#teammagicalmaths @Plytgame Can this really be true? 5 Hours of PLYT improved children’s maths by 19%! Hope you don’t mind but we just had to share our exciting findings with you. Last half term we undertook a project with a year 5 class at a school in a disadvantaged area – St Andrew’s C of […]
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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 like this: ‘This term we are going to be looking at a new thing called […]
The magic of teaching and learning! Teach teachers how to create magic! Take a bow! “Magic can be taught! Magic can be taught!” – It sure can! I came across this TED video today and I felt that it clearly deserves a post entry on Magical Maths. Christopher Emdin discusses how rap shows, barbershop banter […]
Below is a useful summary of how to respond to pupil answers in the classroom. It is very important that as educators we can handle pupil responses effectively and maximise outcomes. We need to make sure we demonstrate that we are listening to learners, probe the answers they give, allow enough time for pupil to […]
Top 15 and half activities to demonstrate progress in your lessons? Below are some summaries of useful ways to demonstrate progress in your lessons across all subjects, especially if you planning to use the accelerated learning cycle and want are looking at the demonstrating phase. Please share or comment below. It is FREE! 1) EXPLAIN […]
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. There are a few beeps but its worth it as it gets a positive message […]
99 ways to demonstrate progress and learning during any lesson observation! – Assessing Pupil Progress How to demonstrate progress in any lesson is a very popular search query with teachers across the globe. Demonstrating progress and learning is paramount when planning for a lesson. I was fortunate to find the following image below on the […]
The best student pupil study incentives – motivating students, what ever works for you! Here are some great ways to motivate yourself to study and get through an essay, revision material or a piece of homework. I love the sweets method of getting though revision material. I like the 3rd one it is absolutely priceless.
The 3 apples that changed the world This image would make a great form discussion or starter to an assembly. Do you agree that these 3 “apples” changed the world? Did these “apples” change the world for the better? Do you think in hundreds of years we will be talking about Steve Jobs like we […]
As an educational practitioner take a step back for a minute and really analyse what we ask our learners to do on a day to day basis and the expectations we set. Some of the rules that we define in school are border line ridiculous and would not be expected in real life. Below are […]
Interactive whiteboard resources Using the interactive whiteboard effectively is an area that most teachers would love to develop their skill set in. However, make sure when developing resources that you check to see if it is already available on the web. It is pointless spending hours reinventing the wheel when you can download an interactive […]
OfSTED OfSTED OfSTED Hitler reacts to the news of an Ofsted inspection, you will cry with laughter! This is the most funniest teacher OfSTED related video I have ever watched. Everyone who has watched it has reacted with tears of laughter. Hitler reacts to the news of an Ofsted inspection
Sorry Mister Gove, just a little bit of harmless fun!! Make sure you post your highest score below or tweet it to @magicalmaths I bet you can not beat the highest score, whack the Gove!