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10 ways to use dominoes in your mathematics classroom

We think it’s time to dust off the dominoes and dive in with these domino-based classroom activities.

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Issue 11 STEM Learning magazine

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Using Geoboards to develop mathematical thinking

Consider how to support and build students’ thinking as they approach mathematical problems.

Maths CPD

Why CPD is invaluable

Elliott Wade tells us why CPD has been invaluable to him.

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Maths subject knowledge: proportional reasoning

Online CPD to support proportional reasoning, and the use of ratios in the mathematics curriculum.

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Winners of the 2018 ENTHUSE Celebration Awards

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Secondary Mathematics

Welcome to resources, professional development, news and opinions specially selected for mathematics teachers. Join in the discussion with our community group.

Featured Resources

Place Value

Students are required to be secure in the notion of place value in order to deal confidently with decimals, ordering numbers and comparing numbers. This resource package contains a variety of resources to support the teaching and learning of using place value, including decimals, measures and for any size of...
Publication date:
13 April 2016

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Perimeter and area of shapes

Students need to be aware of the difference in meaning between perimeter and area and appreciate that shapes with the same perimeter can have different areas and vice-versa. Students also need to be aware of the relationship between perimeter and circumference. This resources package contains a variety of...
Publication date:
27 July 2018

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Algebraic Notation

I always consider algebra to be like learning a language. Students need to be familiar with, and confident using, the correct notation. This resource list contains activities that are designed for students to read and interpret algebraic notation, express known relations algebraically within and outside mathematics...
Publication date:
16 December 2015

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Maths subject knowledge: proportional reasoningNE204

Proportional reasoning, and the use of ratios, is required across different areas of the mathematics curriculum. It is essential to many areas of science and technology and is used in a range of real-world situations in both life and work. On this self-paced, online subject knowledge course, we explore a number of...

Developing shared approaches to maths in science and science in mathsMY219

There is significant overlap between science and mathematics curricula, but students’ experience of shared topics is often very different in the two subjects. Are applications from science regularly used to explore concepts in maths lessons? Are the mathematical techniques that students learn in science developed...

Using manipulatives to enhance understanding in secondary mathematicsMY210

Encourage active learning in secondary mathematics lessons with the use of manipulatives. Manipulatives - or “objects to think with - include counters, interlocking cubes, Cuisenaire rods and tiles etc. Research suggests that their use is beneficial to mathematical understanding, and can help students with retention...

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