Financial aid shouldn’t be based on income Many schoolchildren heard from their peers or teachers that it is possible to study free of charge at a prestigious university and, at the same time, to receive money. But for the most…

Financial aid shouldn’t be based on income Many schoolchildren heard from their peers or teachers that it is possible to study free of charge at a prestigious university and, at the same time, to receive money. But for the most…

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Using Tech in the Math Classroom with Study.com Teaching math calls to mind college-ruled notebooks filled with numbers, symbols, and problem sets copied from a textbook. Math is often seen as a formulaic subject that requires memorization of certain concepts…

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#teammagicaleducator @MrLsMathsApps Algebra from Primary to Secondary In the new (well it’s been taught for a few years now) primary curriculum for maths there was an interesting new addition: Algebra. In the past, I have taught it to those higher…

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#teammagicaleducator ashleym.94 How can you make Maths engaging? In my experience maths is a subject that people either love or hate, personally I love maths. I love manipulating numbers, finding answers and having that feeling that I ‘know’ something. A lot…

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#teammagicalmaths @PrimaryMathsRes How To Make Effective Cross-Curricular Links. The Cross Curricular Approach The phrase ‘Cross-Curricular’ is often used to describe an approach to lesson planning whereby links are made between subjects rather than segregating them entirely. It is understandable that when…

#teammagicaleducator @BucksburnMaths Why not try something new with Parental Engagement? Disclaimer: These are my own thoughts and reflections and not the views of my school, colleagues or local authority. Over the years I have worked with many different Maths teachers – long established…

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#teammagicaleducator @_Stacey_English Battle of the Wrist Bands! A great way to engage your students in lesson! “Not Animal Farm again.” “This novel is awful. “Why do we have to analyse language anyway.” Just a few statements from Year 11 class…

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#teammagicalmaths @Burrows_Physics Should we keep doing interventions? OK so on first reading, the answer to this question is a fairly obvious yes. I find it strange that yes is my answer. I left school in 2008 and I had never…

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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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#teammagicalmaths @MrLsMathsApps Can I colour Maths? The children in my class always love it when I connect the Ipad to the projector and then know we are going to play a game (if we had a class set of Ipads I…

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#teammagicalmaths @MrBlinkyBling Soldering Projects as an Introduction to STEM Over the years I have volunteered at the LVL1 Hackerspace, a free-to-the-public makerspace in Louisville, Kentucky, I have been involved in a wide variety of STEM outreach events. To date I have…

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#teammagicalmaths @MrsHsNumeracy Literacy in Mathematics It was when I was teaching a GCSE group recently that I realised the extent to which poor literacy can be a massive barrier to students when it comes to fulfilling their Mathematical potential. I had…

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