I think in terms of introducing angles compass work is a great route. Games can be created round compasses where 3 students stand at the centre and the whole class has to stand at different positions. Every time the students guess an angle that is right the whole class can move. The person whose positionContinue reading “Compasses Are Just Great”

# Category Archives: Equipment

## Giant Maths Mats Can Get Kids Outside

## Visual Card Play Works

I think that card play works best when the information is presented in different formats i.e. The fraction drawing and the fraction number. Working between formats increase the understanding of the concept

## Teaching Time Needs Hands on Play

Should every playground have a clock face?

## Maths Balance is a Must!

The sense that the equal sign “=” means that the two sides are balanced is the most key concept in Maths. The golden rule in manipulating maths is: ” What you do to one side you to do the other”. I find this concept is poorly understood even by middle ability y11 students; this leadsContinue reading “Maths Balance is a Must!”