Should I get a Math Tutor? As a Maths teacher, during parents evening I am always asked “should I get a Math Tutor for my child”? I try to avoid answering this question as there are many different factors to…

Should I get a Math Tutor? As a Maths teacher, during parents evening I am always asked “should I get a Math Tutor for my child”? I try to avoid answering this question as there are many different factors to…

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How do I choose a Math Tutor? A common question I am asked by parents and pupils is “How do I choose the right Math Tutor for my child?” or “What makes a good Math Tutor?”, “How do I know…

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How to cut a cake into four equal pieces! This concept makes a great Maths starter or plenary to a Maths lesson on the area of circles. It could be even used as an extension task to stretch and challenge…

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Why Mathematicians are dangerous and should be locked up? : )Teacher Arrested at JFK. A public school teacher was arrested today at John F. Kennedy International Airport this morning as he attempted to board a flight while in possession of…

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Are you aware of the procrastination cycle? If you do not know what the word means than look it up in a dictionary or read Shakespeares’ Hamlet. The cycle can be applied to any profession but found it applies nicely…

So you are looking to practice and pass your Numeracy Skills Test for QTS or have sat the qts skills test and failed and now thinking how do I pass the Maths Numeracy Skills Test for QTS? The secret to…

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Our brain is the most important muscle in our body and we fail to think of it needing exercise. As a teacher if we can help to get learners to prepare themselves to learn than it would make our job…

Find help for exams or school work Edexcel have released a great free Iphone and Ipad app on the app store that will allow any user to download free exam papers and mark schemes. This will be very useful for…

“Do you know a good Maths Tutor in London?” is a question I am asked by parents and pupils all the time . Before you choose a Maths Tutor you might want to read my blog on choosing the right…

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How to make your child a maths genius in minutes? Gifted Children can multiply two digit numbers by 11 in seconds! Do you want to make your child be in the group of gifted children then this is the article…

A Letter to Algebra, Dear Algebra.. This is a great way to start a Maths Lesson on Algebra or maybe even a Maths Plenary. Dear Algebra, Stop asking us to find your X, She’s not coming back, we don’t know…

Are you having problems logging into World Maths Day Site? This problem is easily fixed! Just get your ICT technicians to install the latest update of Adobe Flash on your computers that are going to host the World Maths day…

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Maths Starter Number – What is the missing last answer? This problem can be resolved by pre-school children in 5 to ten minutes. This would be a great number starter for your Maths classes. The answer to this Maths starter…

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How to hack or cheat world maths day or on mathletics. I am amazed to see the lengths people go to cheat or hack systems. The program is impressive, however the site has been designed to get learners to practice their…

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A Locus Loci Lesson This is an extract from the hit movie Taken 2, and shows one of the scenes were daughter uses Maths to find Dad. There are a variety of different Maths components in the 2 minute extract…

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