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Have you seen Qwizdom Oktopus? The Student Collaboration Software!


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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Shoe size Math trick explained >> Did you know that your shoes can tell your age?


Guest Blogger: @enyinda14 Shoe Size Math Trick How often do students ask their history instructors “when am I going to use what I’ve learned?” NEVER. How often do students ask their math instructors “when am I ever going to use this?”

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Top Tips to find Great Maths Resources online! Useful Advice!

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Guestblogger:  @cincottapeter I’ve just had my 50th birthday and I am completing my 26th year in the education field.  The differences between today and when I began teaching are certainly many.  One of these is the vast amount of great

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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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The best way to crack Level 6 Maths at Primary School KS2! >> Great Advice!


Guest blogger: @tambotaylor Level 6 Maths 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

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Working out online: Mathematics, learning analytics and Inner loop learning.

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

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Why do we learn Algebra, where is it used in everyday life? Mathematics in daily life!

Another day passed and i did not use algebra

Mathematics in daily life! A question asked by pupils all the time is “Why do we learn Algebra, where is it used in everyday life, Where do we use Mathematics in daily life?” or “Why do we use x in

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Maths Lesson Algebra Starter Resource Encoding Decoding Messages

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.

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