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Teaching Algebra from Primary to Secondary

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#teammagicaleducator @MrLsMathsApps Algebra from Primary to Secondary In the new (well it’s been taught for a few years now) primary curriculum for maths there was an interesting new addition: Algebra. In the past, I have taught it to those higher

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Can I colour Maths?

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#teammagicalmaths @MrLsMathsApps Can I colour Maths? The children in my class always love it when I connect the Ipad to the projector and then know we are going to play a game (if we had a class set of Ipads I

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Have you seen the must have app all teachers can try for FREE?

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Guestblogger: DaydreamEdu Maths Tutor In this day and age, with technology playing a much larger part in schools, it can be difficult to find resources that facilitate learning in an effective manner. There are thousands of apps available to choose from,

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Have you seen Qwizdom Oktopus? The Student Collaboration Software!

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Guestblogger: TanyaDeMots Introduction: What is Oktopus? Oktopus is a multi-purpose software designed for touch displays, interactive whiteboards and projectors. Just like its cephalopod mollusk namesake, Oktopus is able to reach out and grab student attention from many directions. Extending its long

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Smart watches in the classroom or do not bring smart watch devices to school?

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Smart Watch in the classroom vs Smart Watch Device banned in school Having purchased a Sony Smart Watch 3 recently I have decided to write a post on whether we should allow these devices in the classroom as a learning

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The thinking behind DoodleMaths

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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

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An Introduction to BYOD – Bring Your Own Device

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Guest Blogger: @hrogerson An Introduction to BYOD – Bring Your Own Device At Easter 2014 our parents were asked to get ready to provide their daughters with an iPad ready to start term in September. I was very excited about this.

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WOW! Download the iVisualiser app and turn your Ipad into a visualiser!

GuestBlogger: @alanpeat Download the iVisualiser App and turn your Ipad into a Visualiser iVisualiser is the perfect presentation tool for both education and industry alike. Carefully designed to be incredibly simple to use, iVisualiser is a powerful app for collaboration, still-image

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WOW! The Photo Math App! Download, take a picture and let it answer any Math question!

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Photo Math App Now is this the solution to your ongoing Maths problems? Can this really solve any maths problem by simply taking a picture of the question? Well the video below seems to suggest that this is the case.

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Real all about the the Journey of Primary Apps! Itunes and Android!

Guest Blogger:  @primaryapps Primary Apps on Itunes and Android Getting an educational app on to the Apple Store is quite a journey and I’m hoping that through the reading of this post, it might give you an insight into how Primary

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Have you thought about using twitter in the classroom? Social media, #hashtags and the Maths classroom!

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Guest Blogger:  @mr_g_walton Using Twitter In The Classroom So we all use Twitter, right? It’s a great place to share ideas, collaborate in a virtual staff room, find out about events, etc.  But in the run up to the last

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Have you seen this big calculator online? Free to download and use interactively in the classroom!

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Guest Blogger: @malc_henderson Free Online Graphing Calculator When I started teaching my students how to use their calculator, standing at the front of the class holding one in my hands and asking them to find this button and that button.

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Have you seen this Math App on itunes and Android? Math Raps! Factors and Multiples!

Guest Blogger: @donald_elder Factors and Multiples Math App Math RAPS: Factors and Multiples, Prime and Composite, and Prime Factorization – Jerri Elder Math Raps: Factors & Multiples is available on iTunes and Android now. The app is composed of videos and

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Mathster – Is this the MyMaths killer?

Guestblogger: @mathstermaths Mathster is a brand new website launched at the end of last year. Aimed at UK curriculum mathematics from primary to secondary, the site was nominated for a BETT award within a month of its release. Here is a

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Why not do the Teacher Shake! A great way to do reflection activities!

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#teammagicalmaths @DaleSidebottom Why not do the Teacher Shake! A great way to do reflection activities! This is the ultimate resource for classroom teachers. Inside the Teacher Shake App you will find over 100 lesson starters, and 35 debrief and reflection activities

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