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Designing Your Curriculum Part 3: Impact

How can we measure the impact of our teaching on our students? - In the third and final part of his blogs about designing your school's maths curriculum, Nick Hart discusses how we can measure impact on students.  Read more »

How to design your maths curriculum Part 2: Implementation

Now you’ve decided the intent of your maths curriculum, read on for tips about successful implementation planning.

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Tread carefully when using the language of maths

The last thing we want is for resources and teaching to actually support misconceptions and overgeneralisations but this happens. If you have a classroom poster showing maths shapes then take a good look at it. Can you spot any errors? Are there any shapes that have been mislabelled? Read more »

Designing your maths curriculum part 1: Intent

As we prepare for the new academic year, the importance of the curriculum has come into sharper focus. Nick Hart explains the significance of designing a maths curicculum that is specific to the issues of your pupils. Read more »

Maths SATs Humour to Brighten Up Your Week

6 humorous questions that you won't see in this year's KS2 Maths SATs... Read more »

Closing the disadvantaged gap in maths for good

The gap between the attainment of disadvantaged children and all children may be narrowing but remains a concern. How can that gap be closed more rapidly and for good?

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Bridging the disadvantaged gap in maths for good

 
The gap between the attainment of disadvantaged children and all children may be narrowing but remains a concern. How can that gap be closed more rapidly and for good?

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SATs Reasoning Blog 1: Tackling Selected Response Questions

In this first blog article, out of a series of two, Sarah-Anne Fernandes discusses the 'selected response' type questions that pupils will face in their maths reasoning paper.

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Should maths be real life?

In this blog article, Nick Hart discusses the effectiveness of using real-life problems in maths.

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Out of the hat! Magic with maths

In this blog article, John Dabell demonstrates how maths can be combined with magic tricks to bring numbers to life.

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