## Mathster – Is this the MyMaths killer?

Guestblogger: @mathstermaths Mathster is a brand new website launched at the end of last year. Aimed at UK curriculum mathematics from primary to secondary, the site was nominated for a BETT award within a month of its release. Here is a …

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## A great way to tackle islamophobia in the classroom! A Happy Muslim? #happyday

A great way to tackle “islamophobia” in the classroom! A Happy Muslim? #happyday Now inevitably we are going to experience further “islamophobia” in the media and unfortunately the main stream media will continue to highlight the work of a tiny …

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## Equal pay for men and women! What happens when you do not pay two monkeys equally?

This video would make a great form time session to promote the ongoing issue of unequal pay for men and women across the globe. This is the funniest part of Frans de Waal’s TED talk video which shows an experiment …

## Weigh a million dollars/pounds in your mind! A great Maths Estimation starter!

A million dollars or pounds How about you get your learners to weigh a million dollars or pounds in their minds! This makes a great Maths estimation starter that does not really have an answer. This open ended question is …

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## The life time you have left in Jelly Beans? What will you do with the rest of your life? Watch Now!

The life time you have left in Jelly Beans? What will you do with the rest of your life? This is an amazing thought provoking video that can be shown to your classes in an assembly or at form time! …

## Mathematics is not just for solving for x but for figuring out y!! The magic of numbers.

When you get that question of “have we got a fun lesson today?” or “Can we watch a video?”, then play this video!! This is a brilliant video showing the magic of Fibonacci numbers. Mathematics is logical, functional and just …

## The purpose of life is a life of purpose!!

The purpose of life is a life of purpose There are  hundreds of thousands of books online on  learning your life purpose but the process below allows you define “my life purpose” in a matter of seconds!! This formulation make …

## Ken Robinson – How to escape education’s death valley, MUST WATCH & SHARE!

Further Ken Robinson Creativity This is another outstanding TED talk where Ken Robinson explains how we can improve education in the world. Ken highlights some key points about how education is failing learners and how we can change this. This …

## The Higher Education Bubble, the future in our country? Shocking!

The Higher Education Bubble, the future in our country? Shocking! The higher education bubble in America is absolutely shocking!! This video shows how America is facing a higher education bubble. Like the housing bubble was  the product of cheap credit and …

## You will be shocked to see how these women make music!

I came across some very engaging music videos that might be of use to some music teachers as starters. There are two videos below performed accapella by a Slovenian XL vocal group. The intro to the first video is absolutely …

## One of the best animations you will ever see, and watch to the end!

One of the best animations you will ever see – Oren Lavie – Her Morning Elegance. This makes a great feel good factor video to play during a form time, or this is one for an ICT animation lesson. Enjoy.

## What is 3D Printing? 3Doodler and How can it influence pedagogy in the classroom!

What is 3D Printing? How will it change the world of education! I watched this video and ideas for different lessons came flooding through. This resource would be great in demonstrating the following and I am sure there are many …

## The best star and night sky video you will ever see, awesome

Namibian Nights, The best star and night sky video you will ever see, awesome. This is an amazing video with each second of video consisting of 30 photographs. “Namibia has some of the darkest nights visible from any continent. It …

## Amazing! The greatest Maths Magician ever!

Arthur Benjamin: Lightning calculation and other “Mathemagic”, This video from TED showing Arthur Benjamin in action is absolutely amazing and shows how far we can push our brains if we practice hard enough. I showed this to my classes and …

## How about getting pupils to understand their brains! How does your brain work?

How about getting pupils to understand their brains! How does your brain work?  Get Pupils to understand their Brains! How does your brain work? The Brain is the most important muscle in our bodies but yet we do not really …