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Research and analysis

Multiplicative reasoning professional development programme

Research into the teaching of multiplicative reasoning and pupil attainment.

Documents

Multiplicative reasoning professional development programme: report

Multiplicative reasoning professional development programme: technical report

Multiplicative reasoning professional development programme: brief

Details

This report looks at a project to develop the ability of teachers to teach topics involving multiplicative reasoning to key stage 3 pupils. It evaluates the effect professional development of teachers in this area had on pupil attainment, and includes teacher and pupil views on the project.

Multiplicative reasoning refers to the use of mathematical understanding to solve problems arising from proportional situations, often involving fractions.