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Maths Mastery doesn't require setting.

Maths Mastery doesn't require setting.

Maths mastery allows classrooms to become places where struggles and mistakes are seen as normal and in the end become a positive sign that good learning is taking place, writes one education academic

Many schools are exploring "mastery" approaches to teaching and learning. A mastery approach generally means that, as a class, we work collaboratively on a topic or key idea until everyone has "got it".

In mathematics, some of the mastery approaches being developed in UK schools are informed by South Asian approaches to teaching – in particular, Shanghai Maths and Singapore Maths.

There is some evidence of modest learning gains from mastery maths and South Asian approaches, based on test results in large-scale randomised control trial research studies.

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