What is a resource? We talk about resources all the time, how useful they are and how they impact upon learning, but we don’t actually talk about what they are! Are they books? Are they worksheets? Are they games? Are they blocks? Truth is, resources are whatever you and most importantly your child needs themContinue reading “Explore Maths: Explore Resources”

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## Maths isn’t all about numbers!

Why is maths so confusing? I have been asked this question so many times in the past month I thought I would blog about it. Maths itself isn’t what confuses us. The processes and methods that we are taught can be confusing, maybe because the method is new, relies on other knowledge being in placeContinue reading “Maths isn’t all about numbers!”

## One Size Fits All?

Have you ever stood in front of the revision guides in WHSmith’s or scrolled through the Amazon pages and been at a loss as to what to pick? I remember when I was doing my GCSE’s and I struggled with aspects of maths, I just couldn’t make it stick. I asked my parents if IContinue reading “One Size Fits All?”

## Robots, Mindset and More

What a week it has been, reduced teaching for the holidays has meant increased creativity for resources and projects. Last week I hinted at a fractions project that I am undertaking, this week I have advanced from planning stages to writing stages. I have spoken to many of my students to get their input andContinue reading “Robots, Mindset and More”

## Spring has Sprung

The changing of the clocks may have cost me an hours precious sleep, but, it did bring with it some much needed sunshine. It was lovely to finish teaching each evening and still have some daylight left. This weekend I have even managed some time out in the garden, repotting some plants. This got meContinue reading “Spring has Sprung”

## #wins #awards

What a week last wee was! I taught time to quadratic equations and all that’s in between, it has been an amazingly varied week. My students have been as awesome as ever, the end of term always highlights just how amazing they are. Many schools have reports, awards and the dreaded tests. This terms soContinue reading “#wins #awards”

## Maths and Dyscalculia

Compared to many neurodiversity’s, dyscalculia is in its infancy. There is evidence to suggest that around 5% of the UK population are living with dyscalculia, many of whom are unaware. Due to the infancy, dyscalculia is very rarely discussed and diagnostic testing is difficult to come by. This blog will break down dyscalculia in anContinue reading “Maths and Dyscalculia”

## Maths and ASD

A popular misconception is that everyone with ASD is excellent at maths and science. A 2013 study supports this idea by suggesting that children with ASD may have some cognitive strengths that boost their mathematical ability. Typically, those with ASD, use parts of the brain to solve maths problems that their peers don’t often use.Continue reading “Maths and ASD”

## Maths and ADHD

How do ADHD and Maths cope in the same space? An overview and strategies to help.

## Maths Anxiety…An Update

I have been touched by how many of you have maths anxious children and were in need of some support. Our Free Guide has been very popular, with downloads occurring each week, more so since lockdown began once again. It struck me how many people live with maths anxiety, children and adults. I then realisedContinue reading “Maths Anxiety…An Update”