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Teachers TV: Primary Maths Resources
 
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Selecting maths resources
 
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Selecting maths resources Career Stage - Highly Accomplished Main Focus area - 3.4 School - Pleasant Street Primary School The teacher uses a ‘whole-part-whole’ teaching strategy in a year 3/4 mathematics lesson in which students are learning to add, subtract and divide whole numbers and parts of numbers. To support the learning, the teacher uses a software program in which students can apply the skills in a ‘real life’ situation. While most students are using an interactive learning object, the teacher works with an extension group who are learning about decimals. A teacher colleague supports the teacher in the classroom. http://www.aitsl.edu.au/australian-professional-standards-for-teachers/illustrations-of-practice/detail?id=IOP00170
Views: 1022 AITSL
Teaching Cambridge Primary Maths
 
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Watch a stage three Cambridge Primary Maths lesson taking place at Eleanor Palmer Primary School, London, in the UK.
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How to create teaching aids for maths(ज्ञानरचनावाद)
 
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Video ki madat se ye or bhi teaching aids banaye ja sakte hai jisse bachcho ke vikash me madat hogi teaching me bhi utsah hoga Yese or bhi video jo teaching aids banane me aap ki madat ke liye mere youtube channel par aate rahege Iskeliye aap mere youtube channel ko subscribe kare like kare share kare Thanks Youtube channel:-https://m.youtube.com/channel/UC8eJa7jTmMt4KMLPRClDbpQ Fb :-https://www.facebook.com/ashishg.patle.5
Views: 142228 Ashish G Patle
Outstanding Reception Maths Classroom Observation - Topic Counting
 
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Visit http://www.classroomobservation.co.uk to buy the full lesson on DVD or visit http://www.videolearning.co.uk to access them online. This lesson is based on the topic 'Under the Sea' where children revisit all the skills that they have learnt so far in order to see where they are and what they will do next. This includes revisiting numbers, accurate counting, number bonds and problem solving. -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Outstanding Year 6 Maths - Composite Shapes " https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Swj8XFSFvMQ -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
Views: 46967 Mediamerge Ltd
FRACTION MATHS TLM & ACTIVITY for grade 4,5,6 BASIC  AND TYPES OF FRACTION WITH MATHS PROJECT
 
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Learn fraction with easy activity A fraction (from Latin fractus, "broken") represents a part of a whole or, more generally, any number of equal parts. When spoken in everyday English, a fraction describes how many parts of a certain size there are, for example, one-half, eight-fifths, three-quarters. A common, vulgar, or simplefraction (examples: {\displaystyle {\tfrac {1}{2}}} and 17/3) consists of an integer numerator displayed above a line (or before a slash), and a non-zero integer denominator, displayed below (or after) that line. Numerators and denominators are also used in fractions that are not common, including compound fractions, complex fractions, and mixed numerals. The numerator represents a number of equal parts, and the denominator, which cannot be zero, indicates how many of those parts make up a unit or a whole. For example, in the fraction 3/4, the numerator, 3, tells us that the fraction represents 3 equal parts, and the denominator, 4, tells us that 4 parts make up a whole. The picture to the right illustrates {\displaystyle {\tfrac {3}{4}}} or ¾ of a cake. Fractional numbers can also be written without using explicit numerators or denominators, by using decimals, percent signs, or negative exponents (as in 0.01, 1%, and 10−2 respectively, all of which are equivalent to 1/100). An integer such as the number 7 can be thought of as having an implicit denominator of one: 7 equals 7/1. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgiOcIh-xp6jeiBRyvft5vA https://m.facebook.com/Keep-Learning-Keep-Growing-1445959175502505/?ref=bookmarks Thank you
Views: 360876 Maths Project with Arpan
Math for Teachers MyMathLab Resources
 
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Take a tour of all the resources available in MyMathLab for the Math for Teachers course! - Assorted video types featuring real teachers and classroom situations - eManipulatives, virtual representations of traditional block manipulatives - Professional development resources, including information on NCTM and the Common Core standards
Views: 838 PearsonMathStats
The Maths Vocabulary Pack - Teaching Resources
 
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Help your children to learn the meaning of a wide range of maths vocabulary with our enormous resource pack! Includes posters, activity sheets and lots of other resources to ensure that your children know what each word means. Available from http://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/the-maths-vocabulary-pack/
Views: 567 Teaching Ideas
Year 4 Singapore Maths Model Lesson: Measuring Area | Maths — No Problem!
 
