Learning by Questions for secondary maths
It's an (almost) universal language. It helped put humans on the moon. It's a skill that makes a true difference to life chances.
Challenges are a natural part of teaching secondary maths. But the challenges should be for the students, not the teacher.
Why maths teachers love LbQ
Real-life examples to help students make connections
Context is everything. Especially when you're dealing with number. Real-life examples capture students' imaginations and help them to get their heads around what you're teaching them.
Our Question Sets use real-life examples from getting started with baking, to planetary surface areas.
Question level analysis when it matters: in the lesson
Question level analysis: it's a love/hate thing. They take ages to complete but the info you get is like gold dust. Learning by Questions gives you a QLA in the lesson, meaning you can get cracking with the data there and then.
Help kids who are scared to get it wrong
Try as you might, creating a no-shame zone in a classroom is a tough ask with teenagers.
Learning by Questions provides students with a private yet personalised experience of maths. If they get a question wrong, they get automatic feedback and the ability to try again, and again, and again. No judgement.
Maths is about being right or wrong, right? Wrong.
Teaching maths tells you not only that getting it wrong is a great learning moment, but that you could still get some credit from your method.
Our Question Sets encourage a focus on method by providing stepped feedback. That feedback encourages students to celebrate mistakes by giving them multiple chances to have a go.
Encourage your 'reluctant' mathematicians
Maths isn't for everyone... apparently. But maths is not only a core subject, it develops a set of proper important skills for life.
With LbQ, students get to use tech for maths, a medium that they're familiar with and that they enjoy. Resources are engaging and because pupils get feedback for every answer they give, they can take ownership of their learning and crack on at their own pace.
A good foundation of knowledge and skill
Learning maths can be likened to building. You need a good foundation and key blocks of knowledge and skill. If these key blocks are missing, the whole subject can come tumbling down. But how do you know if you have missing blocks?
Learning by Questions helps identify the significant gaps, and provides resources to fill them.
You can even use our primary maths content to fill historic gaps if you need to.
Our award-winning maths content
Dive into the full LbQ Library of award-winning secondary maths resources.
Or, try LbQ from the pupil's perspective below.
Try to make a few mistakes to reveal the unique feedback that pupils receive to keep them on track!
Maths: Maths example question set
Explore our other secondary subjects
It's not just maths, we have comprehensive resources for biology, chemistry and physics to keep your pupils engaged and studying happily.
Take a free 6-week trial and enjoy:
- providing students with a good foundation of knowledge and skill
- filling the gaps
- galvanising your 'reluctant' mathematicians
- re-focusing students' attention to method rather than output
- creating a 'no shame zone'
- no marking, and QLA in the lesson
- batting off 'When am I ever going to use this?' questions like you're Venus Williams
A Question Set is kinda what it says on the tin. It's a resource that contains between 10 and 40 questions based on a single National Curriculum learning objective.