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Happy Holidays! Third Space Topical Maths Spring-term 2017 Roundup

See what schools sent in to Third Space Learning this spring with our KS2 Topical Maths Spring series round-up. Are you in our line up?

By David Leighton

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To TeachMeet or not to TeachMeet: Why networking is essential to good teaching practice

What networking events are there across the UK for your CPD development? A how to on choosing the right one for you.

By Sophie Waterman-Smith

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Prepare for KS2 SATs like a pro: Your 5 step holiday plan

With Easter approaching, here is all the advice you need for Year 6 teachers and pupils to ensure a positive and stress-free start to KS2 SATs preparation.

By That Boy Can Teach

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Easter Maths KS2 activities for the end of Lent! Topical Maths [8]

Bring purpose and context to Key Stage 2 Maths in your primary school with our Lent-based maths investigations; eighth in a series of blogs linking classroom KS2 Maths lessons and resources to topical, calendar-based events.

By David Leighton

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Maths at home: 5 ways to increase parental engagement in Maths

Sophie Waterman-Smith provides some top tips for engaging parents and carers in their child's mathematical learning, and having fun while they do it!

By Sophie Waterman-Smith

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9 game-changing teacher tips I learnt from Primary Rocks Live 2017

Sophie Waterman-Smith's take on PrimaryRocks 17, including top tips from famous pedagogs such as Paul Dix and Allana Gay.

By Sophie Waterman-Smith

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Give numeracy a Red Nose: Topical Maths [7]

Bring purpose and context to Key Stage 2 Maths in your primary school with our Red Nose Day maths investigations; seventh in a series of blogs linking classroom KS2 Maths lessons and resources to topical, calendar-based events.

By David Leighton

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What the best schools do to make effective use of their teaching assistants

John Dabell discusses managing TAs (or 'the unsung heroes') for vibrant, coordinated partnerships that help Primary pupils make progress most effectively.

By John Dabell

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How to teach place value for KS2 interventions - Maths Bootcamp [4]

Step by step guidance to help you run KS2 interventions for Year 5 or Year 6 fixing common Place Value misconceptions such as carrying and exchanging, estimation, and faulty mental Maths.

By Pete Richardson

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Get to grips with KS2 Maths problem solving: The Ultimate Guide...

Are your KS2 Maths pupils struggling with problem solving? Here are the key problem solving and reasoning techniques to try, all aligned to Ofsted strategies.

By John Dabell

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