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To Chunk or Not to Chunk?

This article, from the Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM) publication ‘Mathematics Teaching’, and is taken from MT227. Ian Thompson reviews the evidence of effective practice in the teaching of early arithmetic found by Ofsted and published in the document...

STEM learning: primary - autumn 2015

The Primary STEM Learning Autumn magazine is an excellent read for Primary Schools Teachers. Articles include, spooky STEM activities to do for Halloween, how to incorporate science into mathematics and English lessons, and everything you will need to know about British astronaut Tim Peake blasting off into Space...

Doing and Construing

This article, from the Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM) publication ‘Mathematics Teaching’, is written by Pete Griffin and taken from MT227.

The notion of ‘understanding’ and its place in the learning process is often placed in sharper focus when considered in the context of learning and teaching...

Developing Mathematics Out-Of-Doors

This article, from the Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM) publication ‘Mathematics Teaching’, and is taken from MT180.

Judith Steven and Kym Scott argue the importance that primary school teachers plan activities for children’s mathematical development out-of-doors. The activities should be...

Two Little Lines

This article, from the Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM) publication ‘Mathematics Teaching’, and is taken from MT224.

Victoria Tilley discusses the equals sign. Starting with the history of the equals sign, Victoria proceeds by describing her study of how primary school aged students interpret the...

Tasks and Their Place in Mathematics Teaching and Learning

This article, from the Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM) publication ‘Mathematics Teaching’, and is taken from MT231.

Jenni Back, Colin Foster, Jo Tomalin, John Mason, Malcolm Swan and Anne Watson set out to resolve the issue of ‘Tasks and their place in mathematics teaching and learning’ by ‘...

Time and Money

This resource, aimed at early years and lower primary, contains an interactive spreadsheet designed to illustrate teaching points on the topics of time and money. Ideal for use with the whole class at the start or end of a lesson it provides screens on the following:

Days of the week...

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