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Three Outdoor Maths Ideas —

Three Outdoor Maths Ideas Taking maths outside helps break up the monotony of everyday pen and paper exercises. It’s always appreciated when you lead children into the school playground and turning maths skills into something necessary for a competition, an interesting way to observe the world, or just something a little more fun than usual. […]

Why Relationships Require Learning —

Why Relationships Require Learning In order to make something work out well, you need to do some learning first. The same goes for relationships. Most people don’t even consider putting any effort into mastering the skill of family life. Some were lucky to inherit a couple of useful behaviour habits from their parents, but the […]

Using Tech in the Math Classroom with Study.com —

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 such as multiplication tables or repetitive practice to learn how to do problems like long […]

Teaching Algebra from Primary to Secondary —

#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 ability children in a roundabout way without being totally explicit that it was algebra as […]

How can you make Maths engaging? —

#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 of children are bored by maths, this is something that really frustrates me! Maths is […]

Who is the Secret Walker in your classroom? —

#teammagicaleducator @samschoolstuff Who is the Secret Walker in your classroom? Let’s get this straight from the start, what follows is not my original idea. Like most teachers, I consciously and unconsciously soak up ideas from colleagues, the internet and, well, anywhere really. I only wish I could give full credit to the person who I got […]

How do you Make Effective Cross Curricular Links? —

#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 subjects are separate some receive more emphasis than others, Literacy and Maths for example. Other […]