What is Teaching for Mastery?

The Yorkshire and the Humber Maths Hub team believe that all children can become fluent, reasoning and problem-solving mathematicians. We want children to engage in mathematical thinking that will allow them to develop a connected conceptual understanding of the subject. The teachers we work with are developing their practice in a range of ways including:

  • Making use of concrete manipulatives and pictorial representations that help learners to uncover and articulate mathematical structure.

  • Crafting lessons so that mathematical talk is encouraged.

  • Using the principles of intelligent practice when choosing or writing questions.

  • Promoting a positive can-do mindset that expects to learn from mistakes.

  • Providing enjoyable and engaging tasks that build skills and allow misconceptions to be diagnosed.

The journey to mastery in the Yorkshire and the Humber:

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Primary Mastery Programme

Secondary Mastery programme

Shanghai Exchange Programme