this tutor led course will provide an introductory overview of maths anxiety and its impact on participation and performance. It also considers the influence that teachers, parents and educators may have on a child’s learning and attitude towards maths.
During this course, you will develop your knowledge and understanding of maths anxiety and how it differs to other forms of anxiety. You will learn how maths anxiety affects thinking and will explore the experiences and attitudes of children and young people, whilst reflecting on your own experiences and attitudes towards mathematics.
As well as looking at the factors which may lead to or influence maths anxiety, thus creating a positive or negative start in maths education, you will also learn how to measure maths anxiety through the use of a helpful and validated assessment scale, a tool that can also be used to support your day-to day role.
Gain a Certificate and digital badges to recognise your CPD achievement
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Completion from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD); allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.
Why Should I Study This Course?
Maths anxiety has been shown to develop early in education, yet educators have limited, and at times, inconsistent resources available to help them support children at risk, nor do they have an understanding of maths anxiety and how it influences performance.
The aim of this course is to enable you to identify when maths anxiety is being experienced and to understand what factors may influence this largely unrecognised apprehension.
During the Understanding Maths Anxiety course, you can expect to:
A flexible course that fits in with working and family life
This is a tutor led course runs at set times throughout the year and delivered 100% online, allowing you to manage your studies around work and family commitments. The course involves active group participation through online discussions and exercises along with self-reflection activities to assess subject understanding. Our online short courses are designed to be intellectually stimulating, thought provoking and rewarding. Learning materials are varied and engaging, and you will be able to share sector experiences and best practice with fellow students who are working professionals from around the world.
Course starts 12 June 2017
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