Debunking Maths Myths

Raising education outcomes depends on equipping all teachers with the tools to maximise students’ learning. But unfortunately there are many misconceptions about what top teaching looks like, especially in maths. The result is inconsistent and sometimes ineffective practices in classrooms. Sharing and following the educational science will mean more students succeed.

Hear from leading experts, Sarah Powell and Ollie Lovell, as they debunk common misconceptions about maths teaching and explain how mathematics education can be more evidence-based.

Teachers can and do have a profound impact on their students’ learning progress, but more must be done to provide them the best possible preparation. So, how can maths teachers help advance the best practices in the classroom? What is the science of learning and what does this mean for maths teaching? Why are there so many misconceptions about what works in the classroom?