Content writer Siobhan Lawrence explains why visualising manipulatives is suitable for everybody. Interlocking cubes, Cuisenaire rods, counters, dice, dominoes, geo-boards, to name but a few, are all examples of manipulatives and physical objects which you might associate with a primary … Continue reading Manipulatives in Maths: Suitable for the Secondary Classroom?
Fiona Sutcliffe has written a resource to deal with a concern that many of us have shared. Christmas is getting nearer and I’m sure by now most people are feeling festive! Christmas is that time of year that I love, and like most people, it means spending time with family and friends, and eating and drinking a lot more than usual! I mean seriously, if you can’t eat chocolate for breakfast at Christmas, when can you? So, it might seem odd that I am discussing a resource I made which looks at Father Christmas’ New Year’s resolution. His resolution for … Continue reading Worried About Santa’s Diet?
Ho, ho, ho! We’re officially on the approach to Christmas and the Beyond Maths elves have curated a selection of Christmas maths activities for KS3! Christmas has come early… Continue reading Christmas Maths Activities for KS3
Every now and then you encounter a student who reaffirms why it is we started teaching in the first place. Liam is one of these pupils – have you ever met Liam? Liam is why I teach… Continue reading Why I Teach: Have You Ever Met Liam?