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Can this really be true? 5 Hours of PLYT improved children’s maths by 19%!

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#teammagicalmaths  @Plytgame Can this really be true? 5 Hours of PLYT improved children’s maths by 19%! Hope you don’t mind but we just had to share our exciting findings with you.  Last half term we undertook a project with a

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Ssshhhh, Don’t tell anyone about these Maths Department Secret Santa Gifts!

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#teammagicalmaths @MrsKimMcKee Maths Department Secret Santa Gift Buying guide It’s hit me time and time again recently the massive importance of working with a team you get on with well and respect.  I know this isn’t always the case, and there

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Is Outdoor Play the Answer to Boys’ “Poor” Primary School Maths Performance?

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#teammagicalmaths Pentagon Play Is Outdoor Play the Answer to Boys’ “Poor” Primary School Maths Performance? A lot of pressure is put on young children from a very early age. In particular, mathematics and science are introduced at a stage when

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Welcome to Maths – A new display for our Maths corridor!

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#teammagicalmaths @MrsKimMcKee Welcome to Maths – a new display for our Maths corridor I’ve always loved putting up classroom displays. A lot of people think they’re a waste of time, or are generally unimportant, or otherwise don’t add anything of real

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Have You Seen This First Lesson Back “All About Me” Social Media Resource?

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#teammagicalmaths @missmcintyre15 Have You Seen This First Lesson Back “All About Me” Social Media Resource? I am a primary teacher in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. I have a BA in Sport and Active Lifestyles and a PGCE in Primary Education. I have

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Top 3 Tips To Get Rid Of ‘I-am-bad-at-Math’ Syndrome

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#teammagicalmaths @LRLabs Top 3 Tips To Get Rid Of ‘I-am-bad-at-Math’ Syndrome Children’s doubt towards their own math abilities often becomes a big hurdle which hampers their confidence. Every math teacher has faced the “I can’t do math” attitude. Courtesy their position,

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Could this be the best technology resource to use in your Maths lessons?

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#teammagicalmaths @cyfareddwr @littlegreenmath Kahoot or not to Kahoot Trainee Teachers – we go crazy looking for lesson resources.  That’s where OUR hours go. My goodness, what will it be like once we qualify?  Well, here’s one piece of tech I’ve already

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Have you tried Formation 5 and example 5 hands in your lessons yet?

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#teammagicaleducator @Geoisamazing What inspired me to create formation 5 and example 5 hands? I have always found Geography to be a difficult subject for the lower ability, SEN and EAL GCSE students that I teach. Having recently been on a course

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The Introduction Of Mastery At KS2

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#teammagicalmaths @andylutwyche The Introduction Of Mastery At KS2 Earlier this week (12.7.16) Minister of State for Schools Nick Gibb announced that £41 million was being made available for around 8000 primary schools to apply for in order to implement a mastery

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QUICK! Check out this great teaching idea! The Literacy speeding ticket!

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#teammagicaleducator @Geoisamazing QUICK! Check out this great idea! The Literacy speeding ticket What inspired me to create the literacy speeding ticket? Being a geography teacher I feel passionately about improving students literacy, and recently I have found I don’t have much

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How do we develop exciting, enriched and positive mathematical activities?

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#teammagicalmaths @EYideas1 How do we develop exciting, enriched and positive mathematical activities? As an international Foundation Stage (kindergarten) teacher working in Singapore, I am surrounded by dedicated professionals broadening young minds by installing childhood wonder, every day. Recent research carried out by

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WOW! Are you really who you think you are? Watch to the end!

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Begin your DNA journey here? This is a great video to show your students during form time about how we all are very alike! We have more in common than other nationalities than we think! Make sure you watch this

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Top 10 Tips for Settling In When Teaching Abroad!

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#teammagicaleducators @veeteeteach Top Ten Tips for Settling In When Teaching Abroad! Once upon a time there was a young, excited Teacher who craved travel and adventure…… (insert own name here!) Now is the time when teachers, young and not-so-young, are getting

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Have you seen this amazing classroom display idea? Student Expression Through Word Clouds!

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#teammagicaleducators @julieinsd Student Expression Through Word Clouds Word Clouds are often used to facilitate conversations around key vocabulary in an essay, chapter of a book, or highlights of a lesson. Karyn Bartig, kindergarten teacher at Ericson Elementary School in San Diego

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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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