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Could this be the best technology resource to use in your Maths lessons?

kahoot in your classroom

#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

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

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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?

cedric what makes maths so sexy

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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Have you seen this amazing classroom display idea? Student Expression Through Word Clouds!

wall display wordle

#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

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Have you thought about having a classroom Maths Makeover?

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#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

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

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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

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

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#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!

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#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!

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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?

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#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!

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        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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