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See how Dr. Yeap Ban Har uses problem-solving, hands-on materials and group work to teach the concept of measuring area in this Year 4 Singapore maths model lesson. Filmed at Our Lady of Pity RC Primary School in Wirral, England, this Year 4 lesson is taken from Maths — No Problem! Primary maths series textbook 4B. At the time of filming, the children in the video had been using the Maths — No Problem! textbooks for two and a half years. Find out more about Singapore maths: https://bit.ly/2JIDckA Find out more about maths mastery: https://bit.ly/2IOkVkj
Views: 135859 Maths — No Problem!
The Best Structured Resource Room Ever!
 
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http://www.behaviorcommunicates.com Do you have a small room where you bring a few students at a time for some kind of instruction or therapy? Let me just say that structure is your friend, my friend. When you have students coming and going, there is an art to making that happen smoothly. I’ve asked one of my teachers to share with you how she took some time to make her already structured resource room even better!
Views: 90235 Carla Butorac
Teachers TV: Fun with Maths
 
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Teaching Assistants at Glenbrook Primary School, South London, showcase some of the creative resources, activities and games they have created to help support maths in and out of the classroom. Sue's card game reinforces some essential basic skills for counting-on and 'change from a pound' exercises. She also monitors the whole-school Maths Challenge to see which children are struggling with mental maths. Sophie uses the mini-computer Roamers to do some work with angles, distance and estimation. She also uses art on the walls and in the class to help with times tables. Elaine has adapted all sorts of playground games to add a maths element, and has made some games for wet play days. Licensed to CPD College Ltd.
Views: 448 CPD College
THE COOLEST HANDS-ON FRACTION ACTIVITY EVER!
 
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Download the corresponding lesson guide here: http://bit.ly/2f5k2Le Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/1QzlNsV MASHUP MATH VLOG-EPISODE 01: Making Fraction Kits Hands-on activities are an awesome way for students to engage in exploratory activities and develop a concrete understanding of difficult math concepts. Fraction kits have been around for a while and many effective math teachers use them to help their students gain a stronger grasp of fractions. This video demonstrates my approach to creating a fraction kit and was designed to serve as a follow-along activity. Unlike our animated math lessons, this VLOG will walk you through a hands on, real world math activity that explores fractions, equivalent fractions, comparing fractions, number sense, and even as a decimals introduction activity later on. This fun math activity is perfect for homeschool, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, and middle school and even high school as well. The required materials for such math activities include construction paper, markers, scissors, and a ruler. Our lessons are perfect for flipped classroom math teachers and students. This lesson is aligned with the common core learning standards for math and the SAT math curriculum as well. Be sure to join our mailing list at http://www.mashupmath.com Subscribe to Our Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtBt... MashUp Math is a great free resource for math students, parents, and teachers. Our lessons are a great resource for struggling students, flipped classroom educators, and homeschool math students. Learn more about us at www.MashUpMath.com ✔✔✔SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtBt... ✔✔JOIN OUR MAILING LIST: http://bit.ly/1TqV94V ✔FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/mashupmath ✔FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/mashupmath ✔FOLLOW US ON PINTEREST: http://www.pinterest.com/mashupmath ✔LIKE US ON FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/mashupmath Our Mission: MashUp Math is our creative solution to reviving students' passion and interest for learning mathematics. As young educators, we know that all students learn math differently and that a one-size-fits-all approach is simply ineffective. The idea that the ability to understand mathematics is reserved for a select few did not sit well with us. In addition to sharing free teacher resources (which are teacher created resources) in the form of teacher worksheets, we share new YouTube math videos every week that help math teachers and students to better understand mathematics and the common core. Our lessons can be aligned with the common core standards for common core math and are immensely popular with flipped learning educators and anyone experimenting with flipped classroom learning. As educators, we know what it takes to be a super math teacher and that we can’t always do it alone. In addition to our cool math videos, we share articles, blogs, inspirational quotes, teacher math worksheets, and math worksheets. Whether you teach in the flipped classroom, operate in blended education or online blended learning, or are interested in finding cool math online, MashUp Math will have something for you! Many students think of us as a math tutor online or as their on-demand online tutor. Others trust us for all things related to online math education—coming to use when they find themselves thinking “I don’t understand my homework assignment! and need some homework help! It is also a part of our mission to make progressive steps in mathematics education. For one, our content is created with the goal of moving students from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset. We also aim to meet the unique needs of ESL math students and support math for girls as well. Many of our users serve as a special education teacher and use our cool videos to support their special education students with special needs. Our free online math lessons are also high adaptable to your homeschool curriculum and should be added to your list of free homeschool resources. We are also very involved in the edtech world and are very popular with Google Classroom educators, Math Games Classroom Educators, and teachers who support the use of iPad for education! So if you could use some help with everyday math and are a student with a unique learning style or learning styles—like Visual Auditory Learning! Or if you’re tired of math games and are more interested in an easy-to-follow tutorial, check us out and learn math with us. No matter your school’s standards of learning, our YouTube Math Videos Lessons will work for you! And if you love STEM and Math Education as much as we do, be sure to visit us at this year’s ISTE 2016 EdTech Conference in Denver, CO on June 26-29th! It's time to leave those boring lectures and monotone voices behind and enter the new school of learning math :)
Views: 330696 MashUp Math
The Ministry of Maths - a maths resource for sparky teachers
 
