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IT based resources to support personal numeracy skills development

Teaching and Learning Resources , Teacher Training , Professional Development , Numeracy
Skills for Life Network

The Mathtutor suite of DVD-ROMs may prove useful for Skills for Life teachers and supporters wishing to develop or consolidate their personal numeracy skills

The Mathcentre at the University of Loughborough has launched a suite of DVD-ROMs to support 70 topics covering the essentials between GCSE and First Year university studies

The Mathtutor self-study resources offer diagnostic tests that lead the user into tutorials and into exercises for practice. There are also additional visual materials aimed at extending understanding.

The Mathcentre website has a selection of sample disks for you to review, including:

  • mathtutor algebra disk
  • mathtutor trigonometry disk
  • mathtutor differentiation disk
  • mathtutor integration disk


The full suite also includes:

  • Arithmetic
  • Geometry
  • Vectors
  • Functions and graphs
  • Sequences and series


The DVD-ROM versions cost £10 each (including VAT and postage) and can be purchased by contacting Shaun Canon at the EBS trust.


About Mathcentre

Mathcentre is managed by a group of people who run university maths support centres, who teach maths, and who design new media products for learning. They come from the Universities of Loughborough, Leeds and Coventry, from the Educational Broadcasting Services Trust, and from UK Learning and Teaching Support Networks.


Mathcentre has been established to deliver mathematics support materials, free of charge, to students, teachers, lecturers and everyone looking for post-16 maths help.


The Mathcentre website has a range of free, downloadable leaflets, revision booklets and teach yourself resources covering a wide range of maths topics. Check these out in the Students section of the Mathcentre website.

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