Squares and Other Powers

Squares and Other Powers

Recognise/use different representations of squares and square roots, cubes and cube roots and calculate these; understand and use zero and positive integer powers of 10. Know that 100 = 1 by convention (for consistency). The Excel file can be used interactively to...

Factors and Prime Factors

Factors and Prime Factors

Recognise/use multiples, factors (divisors), highest common factor, lowest common multiple and primes; prime factor decomposition. ActivInspire (includesTeacher Notes)PowerPointTeacher Notes (pdf)

Coronavirus and exponential growth

Coronavirus and exponential growth

Here is an excellent YouTube video about Coronavirus and Exponential Growth, suitable for A-level mathematics students (posted on 8 March 2020). To follow charts of UK cases etc go here: the interactive charts are found lower down the page.

The Book of Cross Numbers

The Book of Cross Numbers

A free book of 66 cross numbers (here) originally created with X-figure PC program (now available as an app from here). Most of the answers are cross-referenced to other answers in the cross number puzzle, this means that it requires logical thinking and perseverance....

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...

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