## WOW, another alternative method to column subtraction made EASY!

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 …

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

#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 …

## Differentiate by Maths task? Have you checked out Mr Carter Maths yet?

#teammagicalmaths @MrCarterMaths Differentiate by Maths task? Have you checked out Mr Carter Maths yet? I have launched a new website and with that comes my first ever blog post! Busy exciting times. So where to start? www.MrCarterMaths.com is something I …

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## The best viral factorial BIDMAS BODMAS question starter ever!

The answer, solution and reasoning to the Factorial BIDMAS question starter  This order of operations question is taking twitter by storm and has been shared hundreds of times on the magical maths timeline. The solution to this question is straightforward, for …

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## “I wish my teacher knew” activity – All teachers should have a go at this!

All teachers should have a go at the “I wish my teacher knew activity”! This is a great looking activity that I found on twitter and can not wait to have a go at; You could do this during form …

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## When Mathematicians do haircuts – “1/2 Off Haircuts” [VIDEO]

1/2 Off Haircuts or Zeno’s Hairodox The original picture by JeFFMuMM was one of the most retweeted images on the magical maths timeline on twitter. I was really happy to hear from Jeff himself that there is now an animated version of …

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## Are you making your pupils scratch where there is no itch? Great Read!

Guest Blogger: @thenumberverse  NEED BEFORE FEED: I Don’t Have A Question For Your Answer. How well should we expect pupils to listen, engage, and try? Why should they, over and above a sense of duty? Let’s say you start a lesson …

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## Shoe size Math trick explained >> Did you know that your shoes can tell your age?

Guest Blogger: @enyinda14 Shoe Size Math Trick How often do students ask their history instructors “when am I going to use what I’ve learned?” NEVER. How often do students ask their math instructors “when am I ever going to use this?” …

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

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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## Do not be the “Odd One Out”, check out these Math Lesson Starters! #shareamathsstarter

Guest Blogger: @Debbie_Hart_UK Math Lesson Starter: #Shareamathsstarter I’m a great fan of work which is self-checking, hence I created a set of starter activities that include the answers. Students are given a grid containing 16 possible answers. I then show 15 …

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## Take a look at these Maths Literacy Starters! WOW!

#teammagicalmaths: @InteractMaths Mathematical Literacy Starters I use a wide variety of starters in my lessons, which can depend on the topic currently being taught or be independent of the curriculum. Both have their place in lessons, develop different types of skills. …

## Start your Math lesson with a problem using the current DATE! What a quick win! #shareamathsstarter

Guest Blogger: @japleen_kaur1 Share a Maths Starter I always set date maths as a starter for my classes. The students have to use all of the digits in today’s date to make numbers from 1 to 30. They can use any …

## How to make your child a maths genius in minutes? Gifted Children can multiply two digit numbers by 11 in seconds!

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 …