Video demonstrations support independent learning

Video demonstrations consolidate classroom lessons and support independent learning.

Your digital maths resources powered by Cambridge HOTmaths include video demonstrations for key examples and are created by Australian teachers.

Use the shortcuts or resources panel within any unit to go directly to the video examples.

Or click the play button next to the Examples within a unit.

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Workspaces in Cambridge digital maths resources

Have you introduced your students to Workspaces?

Workspaces in Cambridge digital maths resources allow students to enter their working for all exercises directly into the Interactive Textbook. Answers and working can be typed, drawn or uploaded and saved along with their self-assessment for viewing by the teacher.

Teachers can view both the student exercise work and student self-assessment, allowing them to address any questions that were marked as difficult by students.

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How to print a copy of a test for homework or revision

Printing a copy of a test that you have created can be useful for setting as homework, revision or for use as a practice test in class.

Print or make a soft copy of a test:

  • Go to the Test icon on the dashboard
  • Check the box next to the test you would like to copy
  • Scroll to the bottom of the test bank and select view/print test
  • Chose to display in single column or two columns
  • The test will open in a pdf file which you can then save and email or print out for students

You can access past tips including instructions on how to create a test using the wizard method on our blog here.


To watch a video demonstration of How to print a test, choose your digital maths product and follow the link below:

Essential Mathematics for the Australian Curriculum
Essential Mathematics for the Victorian Curriculum
Essential Mathematics GOLD for the Australian Curriculum
Cambridge Senior Mathematics VCE
Cambridge Senior Mathematics Australian Curriculum

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VIDEO: Desmos interactive widgets and tools (powered by Cambridge HOTmaths features)

We’re pleased to bring you a number of videos that demonstrate the features of powered by Cambridge HOTmaths products. Each week, we’ll highlight a new feature. This week we look at DESMOS interactive widgets and tools:

  • Desmos widget activities are embedded in the interactive textbook.
  • Interact with equations, functions and data to visualise mathematical concepts
  • Includes a graphing tool and a scientific calculator

*Available for selected products only

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VIDEO: Widgets and walkthroughs (powered by Cambridge HOTmaths features)

We’re pleased to bring you a number of videos that demonstrate the features of powered by Cambridge HOTmaths products. Each week, we’ll highlight a new feature. This week we look at widgets and walkthroughs:

  • Widgets visualise maths concepts*
  • Walkthroughs step through mathematical processes
  • Ideal for front of class demonstrations, flipped classroom approach and independent learning

*Available on selected products only

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VIDEO: Video examples (powered by Cambridge HOTmaths features)

We’re pleased to bring you a number of videos that demonstrate the features of powered by Cambridge HOTmaths products. Each week, we’ll highlight a new feature. This week we look at video examples:

  • Videos demonstrate working step by step for important examples* strengthens understanding and independent learning
  • View with or without sound using closed captions
  • Created by Australian maths authors and teachers

* Available on selected products only

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VIDEO: Enhanced glossary definitions (powered by Cambridge HOTmaths features)

We’re pleased to bring you a number of videos that demonstrate the features of powered by Cambridge HOTmaths products. Each week, we’ll highlight a new feature. This week we look at enhanced glossary definitions:

Enhanced glossary definitions feature audio files, visual aids and pop-up definitions within the unit support students who struggle with literacy.

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VIDEO: Managing tasks (powered by Cambridge HOTmaths features)

We’re pleased to bring you a number of videos that demonstrate the features of powered by Cambridge HOTmaths products. Each week, we’ll highlight a new feature. This week we look at managing tasks:

Differentiate learning by assigning specific tasks to individuals, groups and/or whole classes and monitor assigned tasks.

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VIDEO: Testing and reporting (powered by Cambridge HOTmaths features)

We’re pleased to bring you a number of videos that demonstrate the features of powered by Cambridge HOTmaths products. Each week, we’ll highlight a new feature. This week we look at testing and reporting:

  • Quickly and easily create customised tests from a large bank of questions
  • Print tests or assign online for time-saving automarking
  • View class or individual student test results
  • Report class or individual progress
  • Identify gaps in student knowledge
  • View reports online, export and print

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VIDEO: Worked solutions (powered by Cambridge HOTmaths features)

We’re pleased to bring you a number of videos that demonstrate the features of powered by Cambridge HOTmaths products. Each week, we’ll highlight a new feature. This week we look at worked solutions.

Comprehensive worked solutions for all questions* can be viewed as a pop-up. Teachers can choose to make worked solutions available to students online. Teachers can also download solutions as a PDF document and send selected solutions to students for independent and offline learning.

*available on selected products only.

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