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Can this really be true? 5 Hours of PLYT improved children’s maths by 19%!

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#teammagicalmaths  @Plytgame Can this really be true? 5 Hours of PLYT improved children’s maths by 19%! Hope you don’t mind but we just had to share our exciting findings with you.  Last half term we undertook a project with a

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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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You will be amazed with what happens when kids play this times tables game!

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Times tables games for kids This is a great way to get pupils to practice their times tables and become more fluent in their understanding and recall of times tables facts. The game is very simple and just requires a

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Start a Maths lesson with a football penalty shoot out! GOOOOAAALLL!

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Football and Maths All credit goes to math-play.com who created these great resources. I used the games below with a low ability group to celebrate the start of the recent world cup and it went down a treat. A great atmosphere

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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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Are you ready to take an Adventure?…. A Maths adventure!

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Guest Blogger: @WizenWorld WizenWorld is a free math adventure game for 3rd to 8th graders. This Zelda-style game requires students to explore exciting new worlds, and use their math skills to defeat the bad guys. The game maintains a strong focus

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OMG! This is probably the best way to get your kids to practice their Maths times tables! Flappy Maths!

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Math Game I came across this on twitter and had to post it on the site! I will put my hands up and admit that I was addicted to flappy birds for a week or two (Highest score 98). So

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Have you seen these two Innovative FREE online games to support maths at EYFS & KS1?

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Guest Blogger: ShrekTheTeacher Having struggled to find any maths games that children go back to again and again, I have created two myself that I hope will make a difference… I have focussed on recognising numerals, matching them with quantities, and

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The addictive way to past your time! Pop bubble wrap as a reward at the end of a lesson!

Popping and playing with bubble wrap is a popular past time for many and this is an addictive resource that will keep you busy for hours and hours! Why not use this as a reward at the end of a

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Shoot the shape game to identifying common 2D geometric shapes, simple but addictive!

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Shoot the shape game to identifying common 2D geometric shapes, simple but addictive! This is another simple but addictive game created by flashmaths.co.uk This would make a great starter or plenary in a lesson. You could even get learners to

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Do not forget to use this memory game during your festive lessons, treemendous!

Thanks to flashmaths.co.uk for another great resource that you can use during your festive lessons! It is brilliant little starter or plenary to develop memory skills. You can use this in a computer room or bring this up on the

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Have you seen this Virtual Math ToyBox? Mathbreakers!

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Have you seen this Virtual Math ToyBox? Mathbreakers! What if all of mathematics, from counting to Calculus, could be represented in a cohesive, fun, action-packed world? That’s exactly what we’ve set out to do with our first title, Mathbreakers! In

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Such a simple addition and subtraction game but yet so effective at improving Addition and Subtraction! Warning: Addictive!

Online Math Games The use of Math games are proving to be a hit in educational environments across the globe. Teachers and parents are finding that the use of Math games is a way in which you can get your

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Probably the “flashiest” way to practice and help the learning of times tables, fun fun fun!

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Learning Times Tables This is another great resource from flashmaths.co.uk that I have used to get learners to learn times tables. I use this as a starter in a lesson or in a ICT suite and hold competitions to who

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A great game you will never forget to help develop memory skills! Blind Noughts and Crosses!

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A great game you will never forget to help develop memory skills! Blind Noughts and Crosses! Blind Noughts and Crosses is a great game that can be used to develop learners’ memory skills. It can be used as a starter

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