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This video is part of 'The M Files' - a creative maths resource from the folks at Sparky Teaching. The aim of the resource is to get your pupils reading maths questions more carefully. The idea is that the people who write maths questions (The Ministry of Maths) are cunning individuals with one aim - to catch out pupils. 'The M Files' is a series of leaked documents from the Ministry, showing your pupils some of the "tricks" they get up to and encouraging them to read maths questions more carefully as a result. We hope it sparks your imagination. If you're a creative maths teacher who wants to make maths more interesting, check out the full resource here: http://www.sparkyteaching.com/resources/thinkingskills/themfiles.php
Views: 3074 SparkyTeaching
Teacher resource lab  build competencies in girls student to learn maths, science and language
 
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Language, science and math are necessary core academic competencies for all children. Research studies on student performance and competencies in the domains of language, math and science indicate that performance of children from municipal schools in all three domains are poor. Teacher Resource Lab (TRL) project an initiative of CARE India is presently being implemented in Uttar Pradesh through support from Oracle India. Two such resource labs have been readied and are offering support to teachers from 24 schools. The project is being implemented with the goal to “Improve competencies of girl students in the primary grades in the domains of language, science and mathematics in select clusters of Uttar Pradesh”.
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Maths mastery – time-saving resources for teachers
 
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This video features Miss Golledge, a maths teacher at Hamstead Hall Academy in Birmingham talking about how the Pearson print and digital resources for KS3 and GCSE Maths are proving to be invaluable in saving teachers’ time. For more information, please visit http://pear.sn/6fib30djE88
Learn Shapes with Popsicle Sticks * Puzzles * Maths * Teacher Resources * Art Craft Fun
 
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Bright Sparks - Arts & Crafts presents to you how to make a DIY Puzzle using Popsicle/Ice Lolly/Ice Block sticks. Here at Bright Sparks - Arts & Crafts we help inspire and motivate your children’s art and craft ideas. On this channel you will see fun and easy new tutorials and projects uploaded weekly. Being current primary/elementary school teachers we understand how important it is that all art DIY projects show step by step instructions and that some room is left for kids to use their imaginations and make these crafts their own. These videos can be used to develop fine motor skills, visual-spatial ability and encourage problem solving. We endeavour to make all our arts and crafts fun and exciting so if there’s anything you’d like to see us do please let us know. Learning is an essential part of life so why not make it fun. We believe anyone can be an artist and be creative. Give it a go! Please remember to give us a like and click to subscribe button :)
Making primary maths real, fun and memorable
 
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At Weeke Primary School, Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils learn number bonds through physical activity and they learn decimals through rhythm and rapping a song.
The Mental Maths Pack - Teaching Resources
 
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The Mental Maths Pack contains audio quizzes, maths challenge resources, tips and strategies posters, activity sheets and display resources... to help your children to improve their mental maths skills! Available from http://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/the-mental-maths-pack/ Some images © ThinkStock
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Maths Resources For Primary Teachers
 
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Splash Resources is the best online source to get the best Maths Resources, lesson plans, and ideas for primary teachers and students. Visit us at:- http://www.splashresources.com.au/collections/maths
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Teaching learning materials (Maths)-Fancy Ball
 
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make a Fancy ball with circle good for maths class room
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TIPS ON PASSING THE QTS SKILLS TEST | HELP & RESOURCES FOR TEACHER TRAINING
 
