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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:

Recent Project Data:

2021: This graph shows the PAT M gains for every tailored project we ran in 2021 compared with their baseline PAT M data.

On average, the 2935 students across all our projects grew by 40% more than in their baseline year (P<0.05). This graph contains data for 16 schools.

In 2022, over 80% of our project schools have received their best NAPLAN results compared to national in at least 5 years.

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Sequential Lesson plans and Printable Tasks for all year levels:

Printable activities with differentiated lesson plans include Journal problems for introducing new concepts through problem-solving and addressing misconceptions, as well as Blast activities for using questioning to build the deep understanding necessary to develop mathematically. Additional fluency tasks and games help students to develop skills.

We provide criteria sheets, assessment schedules and explanations in both teacher and parent-friendly language on the Lessons page for each year level. Moderation tasks are also included for taking base-line, mid-year and end-year standardised assessments.  These tasks are designed to pinpoint growth in problem-solving, reasoning and understanding.

Investigations for Multiple Levels and Student-Friendly Extension Tasks:

Students come to our classes at multiple levels. Remember to check out the engaging, real-life investigations and extension tasks at the bottom of the Lessons page for each year level. Remember that these tasks differentiate across at least three year levels – so check out the other year levels as well.

ALL NEW for 2023! Professional Learning Videos:

With over 25 hours of free professional learning videos for members, Back to Front Maths provides teachers with targeted learning in a range of topics to exactly suit your needs. Make a strong start to the year, deal with difficult situations and increase your own content knowledge.