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Blended's going to be huge!

You will have heard the phrase, but what does it really mean to you? I believe blended learning holds the power to finally transform education! That’s not the same thing as saying that technology can transform education. We all know technological advancements alone haven’t and won’t. We need the concept and actualisation of ‘blended learning’ to make clear that this is where the highest pedagogical quality is brought to the learner beyond the face-to-face teaching experience, because of what digital technology offers pedagogy. This isn’t simply about teaching with digital resources, it is the use of technology to make high-end teaching more widespread and more manageable. It is pure Ed…Tech!

Highly effective teaching habits, pedagogical content knowledge and school leadership requirements are the starting point. Only then can we thoughtfully use platform design to give us more of what we want: Can we embed a correct and detailed sequence of learning? Can an atomised curriculum be made manageable? Can we meaningfully automate retrieval practice? Can we inbuild correct cognitive load demands? Can we systemise explicit and direct instruction? Can we use low-stakes assessments to identify and eliminate unnecessary future gaps in background knowledge? Can we support parents to engage their children in the learning detail? Can we support learners to self-direct and receive intervention support and to make exciting curriculum choices when no intervention is required? And, the key question: Can we achieve far greater gains from learners when no adult is present, in class or at home?

All of the answers are ‘yes’ at a completely new level with the new generation of learning platforms!

Personally, I believe early number knowledge is the simplest place (curriculum domain) to move blended learning practice forward, as an individual teacher, as a school leader and in terms of system-wide development.

Winning With Numbers is all about having an incredibly tight system for teaching numeracy. It offers an easy to implement, state of the art, learning platform with a narrow focus on number fluency.

Trust Improvement Lead, North East

I have been hugely impressed by the level of forensic thinking that sits behind WWN. It is far from a simple programme, but rather an approach that is rooted in robust evidence of how number can be taught in a way that is accessible to all pupils. WWN offers a cohesive and evidence-informed approach to teacher-development too. It is clear that WWN has been created by people who understand school leadership, curriculum design, teaching and learning.


Maths Leader, Dubai

Winning With Numbers is easy to use and it clearly shows progress in learning. It is helping to bridge gaps, challenge students and achieve targets in maths across the school. Students and parents are able to follow the learning journey and are eager to complete WINs. There is a real buzz at our school as students achieve their WINs, we are absolutely loving the WWN app! :)


Y3 Teacher, Cardiff

Anything by Ben gets my vote! It is great to see something that has been created by someone who understands children, teachers, workload and numeracy. Through Ben's expertise, I have improved my skills in teaching maths and he has made me want to teach maths rather than fear it. This is exactly what we want for children also.


Maths Leader, Harrogate

The Winning With Numbers training was fantastic, we learned so much and have been really inspired. I'm still blown away with how brilliant the platform is and I'm excited to be getting going with it. It has already made a big difference in our school.


Class Teacher, West Wales

What Ben doesn't know about maths and the way we teach it...!!! His huge amount of expertise and experience has been a game changer for the way we teach maths! His programme makes us think differently about maths and both staff and students now really enjoy teaching and learning in this key subject.


Tutor, Northumberland

I love the simplicity of Winning with Numbers - the focus on putting in place the small building blocks of mastering foundational maths skills, in a very ordered way. I also love how there are ways for a student to review a topic if they feel they need to; giving them some ownership of their learning. This programme is a great addition to my tutoring sessions.


Deputy Headteacher, London

WWN is a highly effective programme that is deeply rooted in the science of learning with the pay off that teacher workload is minimised. It ticks all the boxes! We have seen progress maximised in each session and within a few weeks of teaching WWN.


Home-Educator, South Wales

My daughter is really enjoying Winning With Numbers and it is showing me the gaps she has in her knowledge. It has been really good going back to fill the gaps. She loves getting the celebration videos when she does well. She smiles so much! I never thought it meant this much to her but it definitely does! I would definitely recommend.


Parent, Bridgend

My son is loving it! As a teacher, I know he is getting what he needs and it is great to have something my son can work through on his own. The timer is a really helpful option. He has first built his confidence and then we can add to the challenge by using the timer option. Thank you!


Tutor, Ireland

All the students I work with are loving Winning With Numbers and the 'Be the Expert' videos are brilliant for preparing me for each session.


Partners & Awards

Winning With Numbers works to collaborate with others to improve the life chances of young people.  Winning With Numbers is delighted to partner with some highly effective organisations .  If you would like to partner with us, please do get in touch.