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NCETM KS3 Teaching for Mastery Assessment materials

NCETM KS3 Teaching for Mastery Assessment materials

Very useful 53 page booklet in same format as Year 1 to Year 6 booklets available for primary teachers. Links Programme of Study statements to Big ideas with assessments for Mastery and Mastery with Greater Depth. Download from here (you may need to Register/Login...

Improving Mathematics in Key Stages 2 and 3

Improving Mathematics in Key Stages 2 and 3

Eight practical, evidence-based recommendations to improve outcomes in mathematics for 7 - 14 year olds. An excellent report that is essential reading for KS2 teachers and KS3 maths teachers. (Published 3/11/17) PDF report here. Report (online version) found here.

Maths from around the world

Maths from around the world

I've learnt a lot about mathematics and its history around the world from these books. Of these six books there are four key books here: Zaslavsky's book on African mathematics Crossley and Lun's translation of a classical Chinese text Joseph's book looking at...

Multiplying by Powers of 10

Multiplying by Powers of 10

This helps with understanding how place value works as the figures move and the decimal point stays still when multiplying by powers of 10. Also useful for seeing how each 5 is related to another 5 in a different row. Useful also to show how Billions (1000...

Decimal multiplication

Decimal multiplication

Click 3 cards to make a true statement. There are always several answers! Note that this and others below require flash which will work on most computer browsers (see here for guidance) but not iPhones or iPads. For the files: Decimal division Decimal multiplication...

The Centre of a Triangle

The Centre of a Triangle

Click 3 cards to make a true statement. There are always several answers! Note that this and others below require flash which will work on most computer browsers (see here for guidance) but not iPhones or iPads. For the files: Decimal division Decimal multiplication...

Ben, Polygons, Proof, Thinkers and Transforming

Ben, Polygons, Proof, Thinkers and Transforming

A super activity where pupils can decide how to find the centre of a triangle: then you may have to support them with the appropriate constructions. Flipchart (here) and pdf (here) files available. Also you can watch the excellent Journey to the Centre of a Triangle...

Four 4s

Four 4s

All published by ATM costing £50+ (£40+ for members). Recommend all of them, available individually from ATM at their shop. Maths with Ben : Enrichment Activities (ISBN 1 898611 42 4) KS2,3 "All the activities in this book are intended to be used for...

MEI Problem Solving Guide

MEI Problem Solving Guide

A classic problem from the 19th century that can used as an introduction to priority of operations (BIDMAS) and factorials. There are different ways on finding solutions, and it depends on what you allow to be used. Can also be used to help show the difference between...

Maths and Science: 2 key reports

Maths and Science: 2 key reports

Really useful 33 page guide in 7 sections offers A level, GCSE Higher and Foundation problem solving techniques as well as links to 25 problems from these areas. Sections are: Introduction - addressing concerns  Asking the right questions Using group work Key...

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