Guestblogger: @mrtileynunn Easy to read, easy to use and dead right! This book is perfect for a teacher starting out. It brims with enthusiasm and ideas – all of them putting a thrill into Maths, but staying practical. Most of these…

Guestblogger: @mrtileynunn Easy to read, easy to use and dead right! This book is perfect for a teacher starting out. It brims with enthusiasm and ideas – all of them putting a thrill into Maths, but staying practical. Most of these…

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Guestblogger: @mrtileynunn The Potency of Maths Problems Child A: Errrrrrrm, sir, I think we’ve got a problem … Teacher: Really? Show me what the problem is. Child B (head stuck inside a cardboard box): I’m stuck! I tried to see if…

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Guestblogger: @mrtileynunn An easy-read creative little maths book Nick’s (@mrtileynunn) approach is to make maths memorable. This includes using sugar sharks to explain division, greedy crocodiles to look at equations and developing dance routines to understand algebra. Maths need never be…

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Guestblogger: @IanLoynd A Perfect Maths Lesson Teachers have the most important job in the world. At a time when expectations and accountability are at an all-time high, delivering excellence in the classroom has never been more difficult. And this is true…

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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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I am not going to take credit for these short bites but I found them on the net and then decided to share them with my form class. A great discussion evolved and I felt that it was a good…

Guest Blogger: Chris Dunn @ShrekTheTeacher Tiny Bob’s Adventurous Counting has been written creatively to support maths in Early Years and Key Stage 1. It’s a very interactive book on Apple’s iBooks store, and can be used on any iPad or Mac computer……

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Maths and The Simpsons I received this book as a gift recently and what an entertaining read it was! One of the best things about the book is that you do not have to be a Mathematician to enjoy it…

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Guest Blogger: @InteractMaths 50 Great Activities for any Classroom I am a huge fan of making use of technology in the classroom. So much so, that I set up my own website (www.interactive-maths.com) which I am filling with random question generators…

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Everything I know about teaching is a book that, to be honest, I am not sure if is for real but it is worth reading the review comments on Amazon alone. Absolutely hilarious! The book reviews can be read here and the…

The Perfect OfSTED Lesson Before our recent OfSTED inspection every member of staff in the school was given a copy of the “The Perfect Ofsted Lesson”. I am not going to say that it helped with the final verdict but…

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