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RESOURCES LINKED BELOW! Some quick tips on passing the skills test for Literacy and Numeracy for Primary, Secondary, Early Years, SEN and Higher Learning Education. Department for education website: http://sta.education.gov.uk Literacy book resource: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Passing-Literacy-Skills-Test-Achieving/dp/1473913438/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1472764342&sr=8-2&keywords=qts+skills+test Numeracy Resources: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Pass-Numeracy-Skills-Test-Ease/dp/1519453280/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1472764342&sr=8-3&keywords=qts+skills+test Numeracy ready: http://www.numeracyready.co.uk GA Numerical: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQEK4k8M-Psjr02E0EDezcg Help, tips and resources for skills test
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Maths-Whizz Teachers' Resource - BETT-award-winning entry
 
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This is the 2006 video that accompanied the BETT-award-winning entry by Maths-Whizz Teachers' Resource. The software won in the Maths Key Stage 1 and 2 category - http://www.whizz.com The video demonstrates how maths software is being used in class to aid teaching and motivate children and illustrates the qualities of the software that helped it win the award Filmed in the UK by Xube, the video features students and teachers at the Thelwall Junior School.
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Teachers TV: Maths Stories
 
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For whole-class use, preferably on an interactive white board, that will support several lessons. Teachers should view the programmes 'Just a Fraction' and 'Understanding Fractions' and the associated web materials before beginning. Making a Start: Introduces the resources and maths tables. Addition, Subtraction and Equals: The cups are used. Quarters are introduced. Maths Story/Real Story: The link between the maths story, a calculation on paper and the real story, illustrated by manipulating paper cups, is shown. In the second part, students should write out the maths story as they see the real story acted out. Multiplication: The idea of using an action to differentiate between addition and multiplication is introduced. More Fractions: The link between the concrete representation of cups and the symbolic representation with cards is established. Moving Multiplication On: Cards are used to act a real story Imagining Cups: Manipulating fractions in your head. Licensed to CPD College Ltd.
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Teachers TV: Primary Maths: Fractions
 
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Resource Review is the place to update your knowledge about teaching resources. In this edition we're looking at three resources to help with teaching fractions at primary level. Expert Chris Pearson, headteacher at Goldstone Primary School in Hove, East Sussex, recommends: - Run Around Fractions - Magnetic 3D Fraction Shapes - fractions section of www.coxhoe.durham.sch.uk. Our roving reporter, Matthew Tosh, is out and about to see a couple of the resources in action. Chris and presenter Hermione Cockburn are joined in the studio by panellists Keith Fox, headteacher at St John's Walworth Primary School in the London Borough of Southwark, and Dave Smith, ICT Consultant and Curriculum Advisor for the Havering Inspection and Advisory Service. Licensed to CPD College Ltd.
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Teaching Math Without Words, A Visual Approach to Learning Math
 
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Matthew Peterson, CEO of MIND Research Institute, speaks at TEDx Orange Coast, explaining how words are great barriers to learning for a majority of students. His own struggles with dyslexia and inspiration from Albert Einstein led him to ask the question: can we teach math without words? MIND Research Institute has created a visual approach to learning and teaching math with its ST Math Software. Through visual math games that are interactive with visual feedback, students learn math with amazing results. ST Math software utilizes years of neuroscience research that teaches kids how to excel in math problem solving utilizing the students spatial temporal reasoning abilities in a language independent visually driven software platform. Matthew's cutting-edge teaching methods are currently benefiting over 1,200,000 students in 3,200 schools across the United States. Learn more and play ST Math: https://www.stmath.com/ ----------- About MIND: MIND Research Institute is a social benefit organization dedicated to ensuring that all students are mathematically equipped to solve the world's most challenging problems. Learn more about MIND Research Institute: http://www.mindresearch.org ------------ Join the learning community on social media! MIND Twitter: https://twitter.com/mind_research ST Math Twitter: https://twitter.com/jijimath Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JiJiMath/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/jijimath/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/mind-research-institute/
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April Fool's! Teacher + students pull off the ultimate prank.
 
