Tag: maths

Guest Blogger: @jjtreby Take a look at the latest state of the collaborative work here. I have been invited to write a guest blog on the new Maths curriculum and the work that an amazing group of Maths teachers are working …

Could this be the best Maths Faculty ever! Collaborative Work with the NEW Maths curriculum! Read More »

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Guestblogger: @grahamandre It seemed to be during my GTP year that tutors. mentors and others were all endorsing the importance of AT1 in maths: Using and Applying. To be fair in my experience children do often learn best when things are …

A funny story about using AT1 in a Mathematics lesson? Using, Applying and Chink Chink! Read More »

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Guest blogger: @tambotaylor Level 6 Maths Two years ago I took over as headteacher of Park Hill Primary school in Coventry and like all schools it had its strengths and areas for development. One particular area that needed fine tuning was …

The best way to crack Level 6 Maths at Primary School KS2! >> Great Advice! Read More »

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Learn The Times Tables So you need some help with learning your times tables. I am always asked what is the best way to memorise your times tables and the hints and tips on learning your times table  blog entry that …

I bet you have not seen the easiest way to remember and learn the times tables? Memorise 3 simple facts! Read More »

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Guestblogger: @bettermaths We recognise that employers are asking for capable mathematicians who can apply their knowledge to authentic situations. We want teachers to support good teaching and learning whenever possible. The following lesson plan was submitted by a Head of …

Have you seen these sports based resources for a possible cross curricular maths lesson? Read More »

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Guest Blogger: ShrekTheTeacher Having struggled to find any maths games that children go back to again and again, I have created two myself that I hope will make a difference… I have focussed on recognising numerals, matching them with quantities, and …

Have you seen these two Innovative FREE online games to support maths at EYFS & KS1? Read More »

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This is the top 8 funny incorrect answers from pupils students learners! I bet this will make you laugh, if it does make sure you share it! This is another set of funny responses from pupils on questions across a …

Top 8 funny incorrect answers from pupils students learners! If it makes you laugh then share it! Read More »

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Guest Blogger: Chris Dunn @ShrekTheTeacher Tiny Bob’s Adventurous Counting has been written creatively to support maths in Early Years and Key Stage 1. It’s a very interactive book on Apple’s iBooks store, and can be used on any iPad or Mac computer… …

Have you seen this innovative new adventure iBook for iPad to support maths in Early Years KS1? Read More »

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This video makes great SMSC and a lesson starter that guarantees to make an impact. The spoken word can be so powerful and this poem is emotive and really hits home. This video a must show to all your pupils. …

The Mathematics behind immigration! A poem told as it is! A Great Lesson Starter! Read More »

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Guest Blogger: Chris Dunn @ShrekTheTeacher Poor mental maths ‘ability’ (I say ability, but I suspect it has more to do with education), seems to have become endemic in England.  It’s often talked about in the press, and is so prevalent in my …

Does a lack of mental maths ‘ability’ stem from poor counting? A great read!! Read More »

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Guest Blogger: @wardgow23 As a trainee teacher, I am always on the lookout for inspirational ideas for lessons. Whilst reading Ross Morrison McGill’s book “100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Lessons” I came across an idea which really got me thinking …

Don’t forget the gherkin in your classroom when planning your Outstanding OfSTED lesson! Read More »

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The best triangles counting starter solution The documents needed for this engaging counting triangles starter can be downloaded below. We have all seen these counting shape type activities doing the rounds on Facebook and Twitter and we are all aware …

99% of people answer this question wrong! The best counting triangles starter ever! Read More »

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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 …

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

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Top 10 ways of making learning your times tables fun? “How do I make learning your times tables fun?” is a question asked by many Mathematics educators. This blog will be ongoing as I find different resources that educators have …

Top 10 ways of making learning your times tables fun? Read More »

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How to solve a rubiks cube? Now having solved the rubiks cube for the first time at the age of 34 I came across the following genius! The 21-year-old Mathematics student has become an internet sensation after his amazing juggling …

Mathematics student solves rubik’s cube while juggling, Awesome! Read More »

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