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Plan your own creative maths lessons
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I just wanted to say how much I appreciate your website. It is such a great resource and a great help to a not-very-maths confident subject leader. I keep discovering amazing and super helpful gems and wanted to say thank you!    Maths Subject Leader, North London

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Latest maths news...

Clearing out the cupboards - make the most of old maths books
Clearing out the cupboards - make the most of old maths books
The end of the summer term is often a time for a thorough sort of your maths cupboards and resources. I heard from a past Warwick PGCE student last week and she was doing just that as a new maths subject leader. She had found some 'Broadbent Maths Boxes' that she was going to share with staff and it made me think that there are a lot of resources and books that are worth using, even if a few years old.
 
Football - using the beautiful game as a context for teaching maths
Football - using the beautiful game as a context for teaching maths
Every two years or so I give lots of football related maths ideas to teachers. This is basically to coincide with the Euros or the World Cup when I always get excited and ultimately feel deflated. But perhaps not this year!

To help you with some ideas, here are the 'Top 5' football maths articles that I've written in the past.
 
Enlarging shapes to explore their properties
Enlarging shapes to explore their properties
A good way for children to understand the properties of polygons is to construct them precisely and accurately. Using a sharp pencil, a ruler and a protractor to draw and measure different shapes, they can then compare and ask questions about them. One issue with this for teachers is that progression in geometry is not clear, often because of the difficulty in breaking down the broad statements in the NC Programmes of Study. My Small Steps of Progression for geometry may help, which is followed by an 'enlarging shapes' activity.
 
Ratio and egg sandwiches - give it a try for Easter
Ratio and egg sandwiches - give it a try for Easter
Teaching ratio is better understood when demonstrated, so start with a practical activity of making egg sandwiches and watch the maths roll on. This could be part of a themed maths week for Easter and include other challenges too. It also shows that maths is useful in everyday life and how ratios are used in cafes and kitchens to calculate quantities of ingredients. 
 


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