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10 ways to use dominoes in your mathematics classroom

Recent years have seen a rise in popularity of certain manipulatives, including Cuisenaire rods and algebra tiles, while other manipulatives have a tendency to gather dust in the maths department store cupboard. Dominoes, for example, are often over looked.We think it’s time to dust off the dominoes and dive in with these domino-based classroom activities...

Building confidence as a newly qualified mathematics teacherMY205

Join us to explore what makes good mathematics teaching. Suitable for teachers of mathematics who are in the early years of their teaching career, explore a range of teaching strategies to help engage and inspire students during your first teaching post. We will look at questioning, promoting positive behaviour,...

Placement: University of LincolnTY856

Location: University of Lincon, School of Engineering, Isaac Newton Building, University of Lincoln, Lincoln, LN6 7TS Five day placements are available during term times. Exact dates can be found at https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/abouttheuniversity/calendar/ Each placement is supported by a £1000 ENTHUSE bursary. To...

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...

Focus on Employability: an insight into industry at BP

 In July 2015, after teaching had finished, I was lucky enough to take part in the STEM Insight scheme, Insight into industry, run by the National STEM Learning Centre and Network.Insight into industry aims to give teachers some time (two weeks in my case) to immerse themselves in the day-to-day life of some of the country’s most well-known industrial...

Placement: Defence Science and Technology LaboratoryTY842

Location: Porton Down, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 0JQ Five day placements are available with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) at their Portin Down site supported by £1000 of ENTHUSE bursary funding. To express your interest in a placement, please complete this form and send it to: insight@stem.org....

Let’s celebrate our apprentices

There are lots of reasons to employ an apprentice, but many businesses are not aware of the breadth of apprenticeship frameworks available.It is not just construction industry apprenticeships these days; pretty much every sector has a number of options available. More importantly, lots of businesses are unaware of the skills, vitality, ideas and energy...

STEM Insight: University of SheffieldTY845

Location: University of Sheffield, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, Mappin Building, Mappin Street. S1 3JD Five day placements are available during term times. Exact dates can be found at https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/about/dates Each placement is supported by a £1,000 ENTHUSE bursary. To express your...

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