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An Introduction to BOYD – Bring Your Own Device

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Guest Blogger: @hrogerson An Introduction to BOYD – Bring Your Own Device At Easter 2014 our parents were asked to get ready to provide their daughters with an iPad ready to start term in September. I was very excited about this.

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WOW! Download the iVisualiser app and turn your Ipad into a visualiser!

GuestBlogger: @alanpeat Download the iVisualiser App and turn your Ipad into a Visualiser iVisualiser is the perfect presentation tool for both education and industry alike. Carefully designed to be incredibly simple to use, iVisualiser is a powerful app for collaboration, still-image

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Real all about the the Journey of Primary Apps! Itunes and Android!

Guest Blogger:  @primaryapps Primary Apps on Itunes and Android Getting an educational app on to the Apple Store is quite a journey and I’m hoping that through the reading of this post, it might give you an insight into how Primary

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I bet you have not tried the online version of the UKMT Maths Challenge! What a Challenge!

Guest Blogger: @mathstermaths UK Maths Challenge Here is the latest free offering from Mathster – a UKMT Maths Challenge online quiz using original Maths Challenge questions from over the last 6 years. Fantastic for students to practice at home, select your level

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A truly visual teacher resource for a lesson on Prime Numbers, LCM and HCF!

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Guest Blogger: @mathstermaths From the very nice people at Mathster comes two very visual ways of explaining two of the most complicated routines in Maths – finding the LCM and HCF of two or more numbers using Prime Factors. These are

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Have you seen this big calculator online? Free to download and use interactively in the classroom!

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Guest Blogger: @malc_henderson Free Online Graphing Calculator When I started teaching my students how to use their calculator, standing at the front of the class holding one in my hands and asking them to find this button and that button.

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Mathster – Is this the MyMaths killer?

Guestblogger: @mathstermaths Mathster is a brand new website launched at the end of last year. Aimed at UK curriculum mathematics from primary to secondary, the site was nominated for a BETT award within a month of its release. Here is a

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Are you ready to take an Adventure?…. A Maths adventure!

Guest Blogger: @WizenWorld WizenWorld is a free math adventure game for 3rd to 8th graders. This Zelda-style game requires students to explore exciting new worlds, and use their math skills to defeat the bad guys. The game maintains a strong focus

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Have you seen these two Innovative FREE online games to support maths at EYFS & KS1?

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Guest Blogger: ShrekTheTeacher Having struggled to find any maths games that children go back to again and again, I have created two myself that I hope will make a difference… I have focussed on recognising numerals, matching them with quantities, and

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Such a simple addition and subtraction game but yet so effective at improving Addition and Subtraction! Warning: Addictive!

Online Math Games The use of Math games are proving to be a hit in educational environments across the globe. Teachers and parents are finding that the use of Math games is a way in which you can get your

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The Top 3 Benefits of Video 4 Learning, worth sharing!

This guest post was written by Eddie Woo, a high school mathematics teacher from Sydney, Australia who films his lessons and publishes them for free on Youtube. Youtube: http://youtube.com/misterwootube Twitter: @misterwootube  Facebook: http://facebook.com/eddiew00 When I started out as a teacher in 2008,

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Top 10 Interactive Whiteboard Resources That Every Teacher Should Use! Interactive!

Interactive whiteboard resources Using the interactive whiteboard effectively is an area that most teachers would love to develop their skill set in. However, make sure when developing resources that you check to see if it is already available on the

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I bet you will want to go swimming after watching this digital water simulation video! Wow!

This is an amazing video showing a new fluid simulation technique, using Position Based Dynamics approach. The water looks so real, so it is hard to believe that this is just a digital simulation of water. This would make a

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Working out online: Mathematics, learning analytics and Inner loop learning.

When I was in the classroom, I used to tell students that if two students had exactly the same answers to a GCSE paper, some right, some wrong, then the one who showed their working out would get the better

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One Take Song Mash-Up by the Highland Trouveres 49 people, this music video is impressive!! You will watch it to the end!

One Take Song Mash-Up by the Highland Trouveres, 49 people 1 take music video, this is a very impressive video showing the talents of some young film makers!! This is an amazing 8 Minute 1 take video of the Highland

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