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Educating Ruby – Guy Claxton and Bill Lucas

Guy Claxton Educating Ruby

Guest blogger: GuyClaxton Educating Ruby The school curriculum consists of several different kinds of things: things that are intrinsically interesting (to all young people of a certain age); things that can be made interesting by a good teacher; things that are

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The Numberverse’s view on ‘How to Teach Primary Maths – anyone can feed sweets to sharks’

Guestblogger: @mrtileynunn Easy to read, easy to use and dead right! This book is perfect for a teacher starting out. It brims with enthusiasm and ideas – all of them putting a thrill into Maths, but staying practical. Most of these

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Do you know ‘How To Teach Primary Maths – anyone can feed sweets to sharks’ ?

Guestblogger: @mrtileynunn An easy-read creative little maths book Nick’s (@mrtileynunn) approach is to make maths memorable. This includes using sugar sharks to explain division, greedy crocodiles to look at equations and developing dance routines to understand algebra. Maths need never be

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Don’t be lazy, read this very quick review of The Lazy Teacher’s Handbook! @thelazyteacher

Guest Blogger: @ListerKev  The Lazy Teacher’s Handbook, written by Jim Smith and edited by Ian Gilbert has been around for a few years now (published in 2010). In the book itself Jim Smith readily acknowledges that the title may be

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Take a look at this undiscovered novelist who also happens to be a Mathematician – A Writer Writes

David Watkins is Head of Maths at a school in Devon. He is married with two children and a dog. He really doesn’t watch much television (although The Walking Dead gets a look in). Follow him on Twitter: @joshfishkins and

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Have you seen “50 Great Activities for any Classroom”?

50 great activities for any classroom

Guest Blogger: @InteractMaths 50 Great Activities for any Classroom I am a huge fan of making use of technology in the classroom. So much so, that I set up my own website (www.interactive-maths.com) which I am filling with random question generators

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