Improving Mathematics in Key Stages 2 and 3
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Eight practical, evidence-based recommendations to improve outcomes in mathematics for 7 – 14 year olds. An excellent report that is … Read More

Maths from around the world
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I’ve learnt a lot about mathematics and its history around the world from these books. Of these six books there … Read More

Ben, Polygons, Proof, Thinkers and Transforming
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All published by ATM costing £50+ (£40+ for members). Recommend all of them, available individually from ATM at their shop. I … Read More

Algebra Arrows
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Excellent resource from the Freudenthal Institute in the Netherlands, that can be used in a variety of ways. It uses … Read More

Key understandings in mathematics learning
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In 2007, the Nuffield Foundation commissioned a team from the University of Oxford to review the available research literature on … Read More

Ratio and Proportion Interactives
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Ratio and proportion – a key activity: links fractions, direct proportion, straight line graphs, map scales, currency and unit conversions, … Read More

Algebra ideas
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Flipchart for Supporting Subject Knowledge Enhancement or TSST colleagues. Pdf file with similar content. Research Report available (including summaries etc). … Read More

OfSTED Reports on Mathematics
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Although produced a while back both these reports contain useful information for specialist and non-specialist teachers of mathematics at all … Read More

Ready-Made High Quality Lessons
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These collections of lessons provide ready-made high quality lessons for the new mathematics curriculum even thought they were created some … Read More

Bowland Case Study lessons
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An ideal way to look at solving 26 ‘real’ type of problems after you have looked at simpler examples such … Read More

Nuffield AMP Practical Explorations
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Collection of Applying Mathematical Processes Practical Explorations. Good activities to follow the Bowland Assessment activities and Nuffield Practicals and to … Read More

Nuffield AMP Investigations
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Collection of 11 Applying Mathematical Processes lessons that let pupils follow through investigations. Good activities to follow the Bowland Assessment … Read More

ACME Conference reports
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Click below for direct links to: Conference information Report: A framework of core content for ITT Report: Developing behaviour management content … Read More

Bar method – updated May 2017
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Examples of the bar method, mostly for secondary level here. Makes use of the excellent Thinking Blocks Modelling Tool. (I’m … Read More

Thinking Skills
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Four short videos (less than 10 minutes in total) give a helpful view about 21st century thinking skills: critical thinking, creative … 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

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

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

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.

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

Fluency Without Fear
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Excellent primary resources included from page 11 onwards. Article by Jo Boaler, Stanford, Jan ’15 update. Click here for Fluency without Fear … Read More

Andrew Blair’s Inquiry Maths
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Not so much a blog, more a way of life. As this secondary site states “Inquiry maths is a model … Read More

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