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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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5 reasons why new summative times tables tests won't help pupil's progress

Why standardised times tables tests at KS2 primary level will only reinforce a fixed mindset and negatively impact pupil progress.

By James Clark

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Get set for International Women's Day: Topical Maths [4]

International Women's Day Maths lessons and activities to bring purpose and context to Key Stage 2 Maths in your primary school; fourth in a series of blogs on calendar-based events.

By Ellie McCann

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Maths activities to use with mixed ability groupings in primary

You’ve read the research, you’ve talked to your colleagues and you know that mixed ability grouping is probably the next step, but how will it work in Maths lessons?

By Jodie Lopez

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Talking in Maths [Part 2] 5 tested ways to engage lower ability pupils

Do you sometimes struggle to engage lower ability or bottom set pupils in Maths talk and expressing their reasoning? You’re not alone if you do.

By Ellie McCann

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9 easy ways to engage every parent with their child's success

Research shows that parental involvement in their children’s education is positively related to achievement: children of parents who take an interest in their education make greater progress

By Ellie McCann

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Teaching bottom set Maths- aiming for outstanding

“Are we bottom set?” is a question that every teacher has heard and is usually followed by other questions such as “how do I move up a set?” and “why is this group so small?”

By Catherine Tighe

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How 1-to-1 tuition can help pupils develop a Growth Mindset

Listen to any recording of our 3,500 hours of online Maths tuition each week, and you’ll notice how much interaction there is between tutor and pupil during the lesson.

By Valentino Salvato

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3 KS2 SATs Practice Papers

Get ready for 2017 Maths SATs: 1 Arithmetic & 2 Reasoning tests & mark schemes in the set