# Dr. Sugata Mitra’s top tips for maths teachers: Q & A

Award winning educational researcher, Dr. Sugata Mitra provides tips on how teachers can prepare for the digital future of maths learning in this exclusive Q&A piece.

# Supporting maths teaching at home and school

MyMaths is an easy-to-use online subscription for teaching and learning primary maths. Accessible anywhere with an internet connection, it is an invaluable tool for working both remotely and in the classroom. A subscription gives your school access to hundreds of mathematically rich, engaging activities with automated marking and results tracking. Here are five reasons to sign […]

# Getting started with Numicon for Early Years

My name is Hayley, and I’ve been an Early Years educator for 11 years. I also became a teacher 2 years ago. I run the @allaboutearlyyears account on Instagram, where I share early educational activities. I am continually amazed by the range of mathematical skills children are expected to learn so early in their lives. However, […]

# Developing diverse classroom conversation

By Mike Askew Visiting a school once to observe a maths lesson, I arrived just before the end of the previous literacy lesson. The class had just read a chapter of a book and were engaged in a lively conversation about a character’s motivation. The teacher skillfully orchestrated the children, helping them to articulate their […]

# Inspire Maths and MyMaths case study | Winterbourne Junior Girls’ School

Lucy Durrant, Assistant Head Teacher and Maths Lead at Winterbourne Junior Girls’ School in Croydon, tells us about how she and her colleagues use Inspire Maths and MyMaths to support their maths teaching. Tell us a bit about your school. Winterbourne Junior Girls’ School is a junior school in Croydon with over 270 pupils. In 2015 Ofsted rated […]

# The problems of problem-solving

In my last blog I set a task, which was to find out and explain what happens in this situation: Given a set of consecutive natural numbers from 1 to 2n, choose any n of them. Arrange these n numbers in ascending order. Next to them, in one-to-one correspondence, arrange the remaining numbers in descending […]

# Singapore Maths: Improving pupils’ outcomes

“All Asians are good at Maths!” We hear that often enough. The debate on the political correctness of this all-too-familiar banter is not the subject of this discussion. The fact is that many Asian countries such as South Korea, China and Singapore have excelled in many of the Mathematics tests, surveys and Olympiads yearly. It makes sense to pick […]

# Now you see it; now you don’t

I presented some visual approaches in an earlier blog called ‘Finding Nemo’ and I am now going to elaborate one of the ideas to show the value of looking at a mathematical structure in different ways.  Each of these needs learners to ‘see’ the diagram or expression in one way, and then in another way. […]