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Primary Maths Curriculum

Primary Maths Curriculum

It is essential that you know what mathematics needs to be taught, how best to teach it and how it might have changed since you were at school. KS1 and 2 document and Programmes of Study. KS1 and 2 document and Programmes of Study It is important to be aware of the...

Non-Specialist Teachers: Reference, Dictionary and More

Non-Specialist Teachers: Reference, Dictionary and More

Supporting subject knowledge These have been found useful by beginning teachers in training and also by teachers trained in other subjects. Each one is different with different ways to explain definitions and content. Some provide animations and opportunities to...

Non-Specialist Teachers: Your Maths Subject Knowledge

Non-Specialist Teachers: Your Maths Subject Knowledge

Mathematics Subject Knowledge Audits/Self-evaluations and Tests These have been found useful by beginning teachers in training and also by teachers trained in other subjects. Each one is different some provide ideas about how to update your knowledge others just help...

Non-Specialist Teachers: GCSE Exam Boards

Non-Specialist Teachers: GCSE Exam Boards

Exam Boards There are 3 in England and another for Wales. Typically they provide the relevant specifications, guidance, materials and information about support and training. There are opportunities to sign up for aditional materials, including papers and mark schemes...

Secondary Maths Curriculum

Secondary Maths Curriculum

It is essential that you know what mathematics needs to be taught, how best to teach it and how it might have changed since you were at school. Key Stage 3 document Key Stage 4 document Key Stage 3 document It is important to be aware of the section Working...

The Garden of Cosmic Speculation – 6 May 2018 Visit

The Garden of Cosmic Speculation – 6 May 2018 Visit

Visited the Garden of Cosmic Speculation on its only day of annual opening this year (Sunday of first May bank holiday). Thoroughly enjoyed it. It's near to Dumfries in Scotland. It's good how you can spiral up and down the peaks without crossing - not obvious how it...

Pie Chart Resources

Pie Chart Resources

Introductory lesson plan for pie charts including pie chart blanks with 24, 30, 36, 40, and 50 spokes (pdf file). Flipchart for pie charts lesson. Excel file to create pie chart for travel to school data (can be adapted) from frequency table. Includes pie chart blanks...

Printable Paper

Printable Paper

Sites that offer isometric, square, circular geoboard paper (ie grid/dotty/spotty) include the brilliant nRich site and the excellent Illuminations site. Click for an excel file here for Square Grid blanks of Dots between 3 and 25 dots across here for Circular Grid...

Using Trigonometry

Using Trigonometry

Updated May 2018 Trigonometry: use in finding heights These excellent materials were designed at Leeds Metropolitan University and are excellent for seeing trigonometry in real use. Teacher/pupil task sheet with Clinometer...

Improving Mathematics in Key Stages Two and Three: Evidence Review

Using calculators to support learning: they help, not hinder learning The strong evidence found about calculators suggests that using calculators in maths lessons can boost pupils’ calculation and problem-solving skills, but they need to be used in a thoughtful and...

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