## Can you work out how this multiplication grid method works? — 25/04/2020

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

## You must take a look at the Top 7 Tips for successful remote teaching online! Tip 3 is my favourite! — 22/04/2020

You must take a look at the Top 7 Tips to teach online!

## Do you know how to square large numbers that end in 5? Mind Blown! — 19/04/2020

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 or end a lesson. Even use to impress your friends at dinner parties. Look at […]

## What is your favourite multiplication method? Mine is Napier Bones! — 18/04/2020

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 multiply numbers easily with only only know your times 1 to 9 times tables! Look […]

## My number word is ‘EXCELLENT’, what number word can you find? — 17/04/2020

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? How can it be used? Starter Task. Main Task. Plenary Task. Using the letter of […]

## Every second of this video is worth watching for any educator! The Truth about Millennials! — 28/12/2016

The truth about millennials – Simon Sirnek Now if you watch this video all the way to the end and you want me to buy you an alarm clock please leave your details below in the comment box : ). Every second of this video is worth watching for any educator! Simon Sirnek discusses the […]

## WOW, another alternative method to column subtraction made EASY! — 03/12/2016

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 an example and give your pupils a few questions to practice this method and start […]

## Ssshhhh, Don’t tell anyone about these Maths Department Secret Santa Gifts! — 29/10/2016

#teammagicalmaths @MrsKimMcKee Maths Department Secret Santa Gift Buying guide It’s hit me time and time again recently the massive importance of working with a team you get on with well and respect.  I know this isn’t always the case, and there are many sad stories of workplace bullies or adults who are unpleasant and unprofessional adults […]

## Are teachers the busiest workers? What do you think? — 17/10/2016

Are teachers the busiest workers? What do you think? Take a look at this infographic which asks the question of whether teachers are the busiest workers in the UK. The numbers do not lie but feel free to comment below. We would love to know your views!

## The Secret Maths Behind the Perfect Summer Body and Losing Belly Fat Weight! — 06/08/2016

The Secret Maths Behind the Perfect Summer Body and Losing Belly Fat Weight! Most people want to lose weight, have that summer body that they have always desired but do not want to go the gym. Well there is an alternative way and that is by simply adopting a walking strategy. Walking is an effective […]

## Could this be the hottest Maths teacher in the world? — 30/07/2016

Could this be the hottest Maths teacher in the world? Pietro Boselli is a model and professor in Modelling & Analysis for the Mathematics Department at Univeristy College London. After his PhD he decided to hit the modelling world. He works with Moschino, Equinox, Vogue.

## Tell me that you are not impressed with this! The coolest dad ever! — 19/07/2016

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 form time session! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9wY-POXv2Q

## Top 10 jobs of a teacher that you probably did not know about! The last is the best! — 16/07/2016

The Top 10 jobs of a teacher that you probably did not know about! Those who do not teach will have no idea to all the extra jobs that teachers do, and those who do teach will be left with a smile on their face. I love the last job! [cycloneslider id=”jobs-of-a-teacher”]

## Top 5 safety tips to consider when playing Pokemon Go #PokemonGOuk — 14/07/2016

Top 5 safety tips to consider when playing Pokemon Go As millions of kids around the world begin to download and play the hit phenomenon game Pokemon Go it is paramount that they are aware of the dangers of playing the game. Below are the Top 5 tips to consider when playing Pokemon Go; [cycloneslider […]

## Did you know that the summer holiday is exactly 10! seconds? — 12/07/2016

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, for those who do not know what factorial means, 10! = 10 x 9 x […]