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Brand New 2016 Qualification ‘Core Maths’ Revision Videos! —

#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 the mathematical demands of study, employment and life. The Core Maths initiative is a major part […]

10 reasons why children should blog —

#teammagicaeducators lisasavage23 10 reasons why children should be blogging There are usually two camps of people when it comes to blogging in school – those who love it and those who hate it. It’s a bit like marmite. Here are ten reasons why I think blogging can benefit your pupils. I am sure there are plenty more […]

:: What are the EdExcel GCSE Linear Mathematics 1MA0 May June 2016 Grade Boundaries and Mark Schemes? —

What are the EdExcel GCSE Linear Mathematics 1MA0 May June 2016 Grade Boundaries and Mark Scheme? Below are the EdExcel GCSE Linear Mathematics 1MA0 June 2016 Paper 1 Grade Boundaries and Mark Schemes and EdExcel GCSE Linear Mathematics 1MA0 June 2016 Paper 2 Grade Boundaries and Mark Schemes. Check out the previous years’ Grade boundaries and Mark Schemes to […]

Modern Day Pin-ups: Are the Days of Learning Displays numbered? —

#TeamMagicalEducators: @honeypisquared Are the Days of Learning Displays numbered? We’re all guilty of it.  You walk into a fellow teacher’s classroom – or the one your own children are taught in –  and the first thing you notice is the brightly-coloured displays.  The grammar bees buzzing around the flowers of language; the torn edges of aspirational […]

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 (virtual) suction cup arms, students are pulled into the classroom lesson. The whimsical name alludes […]

The best viral factorial BIDMAS BODMAS question starter ever! —

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 straightforward, for any Mathematician but for a novice, it is a little bit more challenging. The secret […]