Getting kids into maths can be challenging, especially if you’re not into it yourself! So, if you’ve ever wondered how you can get your children to enjoy maths, then keep reading to discover three of the best ways to get them excited about one of the most critical subjects on the planet. 1. Be passionate […]
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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 ability children in a roundabout way without being totally explicit that it was algebra as […]
#teammagicalmaths @PrimaryMathsRes How To Make Effective Cross-Curricular Links. The Cross Curricular Approach The phrase ‘Cross-Curricular’ is often used to describe an approach to lesson planning whereby links are made between subjects rather than segregating them entirely. It is understandable that when subjects are separate some receive more emphasis than others, Literacy and Maths for example. Other […]
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 […]
#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 know that would be the best reward for good behaviour ever!). There are lots of […]
#teammagicalmaths @LagomEyfs Deconstructed role play After reading numerous blogs about deconstructed role-play over the past year, I was really excited about developing a stimulating learning area within the classroom environment. I wanted an area or space, which truly promoted children’s independence, imagination and most importantly freedom of choice in his or her own creativity. Alistair Bryce-Clegg […]
#teammagicalmaths @Plytgame Can this really be true? 5 Hours of PLYT improved children’s maths by 19%! Hope you don’t mind but we just had to share our exciting findings with you. Last half term we undertook a project with a year 5 class at a school in a disadvantaged area – St Andrew’s C of […]
#teammagicalmaths @MrsKimMcKee Welcome to Maths – a new display for our Maths corridor I’ve always loved putting up classroom displays. A lot of people think they’re a waste of time, or are generally unimportant, or otherwise don’t add anything of real value to the learning experience. But for me, I’ve always thought a good display shows […]
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.
#teammagicalmaths @cyfareddwr @littlegreenmath Kahoot or not to Kahoot Trainee Teachers – we go crazy looking for lesson resources. That’s where OUR hours go. My goodness, what will it be like once we qualify? Well, here’s one piece of tech I’ve already used in one of our GCSE Maths revision groups in preparation for the summer exam […]
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 right to the end and share!
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 Mathematician. “Beautiful mathematical explanations are not only for our pleasure,” “They change our vision of […]
#teammagicaleducators @julieinsd Student Expression Through Word Clouds Word Clouds are often used to facilitate conversations around key vocabulary in an essay, chapter of a book, or highlights of a lesson. Karyn Bartig, kindergarten teacher at Ericson Elementary School in San Diego Unified School District decided she wanted her students to create word clouds to highlight characteristics […]
#teammagicalmaths @MrGordonMaths Have you thought about having a classroom Maths Makeover? So much of our dead wall space in classrooms can be used to inspire students. We have had a amazing response from students and staff after the work carried out over half term. Myself and the amazing Kate Diplock (artist email@example.com)(local artist who in all […]
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 habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done in life. This sounds […]