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Online safety for grown ups

There are many worrying things to watch out for online, from scams to viruses, from hackers to identity theft. In this video we look at some strategies to help keep you safe online.

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Online safety for grown ups


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Online safety for grown ups

There are many worrying things to watch out for online, from scams to viruses, from hackers to identity theft. In this video we look at some strategies to help keep you safe online.

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Converting units


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Converting units part 2

In this video we look at other types of measurement following the first part of this video

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Number estimation

Number estimation is a core maths skill. This technique is incredibly important for checking your work and is invaluable in completing exams and not losing easy marks

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Converting decimals

This unit will help you to learn the basics of converting to and from decimal numbers. Also in this unit you will have a chance to practice by working out those pesky percentage discounts when buying home appliances.

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Using bar charts


Using Pie charts

Bar charts are a great way to compare types of data. You’ve probably seen them used lots of times before. In this video we’re going to take you through the basic steps to create your own, and avoid common mistakes

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Using bar charts

We see bar charts everywhere but how do we use them in exams or at work? Well, in this video we take a look at the various ways that bar charts can be used as well as the different types of bar charts that there are

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Using a line graph

Line graphs are something we see all the time online and in newspapers. They are great tools to explain changes over time. In this video we will look at how best to interpret and use these line paragraphs in exams

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Using a line graph


Using Pie charts

Bar charts are a great way to compare types of data. You’ve probably seen them used lots of times before. In this video we’re going to take you through the basic steps to create your own, and avoid common mistakes

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Using bar charts

We see bar charts everywhere but how do we use them in exams or at work? Well, in this video we take a look at the various ways that bar charts can be used as well as the different types of bar charts that there are

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Using a line graph

Line graphs are something we see all the time online and in newspapers. They are great tools to explain changes over time. In this video we will look at how best to interpret and use these line paragraphs in exams

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Visual estimation


Position and direction

This module shows you how to use and measure angles to work out position and direction along with practice exercises

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Working to scale

This module shows you how to recognise and make use of simple scales on maps and drawings, followed an exercises to work through an example.

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Understanding shape

In this module we look at the different properties of 2D and 3D shapes and how we describe them

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Measuring up

This module shows you how to calculate dimensions from scale drawings and create a scale diagram. If you have not already done so, checkout Simple Scales L1 for the basics on how scales work.

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Understanding where you are and how to get somewhere

This module shows you how to describe position and direction followed by a number of exercises to practice

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Getting to grips with time

Using 24 hour time and converting between it and 12 hour time can be tricky. In this unit we look at how they work and how to make simple calculations and conversions.

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Analogue time

In this brief unit we look at the differences between analogue and digital time and how to convert between them.

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Converting units part 2

In this video we look at other types of measurement following the first part of this video

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Converting units

In this video we look at how we can measure, assess and use units of measurement to help us in our daily life and prepare for our exams.

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Visual estimation

How and when to use visual estimation. Visual estimation is all about making judgements and calculations based on what you can see or observe. This is a very useful skill for many jobs.

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Number estimation


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Ordering decimals

In this unit we will put decimal amounts in order of size and compare decimal amounts to percentages and fractions

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Simple multiplication and division

These slides will give you some help to multiply and divide by 0, 1, 2, 5 & 10.

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Introduction to fractions

Get started understanding fractions here. These slides will help you to read and write and compare fractions. Through this unit we will look at how you can compare the relative size of different fractions as well as learning some of the terms used when talking about them.

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Multiply decimals and whole numbers

These slides will help you to multiply whole numbers with decimals without a calculator, by following a few simple steps

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Approximations and rounding

This module shows you how do rounding to a whole number or to one or two decimal places, followed an exercises to work through.

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Interest

Interest is a topic that often confuses people. In this video we look at how to work out both simple and compound forms of interest.

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Probability

This is a short video to explain the basic concepts of probabilities and using a probability scale to compare the odds of different events.

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Equivalent fractions

This module shows you how to work out equivalent fractions followed by a number of exercises to practice. Equivalent fractions are two fractions that are equal to the same amount.

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Estimate through rounding

This module shows you how to work out equivalent fractions followed by a number of exercises to practice.

Rounding can be used as a quick way of getting a rough idea or estimate of a number. It may be a little less or a little more.

There may be times when you need to provide a number that does not need to be exact. Rounding makes it easier and faster, and its near enough is still useful.

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Fractions

What is a fraction? When an object is divided into a number of equal parts, each part is called a fraction. Let’s take a look…

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