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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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10 reasons why children should blog

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#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

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Dice games that you have never seen before!

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#teammagicalmaths @EvershedK Dice Games After finishing a workshop with Box Cars and One Eyed Jacks for my day school (grade K-5) I was pumped to put the games into action. I was heading to night school to teach Grade 11’s and thought the

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Differentiate by Maths task? Have you checked out Mr Carter Maths yet?

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#teammagicalmaths @MrCarterMaths Differentiate by Maths task? Have you checked out Mr Carter Maths yet? I have launched a new website and with that comes my first ever blog post! Busy exciting times. So where to start? www.MrCarterMaths.com is something I

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How do you to teach Skimming and Scanning?

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#teammagicalmaths @jo_c_gray Skimming and Scanning Skimming and scanning are specific speed-reading techniques, which enable you to read a vast amount of material very rapidly. these two skills can be extremely useful when grasped yet quite tricky to teach. Skimming and Scanning are two

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Lego Math? Did you know that you can use Lego to teach Maths? http://amzn.to/1RKdIyl

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#teammagicalmaths @AlisonHogben – Teacher at Springhead Primary Lego Math in the classroom. Did you know that you can use Lego to teach Maths? Recently I have become very interested in conceptual variation – different representations of the same concept. It has become

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Finally, an explanation to that 2 different Casio calculator answer debate! When 1=9!

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#teammagicalmaths @longwayround Casio Calculator – An explanation to that 2 different Casio calculator answer debate It’s Saturday. I’m out with Garstang Cycling Club, enjoying the lumpy roads that traverse the Forest of Bowland and waiting for the promised torrential rain which

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Have You Seen the Benefits for Maths in a Multi Academy Trust (MAT)?

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#teammagicalmaths @AllThingsMaths Maths in a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) If you follow me on twitter you will know that I have not been positive regarding the White Paper published recently. Continuing tweets led me to clarify that I am not opposed

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How teachers downunder teach Maths! Well at least one!

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#TeamMagicalEducators @oz_iceprincess Maths Teaching In My Classroom – a perspective from downunder In Australia we have a bird called a Bowerbird. One of its characteristics is that the male of the species builds a nest of bright shiny articles in order

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Could This Be The Best Pythagoras’ Theorem Lesson Ever?

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@MathsDunbar Pythagoras’ Theorem: Three Entry Points So, you’re designing a lesson to introduce Pythagoras’ theorem to your pupils for the first time. Ultimately they’ll end up with it in algebraic form but this is a once in a lifetime opportunity

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Making the ordinary, extraordinary – Tablecloths & Wallpaper

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@tessmaths Making the ordinary, extraordinary with tablecloths & wallpaper One of my favourite pieces of work are the Primary Able Maths days I deliver for @Authors_Abroad. They are often the most challenging but always the most enjoyable work days because

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Top 5 ways to Differentiate in Computing

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Top 5 ways to Differentiate in Computing There are many ways that I differentiate in my computing lessons. Below is a great summary of the different ways with examples that you could differentiate in your computing lessons. 1. Differentiation by

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