When calculators get it terribly wrong! Can you explain this? This is definitely an example of when calculators get it very wrong and would make a great starter for discussion and debate in any Maths lesson. It appears that one…

When calculators get it terribly wrong! Can you explain this? This is definitely an example of when calculators get it very wrong and would make a great starter for discussion and debate in any Maths lesson. It appears that one…

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Santa Maths Santa asked #teammagicalmaths to do some Maths for him early this month and results are very interesting. Whether you are on the naughty or nice list you would agree he works damn hard over…

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Top 10 things to keep you inspired and motivated as a teacher! We have all been through it where we lose a bit of passion for the profession but it is really important that we get ourselves back on track…

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Top 5 things ALL teachers should do over the half term break! It is so important that you use the break to recharge recharge and recharge. Always put yourself first and avoid doing any school work if possible. Below are…

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Teachers like football stars This is a classic buzz feed video about how it would possibly be like if we treated teachers like super stars. It is pretty funny and needs to be passed on to all your teacher friends…

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Have you ever been in this Maths Teacher nightmare scenario? A must see! Having been in this scenario many times before this video had me in stitches! It is amazing what we as teachers do when a pupil does not…

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Guest Blogger: @MrJPWalton ‘Rate my Focus’ – an idea to help children activate their understanding of, and take ownership of their focus in lessons. This term I have decided to challenge my wonderful Y6 Maths class to develop the amount of time…

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Guest Blogger: @mr_g_walton Using Twitter In The Classroom So we all use Twitter, right? It’s a great place to share ideas, collaborate in a virtual staff room, find out about events, etc. But in the run up to the last…

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Viral Facebook Math Problem This is another classic Math problem that has gone viral on the internet specifically on Facebook and Twitter. However, it doubles up as a great Math problem starter to a lesson that generates great discussion and…

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Another great piece of performance poetry that can be used as a starter to any lesson, form time or assembly. This emotive video makes the viewer ponder the most important aspects of life and how much time we spend wasting…

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Guest Blogger Tess Maths @tessmaths The wonderful thing about Twitter…..is Twitter’s a wonderful thing… I have to admit I was Twitter-phobic to start with. I hadn’t got the time…it’s not my thing….it’s a gimmick…I had real friends, not followers…the idea that students…

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