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Were you aware that talking about mathematics is beneficial for learners? Research points to the importance of collaborative tasks and talk in learning mathematics. Educators stress the distinction between the precise language of mathematics and more informal talk but talking mathematics questions and problems through with peers and instructors enriches individuals’ logical thinking and problem solving skills at every level.                  

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In many formal learning situations all mathematics is seen as under the sole control of the teacher. To help learners experience being mathematicians, it is vital to have meaningful contexts and examples. Allowing learners to construct solutions for themselves in a context that interests them enriches individuals’ logical thinking and problem solving skills.                    

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Talking through a problem improves reasoning skills and helps in understanding why a solution works, rather than memorising and rote learning. Talk Together London's worksheets provide examples and are designed to elicit thinking and talking through solutions.                  

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What is the Negativity Bias? The negativity bias is our tendency to register negative stimuli more readily and to form our perceptions, behaviour and actions on the basis of this experience. In this post, you will learn: how to spot the negativity bias and deal with it constructively.

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Career awareness is a process that can help children and young people to learn what it takes to enter and be successful in a work setting that interests them. In this post, you will learn: How to nurture the learning process? Why career awareness matters? How to develop career awareness? Do you want your kids to make informed decisions and choose careers that will make them happy and sucessful? Developing career awareness is the solution!

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