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Have you every used this grid method to multiply numbers? Have a go and let me know what you think?

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What is the Activity? The squaring of a number that ends in 5 activity can be used to develop the teaching and learning of multiplication across a range of abilities. It serves as a little but if fun to start …

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What is the Activity? The use of Napier Bones method named after John Napier, can be used to develop the teaching and learning of multiplication across a range of abilities. It serves as an alternative method to allow learners to …

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What is the Activity? A Number game activity that can be used for learners across a range of abilities and subjects. Please leave a comment on how you use the resource in the comments section below. What words can you find? …

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What is the resource? A FREE printable Snakes and Ladders Board to use in your classroom. Download the resource HERE. Please leave a comment on how you use the resource in the comments section below. How can it be used? …

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Feel free to download this FREE jigsaw template printable at home or in school. Get learners to draw and colour their own pictures and then glue on to card. Cut the pieces carefully to have jigsaw puzzles that learners can …

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Particularly every student has been pulling all-nighters at least once. Spending nights cramming is not the best solution or a beneficial investment in your future.  Academic success is usually linked to a number of factors. Some students do know about …

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#teammagicaleducator @samschoolstuff Who is the Secret Walker in your classroom? Let’s get this straight from the start, what follows is not my original idea. Like most teachers, I consciously and unconsciously soak up ideas from colleagues, the internet and, well, anywhere …

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#teammagicalmaths @PrimaryMathsRes How To Make Effective Cross-Curricular Links. The Cross Curricular Approach The phrase ‘Cross-Curricular’ is often used to describe an approach to lesson planning whereby links are made between subjects rather than segregating them entirely. It is understandable that when …

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#teammagicaleducators @PaulWat5 The wonderful world for writable surfaces! Hi-tech isn’t always ICT based, sometimes it is a well thought out piece of design that transform a classroom. Writable surfaces are a must in every classroom as they engage the children …

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#teammagicaleducator @_Stacey_English Battle of the Wrist Bands! A great way to engage your students in lesson! “Not Animal Farm again.” “This novel is awful. “Why do we have to analyse language anyway.” Just a few statements from Year 11 class …

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#teammagicalmaths @missmcintyre15 Have You Seen This First Lesson Back “All About Me” Social Media Resource? I am a primary teacher in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. I have a BA in Sport and Active Lifestyles and a PGCE in Primary Education. I have …

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#teammagicaleducator @Geoisamazing What inspired me to create formation 5 and example 5 hands? I have always found Geography to be a difficult subject for the lower ability, SEN and EAL GCSE students that I teach. Having recently been on a course …

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#teammagicaleducator @Geoisamazing QUICK! Check out this great idea! The Literacy speeding ticket What inspired me to create the literacy speeding ticket? Being a geography teacher I feel passionately about improving students literacy, and recently I have found I don’t have much …

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