
What is the best way to reward pupils? In my opinion and from what I have read about in lots of books, praise is one of the best ways to motivate [...]
February 2, 2013

This idea is inspired by the highly recommendable and enjoyable ‘Getting the Buggers to Add Up’ by Mike Ollerton. If you [...]
December 30, 2012

At the beginning of last year I introduced the Math’s Computer Club to my school. I was surprised by how much it took off. The idea: Maths [...]
December 24, 2012

What do your pupils think of Maths? What do their parents think of Maths? What do YOU think of Maths? My memories of primary school maths [...]
November 23, 2012

Shape, Space and Measure is definitely my favourite area of Maths when teaching, so I look forward to teaching construction of triangles. Some [...]
August 26, 2012

I have to be totally honest with you all: I started writing this blog almost two weeks ago, but due to the sheer brilliance of Team GB I have [...]
August 14, 2012

When I was at school, I can’t remember ever using miniwhiteboards but since I started teaching, everyone uses them. They are fantastic for [...]
July 23, 2012

How many of us repeatedly say to our pupils ‘Look around, Maths is everywhere…’? I do, very often. I am a keen [...]
July 16, 2012

When I was at university, I fought and fought against following the masses and creating a Facebook for myself. I caved. But since then I have [...]
July 14, 2012

So I have been meaning to create a blog or website about Maths for two years. I even went as far as buying ‘Web design all in one for [...]
July 13, 2012