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Easter Awesomeness for Maths Teachers – Education Article

A couple of years ago I went to BCME for the first time. I loved it! Having been a regular Saturday-maths-conference-goer for a few years, it was my first big residential maths conference. It was a totally different experience to one day events. I enjoyed the social stuff (we won the quiz! I may have mentioned that a few times…) and I also liked the pace. One day conferences can be intense – I feel like I rush around all day…

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#1MinCPD: New Education Inspection Framework! – Education Article

#1MinCPD: New Education Inspection Framework! | TeacherToolkit 22nd May 201922nd May 2019 Hanna Beech 585 Views #EIF2019, Curriculum, Deep Dive, Education Inspection Framework, Grading Schools, Impact, Implementation, Intent, Ofsted, Quality of Education, School Inspections, Short Inspections Reading Time: 1 minute Do you need a brief overview of some of the key points from the Education Inspection Framework (2019)? Here are a few highlights to keep you in the school inspection loop – there will be no ‘deep diving’! The 4-point…

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Resourceaholic: Marvellous Maths Teaching – Education Article

I have exciting news! I’m teaming up with Craig Barton to deliver a brand new training course for maths teachers this October. ‘Marvellous Maths Teaching’ offers a full day of high quality maths CPD. Your school or college will only have to pay £90 + booking fee to send you on this course, which makes it an absolute bargain – many other one day training courses are considerably more expensive. Even better, we’re running both a Northern Leg (at the…

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My Top 4 Education Podcasts – Education Article

Reading Time: 3 minutes What education-podcasts do you follow? Podcasts are perfect for learning on the go. They make information personal and they are convenient and easy to consume. As well as these top recommendations, don’t forget to listen to the weekly Teacher Toolkit podcasts. Teachers have always enjoyed a healthy discussion and debate about pedagogy and practice, whether it be in the staffroom at break time, the yard at lunchtime or in CPD sessions after school. With the advances…

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#ATMMA19 – Education Article

This week I spent four days at the ATM-MA Conference. It was great! I went to a wide variety of sessions and have come home with a lot to reflect on. In my current role (working mainly to improve Year 11 results) I feel like I’ve started to lose sight of what mathematics teaching is all about. Next year I’ll be teaching only Year 7 and 8 and am looking forward to trying some new approaches. This This is only…

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#1MinCPD: Time Making Tips For Times Tables – Education Article

Reading Time: 1 minute How well do your pupils know their times tables? Knowing your times tables is a maths non-negotiable for all pupils. Try these top tips for nailing times tables in your classroom. 1. Allocate time Without regular dedicated time, learning of times tables will be limited, so if you’re serious about improving recall, get times tables timetabled! 2. Go slow to start Pupils need to feel some level of success to be motivated so it might be…

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#1minCPD: Raising Aspirations | TeacherToolkit – Education Article

#1minCPD: Raising Aspirations | TeacherToolkit | UK Education Blog Reading Time: 1 minute Want to encourage your pupils to aim high? Although many young people have huge aspirations, there is often a still a deep disconnect between socially deprived pupils and aiming high. Here’s one way to raise aspirations for those who don’t seem… This is only a snippet…

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