Taking part benefits you and your students

“When students are engaged and start to see the real life impact of a subject, they’re more enthusiastic about it – I noticed an increased motivation to learn.”

Emily Tulloch, Teacher

Benefits for your class

They stay connected

  • Taking part in I’m a Mathematician helps them stay in touch with learning, with teachers, and with their classmates.

They see maths in the real world

They discover new careers they didn’t know existed

  • Students connect with mathematicians from a diverse range of backgrounds, disciplines, and industries. They hear about related STEM careers and opportunities in higher education.
  • They see STEM professionals as role models, and start to see themselves in similar roles.

Benefits for teachers

It’s backed by research:

You’re in control:

  • You get to see which students have logged in and what questions they’ve asked.
  • You can download transcripts of live chat sessions.

It’s secure and safe:

  • Only students who’ve been given access by their teacher can login to the Zone.
  • No personal details are shared on the site, and student content is moderated.
    Read our safeguarding statement ❯

Everything’s designed for easy, online access:

  • Signing up is quick and easy
  • Students can log in at any time to read mathematicians’ profiles and send questions.
  • Students create their own accounts using a link you create. This will take them around 10 minutes; send it to them the day before your chat, or earlier.
  • You book chats for times that suit you and your students.

It’s free for schools:

  • Thanks to our funders, schools don’t have to pay.

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