5 online resources for Maths tutors

by Emily

If you are thinking of tutoring Maths - or you're already a Maths tutor - then you may find the following sites useful:

1) BBC Skillswise.The BBC's Skillswise website has an excellent Maths section that provides numeracy advice and activities in line with the UK's Adult Learning Curriculum. It even has a specialist tutors' page.


2) Math Playground. An engaging series of Maths puzzles awaits at Math Playground, encouraging students to apply their skills. Many can be adapted by Maths tutors to be used outside of cyberspace.

http://www.mathplayground.com/games.html 3) Further Maths.An excellent resource for Maths A-Level tutors, or those with more gifted students, this contains a great range of activities to help stretch your pupils.


4) MathWorld.Stephen Wolfram is one of the world's most famous mathematicians. His MathWorld site is billed as 'the world's most extensive resource' and contains an easy-to-access glossary of mathematical terms with clear definitions.


5) Mr Barton.This website's stated aim is to 'get everyone enjoying their maths a bit more, through a plethora of resources for tutors and exercises for students. A great first stop for lesson planning.


If you've come across any other helpful websites for Maths tuition please let us know about them by leaving a comment!