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Some great memory anchors! Last minute Maths GCSE revision videos to secure a C grade!

roger bannister 4 minute mile

#teammagicalmaths @MrGordonMaths One for your pupils, last minute Maths GCSE revision videos – Secure that C grade! Finding it hard to remember all that you’ve been taught? Organise the information? See if the memory anchors in this video can help you!

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Brand New 2016 Qualification ‘Core Maths’ Revision Videos!

core maths

#teammagicalmaths @MrGordonMaths Brand New 2016 Qualification ‘Core Maths’ Revision Videos A new Level 3 qualification for work, study and life. Official account – DfE #CoreMaths Support Programme run by EdDevTrust – http://www.core-maths.org/  @thecmsp The new ‘Core Maths’ qualifications are designed to better prepare students for

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The answer to how many ways can you shuffle a deck of cards will leave you speechless!

52 factorial deck of cards

#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

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This will shock you! The Secret why Finland’s education system is ranked 1 in the world!

Top Secret

The secret to why Finland has the number 1 ranked educational system in the world! This clip is from the film “Where to invade next” and reveals Finland’s educational success. I guarantee it will bring a smile to your face

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10 reasons why children should blog

Interracial primary classroom learning to use laptop with their teacher.

#teammagicaeducators lisasavage23 10 reasons why children should be blogging There are usually two camps of people when it comes to blogging in school – those who love it and those who hate it. It’s a bit like marmite. Here are ten reasons

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:: What are the EdExcel GCSE Linear Mathematics 1MA0 May June 2016 Grade Boundaries and Mark Schemes?

What are the EdExcel GCSE Linear Mathematics 1MA0 May June 2016 Grade Boundaries and Mark Scheme? Below are the EdExcel GCSE Linear Mathematics 1MA0 June 2016 Paper 1 Grade Boundaries and Mark Schemes and EdExcel GCSE Linear Mathematics 1MA0 June 2016 Paper 2

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Modern Day Pin-ups: Are the Days of Learning Displays numbered?

teacher display fail funny

#TeamMagicalEducators: @honeypisquared Are the Days of Learning Displays numbered? We’re all guilty of it.  You walk into a fellow teacher’s classroom – or the one your own children are taught in –  and the first thing you notice is the brightly-coloured

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

santa sleigh

        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

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What are the EdExcel GCSE Linear Mathematics 1MA0 November 2015 Grade Boundaries and Mark Schemes?

What are the EdExcel GCSE Linear Mathematics 1MA0 November 2015 Grade Boundaries and Mark Scheme? The Grade boundaries are finally out! See below for more information. You can also check out the other grade boundaries that are available on the site.

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How many decimal places can you remember pi to?

How many decimal places can your remember pi to

Remember pi As Piscine does in the best selling book, “life of Pi”,  are ready to take up the challenge to try and remember Pi to the greatest number of decimal places? Why not challenge your pupils to develop their

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How do you Demonstrate Mastery Across the Primary Maths Curriculum?

maths debugging

Guestblogger: MrGPrimary Primary Mathematics – The Trainee Teacher viewpoint… As a trainee entering the world of teaching, mastery maths has been an exciting development in my school.  The ability to extend all the students through provision of challenge activities has had

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Have you seen Qwizdom Oktopus? The Student Collaboration Software!

oktopus

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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OMG! Why was I not shown this in Maths class? Column Subtraction Made Easy!

Column Subtraction Borrow From Next Door

Column Subtraction Made Simple What a wonderful way of making column subtraction simple for any pupil who is finding it challenging. It is so simple but yet so effective!

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The best viral factorial BIDMAS BODMAS question starter ever!

factorial bidmas bodmas question

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 straight forward

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I bet you this video will make you feel like a right Muppet!

The story behind bottled water

The story of bottled water – a manufactured demand! The video below makes an engaging starter, assembly theme, or form discussion about the how we have been manipulated to desire bottled water over the conventional supply of tap water. A

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