Is your child is preparing for the 11 plus exam in the UK? Maths skills need to be strong, as it’s one of the main topics that will be assessed. In the 11 plus, the maths section tests your child’s …

Is your child is preparing for the 11 plus exam in the UK? Maths skills need to be strong, as it’s one of the main topics that will be assessed. In the 11 plus, the maths section tests your child’s …

#teammagicaleducator @BucksburnMaths Why not try something new with Parental Engagement? Disclaimer: These are my own thoughts and reflections and not the views of my school, colleagues or local authority. Over the years I have worked with many different Maths teachers – long established …

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Guestblogger: bcripps078 Someone recently asked about how schools are using detentions. This led me to consider how far the school I teach in has progressed in the last 10 years. I teach in a high school in Belfast. When I began …

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Guestblogger: @TeaKayB How Can You Help Your Children Learn Maths? I’ve never been any good at maths. Maths is pointless! The above statement* is, in my opinion, the single most damaging thing affecting mathematics education today, for two reasons: 1. It’s …

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Guestblogger: DoodleMaths I’m delighted to have been asked by the lovely people at Magical Maths to guest blog a little about the thinking behind DoodleMaths. We very much appreciate the opportunity to write a little bit about our motivation for developing …

Why use a Times table chart? A times table chart is a resource that should be up in any Mathematics classroom or child’s bedroom. This resource will ensure that learners can refer to the appropriate times table when practising and …

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How to solve Math word problems? If you are looking for a better way to solve Math word problems, then you have come to the right web page. You might be a pupil looking to develop this skill, or a …

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Guestblogger: @EngagingEyes Are you worried about how your child or pupil’s will do in the SATs reading test on Monday? Are you worried they won’t read it carefully, or won’t finish on time? SATs is the only formal way we test …

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“Dear Mr Gove” by Jess Green >> A Perfect Piece of Performance Poetry >> Must Watch! I came across this amazing piece of performance poetry that I think you should watch and share. Forget about the important message it sends …

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Guest blogger: @simonmlewis Comments are FREE. Please leave one below. I think that learning tables off by heart is rubbish. When I say this, it is usually met with general disagreement and in some cases, complete contempt. Typical responses included: There …

Does revision revision revision really work or are the ways to study smarter and not harder ? You may have looked at the top tips for studying and are little frustrated but what if there was a optimal way of study …

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GCSE Maths Revision App Here is a great GCSE Maths Revision App for the iphone that focuses on the D to C borderline question material. It is a great way for pupils to quickly revise through the key topics that …

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#teammagicalmaths: @EP3577 The Curse of Homework Twitter and the blogosphere are always awash with different educational hot potatoes; Ofsted, (graded) lesson observations, performance related pay, the value of group work are all topics and themes from just the first 3 days …

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