Conceptual maths is strongly linked to growth mindset, as it promotes deep thinking and reflection, use of strategies and celebration of mistakes.
A classroom teacher in St Luke’s and St. Matthew’s Primary School in Dundee, used conceptual maths techniques with her primary seven class. Read about her findings ‘Overcoming mathematical misconceptions with conceptual maths’ (doc).
Primary seven children in Braehead Primary in Stirling used peer learning and growth mindset to become authors of their own books. Read about ‘Using peer feedback to bring story writing to life in the classroom’ (doc).