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Every second of this video is worth watching for any educator! The Truth about Millennials!

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The truth about millennials – Simon Sirnek Now if you watch this video all the way to the end and you want me to buy you an alarm clock please leave your details below in the comment box : ).

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Could this be the hottest Maths teacher in the world?

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Could this be the hottest Maths teacher in the world? Pietro Boselli is a model and professor in Modelling & Analysis for the Mathematics Department at Univeristy College London. After his PhD he decided to hit the modelling world. He

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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?

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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 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!

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#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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OMG! Why was I not shown this in Maths class? Column Subtraction Made Easy!

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Column Subtraction Made Simple What a wonderful way of making column subtraction simple for any pupil who is finding it challenging. It is so simple but yet so effective! When you are in a position that you have to borrow

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The best viral factorial BIDMAS BODMAS question starter ever!

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The answer, solution and reasoning to the Factorial BIDMAS question starter  This order of operations question is taking twitter by storm and has been shared hundreds of times on the magical maths timeline. The solution to this question is straight forward

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Do you hear “bar” or “far”, look at each side and decide?

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The “Bar” or “Far” Experiment The Bar or Far experiment makes a nice starter to any lesson and illustrates the power of our senses. What you see below is the called the The McGurk effect. It is a demonstration of how

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When Mathematicians do haircuts – “1/2 Off Haircuts” [VIDEO]

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1/2 Off Haircuts or Zeno’s Hairodox The original picture by JeFFMuMM was one of the most retweeted images on the magical maths timeline on twitter. I was really happy to hear from Jeff himself that there is now an animated version of

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The greatest growth mindset video ever! The power of yet!

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The Power of Yet This is a great video to watch if you are researching the power of growth mindsets and the power of yet. Carol S. Dweck’s research focuses on why students succeed and how to foster their success.

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