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WARNING! A sense of humor is required for this video. What happens when half the class returns from a school trip? Well obviously, they get pranked by the remaining students and their teacher. What else could there be? Remember that playing gags is an artform. It must be done with love in your heart. This scene taps into a universal fear we all share: the feeling of being completely and utterly lost, while EVERYONE around you totally understands. Having said that, witnessing half the class slowly lose their marbles is straight-up HILARIOUS. And, YAY MATH! For all math videos, free resources, our book on inspired education, and full courses you can download, please visit yaymath.org.
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Elementary Math Resources
 
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An update for K-5 families on math resources for the 2018-2019 school year
Using Maths resources in the classroom
 
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There are a vast range of educational resources available to support the teaching of Maths in the curriculum. Anna Wilson of Oswald Road Primary School talked to Hope Education about the important role they play, especially for those learners who learn the kinesthetic way. Anna moves on to how you can use different resources such as clocks, base ten and place value counters to help children visualise the numbers and therefore aid their learning.
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Leading maths at Humpty Doo Primary School
 
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View the Illustrations of Practice here - http://www.aitsl.edu.au/australian-professional-standards-for-teachers/resources/topics/maths-and-science#01 This video shows how the Assistant Principal at Humpty Doo Primary School plays an active role in supporting maths teaching within the school. In addition to introducing a range of maths programs and initiatives to enhance the maths program, he actively mentors teachers and links them to resources and strategies that address the specific needs of their students.
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QTS LITERACY Test 'Trainee Teachers' THE NOS 1 RESOURCE from MATS MATHS
 
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***CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW*** FREE - MENTAL ARITHMETIC VIDEO: http://oakmontlearning.yolasite.com FREE - CALCULATOR VIDEOC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqD7FGk0in4 I have over 300 subscribers, nearly 100,000 views between my 3 videos and outstanding feedback on both YouTube & eBay. BE WARNED OF PEOPLE TRYING TO IMITATE THESE RESOURCES (i.e. CD's & DVD's) I AM THE ORIGINAL & NUMBER 1 SUPPLIER OF QTS RESOURCES helping thousands of Trainee Teachers get on the course of their choice.
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Algebra revision race: TES Maths Resource of the Week
 
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What is it? I love a relay race. Okay, it can become a little bit on the hectic side, but in my experience this is more than made up for by the fact that students seem to get through considerably more work than they would in a normal lesson. There is something about the increased levels of engagement and focus that such competition brings. And this relay activity is particularly impressive given that it covers most of the key algebra skills that students will need for their GCSEs. Throughout the 10 rounds we cover expanding brackets, factorising, substitution, solving linear equations and identifying expressions, equations and formula. The choice and progression through the questions is outstanding. Best of all the answers are also provided, saving us busy teachers a good amount of precious minutes. How can it be used? This activity is perfect for GCSE revision, but also more than suitable for younger year groups. The rounds increase in difficulty, so there is no problem chopping off a few of the later rounds if they prove too challenging. The author provides some really nice suggestions and variations for running this activity, and I can do little better than to share their thoughts: Depending on ability I give different guidance. For top groups I say how many are incorrect but do not identify which ones and for lower ability I point out the questions they need to work on. Makes for a very fun and competitive lesson. Feel free to make up your own rules to direct the game. I use time outs for cheating (or running!) and give a merit to the pair who has completed the most rounds. For some groups I create an accuracy prize as well so it's not all about speed. Thanks so much for sharing Craig Barton To access the resource and join in the discussion, or to view all the other Maths Resources of the Week in this series, just visit https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/blog/maths
Views: 589 TesWorld
Astute Hoot Reading and Math Strategy Resources
 
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Astute Hoot helps teachers efficiently integrate multiple strategies and effectively differentiate for all learners through an interconnected wrap-around support system of digital resources, hands-on tools and virtual implementation support. This holistic approach has a significant impact on supporting teacher development and student achievement as it addresses the various factors that contribute to positively advancing early literacy and math instruction. Using these resources and tools, the most reluctant students blossom into motivated, enthusiastic learners; make solid connections to the strategies, and most importantly, become proficient readers and mathematicians. These innovative tools awaken the joy of learning and spark enthusiasm in all students while providing research-based resources aligned to K-3 Common Core Standards. Sign up for an Astute Hoot Site License at astutehoot.com
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Teach for understanding: TES Maths Resource of the Week
 
