## WOW! Are you really who you think you are? Watch to the end!

Begin your DNA journey here? This is a great video to show your students during form time about how we all are very alike! We have more in common than other nationalities than we think! Make sure you watch this …

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## What is so sexy about Maths?

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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## Take a look inside the mind of a procrastinator later on!

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 …

## 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 …

## When calculators get it very wrong! Can you explain this?

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 …

Did you know that the 12 x 12 Multiplication Grid can help you to find equivalent fractions? Below is a cool observation on how useful the 12 x 12 multiplication grid can be and would generate good discussion in any …

## Why Santa works as hard as teachers during the Christmas period!

Santa Maths Santa asked #teammagicalmaths to do some Maths for him early this month and results are very interesting. Whether you are on the naughty or nice list you would agree he works damn hard over …

## Top 10 things to keep you inspired and motivated as a teacher!

Top 10 things to keep you inspired and motivated as a  teacher! We have all been through it where we lose a bit of passion for the profession but it is really important that we get ourselves back on track …

## Top 5 things ALL teachers should do over the half term break!

Top 5 things ALL teachers should do over the half term break! It is so important that you use the break to recharge recharge and recharge. Always put yourself first and avoid doing any school work if possible. Below are …

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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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## The truth about what teachers make? What do you make as a teacher?

What do teachers make? You will find it hard to watch this video and not be inspired, wanting to pass it on to a teacher you know. This is a great piece of performance  by Taylor Mali’s for a teacher’s in …

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## Imagine if we treated teachers like they were football stars! Pass this on to a teacher!

Teachers like football stars This is a classic buzz feed video about how it would possibly be like if we treated teachers like super stars. It  is pretty funny and needs to be passed on to all your teacher friends …

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## You will be inspired with this simple way in which this boy dealt with his bullies? WOW!

Beat Bullying in Schools This is truly an inspiring story about how a simple act of kindness changed the way a whole school behaved. This made a great form time discussion and I have also played it as a starter …

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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?” …

## Have you ever been in this Maths teacher nightmare scenario? A must see!

Have you ever been in this Maths Teacher nightmare scenario? A must see! Having been in this scenario many times before this video had me in stitches! It is amazing what we as teachers do when a pupil does not …

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