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Year 9 dd struggling with maths - online resources, books?

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buggeringon Sat 08-Feb-14 12:27:16

She's actually pretty able. But in test situation she panics. She lacks confidence. She has a good teacher who understands all this but she could do with back up at home as she is trying to avoid maths.

Shes quite bright - science teachers say definitely triple science and As at least - but as soon as maths is mentioned the shutters go down.

Allthingsprettyreturns Sat 08-Feb-14 21:42:50

Ict games has a maths section. Would that be any use to your dd?

tinytalker Sat 08-Feb-14 22:00:04

Mathletics is a good site & Percy Parker app is good for Timestables.

jonnyappleseed Sun 09-Feb-14 10:41:58

Maths panic is a killer and I believe kids who have this need some reassurance, ideally with one to one support, sometimes just for a short time only to re-instill their confidence. The sticky thread above about Maths doctor and online tutoring looks very interesting indeed , check that out?

maree1 Sun 09-Feb-14 12:28:20

Practice papers are a great help for exam fear. The more,
the better. And the Khan Academy online offers clear explanations for any weak areas.

nickymanchester Sun 09-Feb-14 13:06:37

Here are some KS3 resources.

The BBC have a good online resource here:-

Otherwise, when it comes to text books, then I would suggest perhaps either Elmwood Press Essential Maths:-

by the way you can see some example pages from the books there as well.

Another alternative is Pearson Level Up Maths:-


Another resource for online revision is here:-

nickymanchester Sun 09-Feb-14 13:08:16

Sorry, that was a bad link. Try these:-

nickymanchester Sun 09-Feb-14 13:11:30

I really like the educationquizzes site

surreytuition Sun 16-Feb-14 15:17:13

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