Multiplying by Powers of 10
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This helps with understanding how place value works as the figures move and the decimal point stays still when multiplying … Read More

Powers and Scale
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A whole set of resources from the internet that include real-life examples related to powers and scale. Some great stuff. … Read More

Saber-Toothed Curriculum
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A wonderful parable of curriculum development originally from the 1930s. Annotated version also available. Brought to my attention by colleague … Read More

Bowland Assessment Tasks
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These 33 tasks are still as good today as when first brought out. An ideal way to look at solving … Read More

The Approximate History of Maths
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We like these short clips.

Shanghai Maths
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  Want to find out more about Shanghai mathematics? Then head over to our page that provides some background, further … Read More

Standards Box: Software
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Software for the Standards Box activities S3, S4 and S5 can now be found via our Improving Learning in Mathematics page. … Read More

BMI (Body Mass Index)
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  BMI ActivInspire flipchart, BMI Smart Notebook, BMI ActivStudio Flip file and BMI pdf file available.

Language of the Month
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Newbury Park Primary School’s Language of the Month. Excellent for hearing and seeing the numbers spelt in other languages. Downloadable … Read More

New Puzzle Page
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The Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM) has a new free online puzzle page. Started in August 2015 they state … Read More

Mystic Rose
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Classic problem from  way back – but not clear how long it’s been around (couldn’t find anything other than suggestion … Read More

Maintaining Classroom Discipline
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This 1947 instructional video of a mathematics lesson still has relevance today. Effective Classroom Management: How to Maintain Discipline In … Read More

Improving Learning in Mathematics: Challenges and Strategies
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Note that download of pdf in Chrome from National Archive can take time and you may need to refresh page.

Isometric Areas: Geodraw
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Median’s activity isometric shape areas is ideal for use on our GeoDraw – Jamtec (Stoke) Ltd app for iPads (screenshot shown … Read More

Maths Anxiety
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The Conversation has many good articles about mathematics. This one focuses on maths anxiety and how parents with maths anxiety … Read More

Improving Learning in Mathematics
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  The IWB versions of the files have now been added to the website here along with other useful references.

Mastery (Assessment)
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These materials are published by NCETM and OUP and are currently freely available here (though you may have to log … Read More

How Children Fail – John Holt
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This classic book written in 1964 and updated in 1982 is a must for anyone teaching mathematics to pupils of … Read More

Core Maths @ Post-16 Starts Today
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Core Maths is aimed at those with C or better at GCSE who are not doing any other mathematics courses … Read More

Pi Day 2015
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See the Wolfram blog of 12 March for info about this and get your own pi day spiral at Mypiday.com/

Wolfram Blog
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An occasional blog that usually contains some interesting mathematics.

13 Square Challenge
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Once you have done this, make a square for another area (use integers only) – choose an area that is … Read More

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