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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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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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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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I bet you this video will make you feel like a right Muppet!

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The story of bottled water – a manufactured demand! The video below makes an engaging starter, assembly theme, or form discussion about the how we have been manipulated to desire bottled water over the conventional supply of tap water. A

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You will be inspired with this simple way in which this boy dealt with his bullies? WOW!

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Beat Bullying in Schools This is truly an inspiring story about how a simple act of kindness changed the way a whole school behaved. This made a great form time discussion and I have also played it as a starter

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Are you looking for World War 1 Lesson Plans! The History of WW1 in one take! WOW!

World War 1 Lesson Plans Are you planning for a lesson on WW1 or a form registration session for remembrance activities for WW1 then this is a great video to start your session off with. In one take the video

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[VIDEO] What happens to pupils when they do not revise for exams? >> Funny

What happens to pupils when they do not revise for exams? Just a little funny video you can show your pupils when discussing the importance of revision before exams. I am sure as an educator you will be telling your

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What if you could speak the truth to parents during PTC evenings, what would you say? #funny

A message to your kids' Teachers

What if you could speak the truth to parents during PTC evenings, what would you say? #funny Jimmy Kimmel Teacher Video This is a great spoof from the Jimmy Kimmel Show for Teachers’ Day in the US! It made me

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The best Robin Williams Tribute out there, and all done in 60 seconds! Will send a shiver down your spine!

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Robin Williams Tribute I grew up watching Robin Williams films and was devastated with the news of his death. Below is an emotional tribute to Robin Williams, and all done in 60 seconds! This would make a great starter to

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Have you thought about using twitter in the classroom? Social media, #hashtags and the Maths classroom!

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Guest Blogger:  @mr_g_walton Using Twitter In The Classroom So we all use Twitter, right? It’s a great place to share ideas, collaborate in a virtual staff room, find out about events, etc.  But in the run up to the last

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A must watch for all Teachers!!! If only I Knew Then >> A Letter to Me on My First Day of Teaching

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My First Day Of Teaching I was browsing through the Edutopia web site and came across a great video on teacher appreciation week. It got me thinking about an idea for a teacher training/reflection activity that I am now planning

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Finally, a solution to the infinite chocolate problem! How disappointing!

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The infinite chocolate problem is a viral video that has left many people mind boggled. The solution to this problem is pretty simple. If you were to recreate the problem with more accurate horizontal and vertical lines you will notice that

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If @CadburyUK did Maths questions they would have the infinite chocolate problem! Mind Boggling!

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Infinite Chocolate Problem This is a mind boggling Maths starter that will drive your pupils bonkers. The fact is, if this really worked, then us Mathematicians would be billionaires. However, unfortunately we are not! Show the video to your class

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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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