Guest blogger: @tambotaylor Two years ago I took over as headteacher of Park Hill Primary school in Coventry and like all schools it had its strengths and areas for development. One particular area that needed fine tuning was maths and in particular progress within the subject between KS1 and KS2. The issue in particular was that [...]
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When I was in the classroom, I used to tell students that if two students had exactly the same answers to a GCSE paper, some right, some wrong, then the one who showed their working out would get the better marks. I used to ban correction fluid, not because they would sniff it, but because [...]
A question asked by pupils all the time is “Why do we learn Algebra, where is it used in everyday life?” or “Why do we use x in Algebra as the unknown?” As educators we all have our own responses and it would be great to collect together examples all in one place so they [...]
This is a great resource that could be used as a starter to demonstrate encoding and decoding in real life. The human brain is an amazing organ in the way in which it can decode and encode messages.