Getting to Grips with Maths: Part 3 - Demystifying Worded Problems

Learn how to teach worded problems really well to all ages

Demystifying Worded problems:

This Masterclass will explore why children struggle with word problems and will then look at a range of strategies to help. We will explore the role of syntax and vocabulary.

We will also look at problem solving approaches as well as the role that manipulatives can play in solving word problems.



What You Will Learn

  • Bar modelling as a means of visualising the problem
  • Numberless word problems as a means of simplifying the problem
  • Goal free problems as a means of increasing understanding of the problem
  • 3 reads strategy- as a way of increasing comprehension

Your Instructor


Judy Hornigold
Judy Hornigold

Judy is an educational consultant specialising in Maths and learners with dyscalculia and dyslexia. Her teaching career started in primary schools before she moved into teaching children with special needs. Judy delivers key notes, workshops and training in Dyscalculia, Dyslexia and Maths Mastery across the world, including New Zealand, Australia and Dubai. Judy co-founded the Dyscalculia Association in the UK in 2018.


Frequently Asked Questions


How long do I have access to the masterclass?
You will have access for 3 months (90 days)
What if I am unhappy with the masterclass?
We seriously doubt you will be unhappy but if for some reason you are, please contact us directly to see if you are eligible for a refund.

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