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What is it? I dread to think how many department meetings I have say through over the course of the last 13 years, and likewise what proportion of that time has been spent doing painful admin - filling out forms, checking dates, writing predictions, etc. Bringing meaningful, effective CPD into such meetings can be a tricky business, but this lovely resource offers one possibility. It is called “Teaching for Understanding”, and its stated aim is to encourage discussion amongst maths teachers about how to teach for understanding instead of tricks. A variety of topics are presented, including fractions, indices and negative numbers, and teachers are challenged to write down: 1. The method - the basic approach 2. The understanding - why does the method work? 3. The bigger picture - how and where does this topic fit in the real world application? How can it be used? I am a great believer in the power of habit. Too many times I have seen a good teaching idea, hammered it to death for a couple of weeks, and then never returned to it. Students only really see the benefit once something become habitual. I believe the same is also true for something like this resource. Use it once in a departmental meeting, and you are unlikely to see much long-term benefit.; However, make this a regular part of meetings - it should only take around 10 minutes to fill-in and discuss once colleagues are used to how it works - and the benefits could be significant. It is an opportunity for colleagues of all experiences and backgrounds to share their knowledge, expertise and opinions in a positive, structured way,. And it is fascinating to see the different approaches.I highly recommend giving it a try. Thanks so much for sharing Craig Barton To access the resource and join in the discussion, or to view all the other Maths Resources of the Week in this series, just visit https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/blog/maths
Views: 165 TesWorld
How to Teach Math as a Social Activity
 
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A master teacher in Anchorage, Alaska, establishes a cooperative-learning environment in an upper-elementary classroom. For more information and resources, visit http://www.edutopia.org
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Teachers TV: Primary Maths - Shape and Space
 
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Teachers at Cuffley School share three of their best maths ideas about shape and space. Years 2 and 3 explore the characteristics of different shapes using elastic. Firstly they use elastic bands on their fingers. Then with long pieces of elastic they make large shapes in the classroom using their bodies. At The Wroxham School Year 1 go on a shape hunt. This school has a Jeep on the school field and a motorbike and sidecar in the library! The children are enthused by finding mathematical shapes in the real world. Back at Cuffley School Year 3 are turning 2D in to 3D shapes. Using drinking straws and modelling dough they have to construct 3D shapes from 2D diagrams, drawing on their geometrical knowledge. In the plenary the children play a game where they have to listen to the properties of a shape being described, then guess what 3D shape it is. All the activities in this programme show aspects of geometry, shape and space using creative and absorbing ideas. Licensed to CPD College Ltd.
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What went wrong?: TES Maths Resource of the Week
 
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What is it? I have always been a believer that a sound knowledge of possible students misconceptions is one of the keys to successfully planning and teaching a given topic. When we are aware of potential misconceptions, we can plan for them - arming ourselves with explanations and supporting resources - as opposed to being caught out in the heat of the moment by unexpected errors that we must attempt to diagnose and resolve with 30 expectant faces staring up as us. That is one way this exceptional resource can help. It is a collection of 90 common Key Stage 2 students errors, presented in the format of What Went Wrong? There are some absolute classics here, such as: Rebecca simplifies 4/9 to 2/4.5. What went wrong? Alexia is working out the area of a triangle. She adds the base and height and then multiplies by two. What went wrong? Mohamed is multiplying 10.1 by 100. He says the answer is 10.100. What went wrong? And although this resource has been designed with Key Stage 2 students in mind, I know it will be of great use with my Key Stage 3, and even Key Stage 4, classes. How can it be used? I can see two main uses for this wonderful resource. The first is as a planning tool. It is an excellent way to inform teachers of all experiences - but in particular those who have not been teaching for long - of where students are likely to go wrong. This enables us to plan for these errors. But it can also be used in lessons. Once students have been taught the correct way to do something, and practiced this method, they can then be presented with a selection of misconceptions and challenged to explain what went wrong. This could lead to some fascinating, fruitful discussions, as well as helping students develop the ability to articulate and argue their thoughts about mathematics. But one word of caution - I would be careful to ensure that students have experienced the right way of doing something plenty of times first, otherwise they may be just as likely to remember and reproduce what went wrong as what went right! Thanks so much for sharing Craig Barton To access the resource and join in the discussion, or to view all the other Maths Resources of the Week in this series, just visit https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/blog/maths
Views: 153 TesWorld
Connect 4 Fractions: TES Maths Resource of the Week
 
