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### Great ideas for enabling prompts or lifelines

Enabling prompts or life lines are a fantastic way of helping students who are stuck to get started. They do not reduce the complexity of the question, but they do help kids

### Making a physical pie chart in three ways

Pie charts are an awesome way of linking statistics, fractions and angles, however they can often be difficult for students to really understand. Here are a few simple ideas to

### Teaching how to read analog clocks with ease… including a video for parents

While it may sound counter-intuitive, the easiest way to learn to tell the time is to remove the minute hand altogether! Check out the video, try the task, and remember

### Hundreds chart jigsaw puzzle

Hundreds charts are great for connecting tens and ones. Why not turn one into a jigsaw puzzle to use in rotation groups? A template is below. Instructions: Photocopy this puzzle

### Conspiracy theories, misconceptions and why students forget

Misconceptions in maths behave an awful lot like conspiracy theories Conspiracy theories exist to some extent in all societies and are seemingly at odds with what we think we know

### ‘Make Ten’ – a cooperative card game for years F-7

Make ten is my all-time favourite maths game that kids of different levels can enjoy together. Here’s how to play along with some variations. How to play Make Ten Basics:

### Nine great ways to use dice to build number understanding and fluency

Dice are fantastic for simple mental maths exercises! Here are a few simple ideas for games that work to build fluency with operations from the Fluency Tasks members section of

### Formative assessment, developmental stages and starting the year well

The goal of formative assessment should always be to find out what each student NEEDS next, rather than focusing on identifying what they already know. When we truly know

### Numeracy ideas across the curriculum

We often hear that numeracy, like literacy, is everyone’s business. With that in mind, here are a few of my favourite ideas for opportunities to emphasise numeracy within specialist lessons.

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### Building retention and fluency with flexibility

While fluency is not the be all and end all of maths, having a bank of known facts and strategies that you can use efficiently, accurately, appropriate and flexibly is

### Mathsbusters: experimenting to bust misconceptions

>> Introducing conceptual change programs Let’s face it – nobody likes being wrong.  Not kids, and not us.  So, when maths becomes all about the right answers, that makes it

### Intervention that works webinar

Please find a free hour-long PD video below on what works and does not work in intervention. It’s an important one, so make time to check it out. Remember to