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Can this really be true? 5 Hours of PLYT improved children’s maths by 19%!

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#teammagicalmaths  @Plytgame Can this really be true? 5 Hours of PLYT improved children’s maths by 19%! Hope you don’t mind but we just had to share our exciting findings with you.  Last half term we undertook a project with a

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WOW, another alternative method to column subtraction made EASY!

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              WOW, Another alternative method to column subtraction made EASY! Although this method is not as easy as it sounds it makes a great starter discussion and debate with your maths classes. Demonstrate with

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Welcome to Maths – A new display for our Maths corridor!

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#teammagicalmaths @MrsKimMcKee Welcome to Maths – a new display for our Maths corridor I’ve always loved putting up classroom displays. A lot of people think they’re a waste of time, or are generally unimportant, or otherwise don’t add anything of real

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Top 3 Tips To Get Rid Of ‘I-am-bad-at-Math’ Syndrome

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#teammagicalmaths @LRLabs Top 3 Tips To Get Rid Of ‘I-am-bad-at-Math’ Syndrome Children’s doubt towards their own math abilities often becomes a big hurdle which hampers their confidence. Every math teacher has faced the “I can’t do math” attitude. Courtesy their position,

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Could this be the best technology resource to use in your Maths lessons?

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#teammagicalmaths @cyfareddwr @littlegreenmath Kahoot or not to Kahoot Trainee Teachers – we go crazy looking for lesson resources.  That’s where OUR hours go. My goodness, what will it be like once we qualify?  Well, here’s one piece of tech I’ve already

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Tell me that you are not impressed with this! The coolest dad ever!

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Tell me that you are not impressed with this! The coolest dad ever! This is what happens when your dad works in the movies or whatever you want to call it. This is a great video to show during any

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Did you know that the summer holiday is exactly 10! seconds?

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Did you know that the summer holiday is exactly 10! seconds? Teachers love their summer holidays and what a way to celebrate it by looking at this Mathematical fact that I found on the internet How cool is this! BTW,

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I can not wait to use this idea! Calculators and Balloons! #poundlandpedagogy

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#teammagicalmaths @littlemissk149 Calculators and Balloons! #poundlandpedagogy One of the things I love on twitter is #poundlandpedagogy. Quite simply, it is a great example of where technology and social media have empowered teachers to collaborate and share their ideas in a quick

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How do we develop exciting, enriched and positive mathematical activities?

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#teammagicalmaths @EYideas1 How do we develop exciting, enriched and positive mathematical activities? As an international Foundation Stage (kindergarten) teacher working in Singapore, I am surrounded by dedicated professionals broadening young minds by installing childhood wonder, every day. Recent research carried out by

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What is so sexy about Maths?

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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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Have you thought about having a classroom Maths Makeover?

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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!

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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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Brand New 2016 Qualification ‘Core Maths’ Revision Videos!

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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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The answer to how many ways can you shuffle a deck of cards will leave you speechless!

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#teammagicalmaths @MrGordonMaths How many ways can you shuffle a deck of cards? And how long would it take to do them all? The answer will leave you speechless!   Sharing my favourite Maths video this week from the outstanding Vsauce

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Dice games that you have never seen before!

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#teammagicalmaths @EvershedK Dice Games After finishing a workshop with Box Cars and One Eyed Jacks for my day school (grade K-5) I was pumped to put the games into action. I was heading to night school to teach Grade 11’s and thought the

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