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To access the resource and join in the discussion, or to view all the other Maths Resources of the Week in this series, just visit https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/blog/maths What is it? Students first encounter operations with fractions in primary school, and yet I have taught many Year 11s who still require practice some seven years later. In such situations, it is important to keep the practice as varied as possible, so that students who have had bad experiences with fractions in the past do not immediately assume that they also will not be able to do it this time around. That is why I love this resource. Students have the opportunity to practice all four operations - first with proper fractions, then with mixed number fractions - in the context of a gem of Connect 4. There is an answer grid provided, but students are not told which answer goes with which question, hence the opponent has every incentive to carefully check their rival’s work. How can it be used? An activity like this would work really well at the end of a unit on fraction operations, or as a revision activity for a class who have studied this in the past. The danger with games is that students think more about the game than the maths involved, but this should not be the case here. Reminding students that they need to check each other’s work is a good way to ensure both parties pay full attention for all of the game, instead of each merely being interested in their own move. I also like to give each student a Calculator Token, which can be exchanged one to check an opponent’s answer. This has the added advantage of encouraging students to carefully consider when best to use this support, which helps them evaluate the complexity of each question. Thanks so much for sharing Craig Barton
Views: 206 TesWorld
GCSE Maths Intervention Pack: TES Maths Resource of the Week
 
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What is it? I often worry about the effectiveness of so-called Intervention in the build up to GCSE. This usually comprises of taking students out of tutor time, or even other subjects, to work in small groups or one-to-one with a teacher or teaching assistant. This is fine, and there is no doubt that any extra help can only be of benefit, but how do we know how effective the intervention has been? This is where this lovely resource, specially on Representing Data, comes into play. Not only does it provide material to use in the intervention session itself (no more frantically searching through textbooks or past papers fro appropriate questions), but also an objective way to measure how successful the intervention has been. How can it be used? There are three parts to this resource, but I am going to make a case for a fourth! There is a pre-test, which is ideal for deciding which students would benefit for the topic-specific intervention. This could be given as a quick in-class assessment, and even marked by the students themselves. Then there is the Intervention Booklet, rammed full of top-quality questions perfectly aligned to the new Maths GCSE. This could be used in the intervention sessions themselves, or taken by the student to complete at home. Finally, there is the post-test to see how much progress the student has made as a result of the intervention. This is a simple, but effective model. My only addition would be a second post-test to be given to the student around three weeks later. This would then enable you as a teacher to see which concepts have truly stuck, as opposed to simply dangling in the student’s short-term memory immediately following the intervention sessions. Such a test could easily be created by manipulating the numbers in the existing post test. Thanks so much for sharing Craig Barton To access the resource and join in the discussion, or to view all the other ROTW in this series, just visit https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/blog/maths
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Getting Started with Lumio - Online Primary Maths Resources
 
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www.lumioeducation.com Lumio is a digital teaching resource that tackles tough maths topics with a unique problem-solving approach. It's accessed by logging in online or in the Lumio app. Fully aligned to the primary school curriculum, Lumio offers hundreds of interactive learning experiences that help you teach concepts and strategies. A powerful educator dashboard provides in-depth reports and customisable assignments. Lumio works on any device to help you raise attainment in maths. Find out more at www.lumioeducation.com
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Teachers TV: Secondary Maths: Problem Solving
 
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In this edition we look at three resources designed to aid the teaching of problem solving. Expert Peter Hall, AST of mathematics from Imberhorne School, East Grinstead, recommends: Mathematical Problem Solving with Interactive Spreadsheets - a CD of programs for the interactive whiteboard Maths Challenge - a website dedicated to the puzzling world of mathematics Aha! - a two volume puzzle book collection by Martin Gardner Roving reporter Matthew Tosh is out and about to see a couple of the resources in action. Meanwhile, Peter and presenter Hermione Cockburn discuss the resources in the in the studio with panellists Dr Catherine Ogden, head of mathematics at Heckmondwike Grammar School in West Yorkshire and Matthew Fry, head of maths at Hextable School in Kent. Licensed to CPD College Ltd.
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Teachers TV- Making Maths Real
 
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The Shanghai Approach to Teaching Maths
 
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Professor Lianghuo Fan (Series Editor of The Shanghai Maths Project) explains the Shanghai Maths approach. Shanghai Maths is a pedagogical approach that Shanghai teachers have developed to help their students learning mathematics in their classrooms. Shanghai's One Lesson, One Exercise series has been continually refined over the last 24 years. It is a whole class teaching method that builds through understanding, develops higher order thinking and is supported by the use of high quality textbooks. Based on maths teaching in Shanghai, The Shanghai Maths Project provides complete coverage of the maths curriculum for England. Discover more at www.collins.co.uk/ShanghaiMaths
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