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researchED Maths and Science 2016
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researchED Maths and Science 2016

People rave about Tom Bennett’s researchED events so I was very pleased when he announced a conference devoted to maths and science. I am a staunch advocate of subject specific development for teachers – I find that generic training (the type delivered at school INSETs – ‘how to differentiate’, ‘how to do AfL’, ‘ideas for revision’) is rarely of direct relevance to maths teachers.

The programme

Ten things you should know about dinner ladies
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Ten things you should know about dinner ladies

Ok, so straight up – the first thing you should know is that they’re not dinner ladies, they’re ‘lunchtime supervisors’, okay? One of the best bits of advice I could ever give to a trainee teacher or to an NQT would be to make sure that you make friends with all of the different support [&hellip

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Share the love

I think of myself as being really fortunate to have been blogging like I have for such a long time. I look back at the things I’ve done, the people I’ve worked with, the impact I’ve had and I feel really proud. When I first started out sharing like I do, I really did suffer [&hellip

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5 Maths Gems #57
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5 Maths Gems #57

This is my 57th update from the world of Maths EduTwitter. If you’re not a tweeter, or if you’re wondering whether you’ve missed anything, here’s a summary of some of the latest ideas and resources for teaching maths.

1. Artful Maths
Clarissa Grandi (@c0mplexnumber) has created the delightful website artfulmaths.com. It provides resources and inspiration so that children can experience the

6 apps with lots of ideas for learning in 7 minutes
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6 apps with lots of ideas for learning in 7 minutes

I discussed recently with someone that my blog was more about sharing technology ideas than a resource but they argued back that whilst much of what I write about it recommendations for tools that will work in the classroom, the resources and ideas that spark from the ideas shared here are really worthwhile. I guess [&hellip

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Useful GCSE Questions from Linked Pair Papers
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Useful GCSE Questions from Linked Pair Papers

If you attended any training on the new GCSE last summer then you may have been advised to look through Linked Pair papers for questions on new GCSE topics. It’s a nice idea, but what teacher has time to trawl through past exam papers?

A year later, I’ve now taught Linked Pair (for the first and last time) so I have a better idea of whether the Linked Pair papers are actually helpful. Before you

5 Maths Gems #56
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5 Maths Gems #56

This is my 56th update from the world of Maths EduTwitter. If you’re not a tweeter, or if you’re wondering whether you’ve missed anything, here’s a summary of some of the latest ideas and resources for teaching maths.

1. Euro 2016 Maths
@dooranran makes lovely maths resources. I think teachers will really like the activities he has prepared for Euro 2016. Topics include vectors, Pythagoras,

#PoundlandPedagogy of Apps
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#PoundlandPedagogy of Apps

What is #PoundlandPedagogy? #PoundlandPedagogy has become a popular teaching and learning phenomenon.  The hashtag was originally created by the lovely Isabella Wallace and you can find lots of teaching and learning resources on Twitter using this hashtag. The idea is where teachers use everyday items that can be purchased from a pound shop, and use them in [&hellip

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How to transform how students showcase their learning
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How to transform how students showcase their learning

It’s no secret that I’ve been a fan of the three great Adobe apps; Slate, Voice and Post for some time now. Just when I thought things couldn’t get any better, along comes Adobe Spark. Adobe have rebranded three of my favourite apps for publishing, Adobe Spark Page (formerly Adobe Slate), Adobe Spark Video (formerly Adobe [&hellip

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