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Are you making your pupils scratch where there is no itch? Great Read!

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Guest Blogger: @thenumberverse  NEED BEFORE FEED: I Don’t Have A Question For Your Answer. How well should we expect pupils to listen, engage, and try? Why should they, over and above a sense of duty? Let’s say you start a lesson

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Start your Math lesson with a problem using the current DATE! What a quick win! #shareamathsstarter

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Guest Blogger: @japleen_kaur1 Share a Maths Starter I always set date maths as a starter for my classes. The students have to use all of the digits in today’s date to make numbers from 1 to 30. They can use any

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How to hack credit cards using Mathematics! I bet you can not work out my credit card pin code!

i bet you can not hack my credit card pin

I bet you can not hack my credit card and work out my pin Why not set your class a challenge to be able to work out the pin code to your credit card! This is a fun and engaging

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Finally, a solution to the infinite chocolate problem! How disappointing!

infinite chocolate problem

The infinite chocolate problem is a viral video that has left many people mind boggled. The solution to this problem is pretty simple. If you were to recreate the problem with more accurate horizontal and vertical lines you will notice that

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A powerful Maths starter that makes a “Person of Interest”! Simply WOW WOW WOW!

person of interest maths

A powerful Maths starter that makes a “Person of Interest”! Simply WOW WOW WOW! I am a massive fan of the US hit show “Person of Interest”, especially because of the great deal of Mathematics and Computing that makes an

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Intelligence Test >> Let’s see how intelligent you are >> How many triangles do you see?

how many triangles

Intelligence Test Now there are loads of ways of test your intelligence but this  is a great starter for a shape and space Maths lesson. Let’s see how intelligent you are, how many triangles do you see? This would make

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Intelligence Test >> Plans of elevation starter, Test your intelligence, which one is the plan view?

Plans of elevation

Intelligence Test There are number of ways of testing your intelligence on the internet but this this is another great starter or plenary activity for a plans of elevation lesson. If you get some time please check out “How many

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