What is so sexy about Maths? Cedric Villani says that Maths allows us to go beyond our intuition to uncover their mysteries. In the TED video Cedricspeaks to the thrill of discovery and details the sometimes crazy life of a…

What is so sexy about Maths? Cedric Villani says that Maths allows us to go beyond our intuition to uncover their mysteries. In the TED video Cedricspeaks to the thrill of discovery and details the sometimes crazy life of a…

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#teammagicalmaths @MrGordonMaths Have you thought about having a classroom Maths Makeover? So much of our dead wall space in classrooms can be used to inspire students. We have had a amazing response from students and staff after the work carried out…

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Take a look inside the mind of a procrastinator later on! This is a thought provoking TED video by Tim Urban who knows that procrastination does not make sense, but he has never been able to shake off his bad…

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#teammagicalmaths @MrGordonMaths Brand New 2016 Qualification ‘Core Maths’ Revision Videos A new Level 3 qualification for work, study and life. Official account – DfE #CoreMaths Support Programme run by EdDevTrust – http://www.core-maths.org/ @thecmsp The new ‘Core Maths’ qualifications are designed to better prepare students for…

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Hidden words in picture puzzle Now these hidden word puzzles have been a massive hit on the web and people have enjoyed finding the missing words in these pictures and sharing them on their social networks. Therefore, why not share…

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#teammagicalmaths @AlisonHogben – Teacher at Springhead Primary Lego Math in the classroom. Did you know that you can use Lego to teach Maths? Recently I have become very interested in conceptual variation – different representations of the same concept. It has become…

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#teammagicalmaths @longwayround Casio Calculator – An explanation to that 2 different Casio calculator answer debate It’s Saturday. I’m out with Garstang Cycling Club, enjoying the lumpy roads that traverse the Forest of Bowland and waiting for the promised torrential rain which…

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When calculators get it terribly wrong! Can you explain this? This is definitely an example of when calculators get it very wrong and would make a great starter for discussion and debate in any Maths lesson. It appears that one…

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@tessmaths Making the ordinary, extraordinary with tablecloths & wallpaper One of my favourite pieces of work are the Primary Able Maths days I deliver for @Authors_Abroad. They are often the most challenging but always the most enjoyable work days because…

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