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Adding and Subtracting in Standard form

Students learn how to use non-calculator methods to solve addition and subtraction problems involving standard f...
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Adding Fractions using a Fraction Wall

Students learn how to add fractions with different denominators using equivalent fraction diagrams.  As learning...
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Addition and Subtraction with Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Students learn how to perform addition and subtraction with fractions and mixed numbers.  As learning progresses...
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Students learn how to perform addition with decimal numbers using place value and the column method.  Number pyr...
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Students learn how to perform addition with negative numbers  Later in the lesson they are challenged to work wi...
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Alternative Number Systems

Students investigate alternative number systems including the Roman and Egyptian systems.  Less able students cr...
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Calculating a Percentage Change

Students learn about calculating a percentage change using a decimal multiplier.  Learning progresses from findi...
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Calculating a Repeated Percentage Change

Students learn how to calculate a repeated percentage change using decimal multipliers.  As learning progresses ...
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Calculating a Simple Interest in Financial Mathematics

Students learn about calculating a simple interest in financial mathematics. Learning progresses from calculatin...
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Calculating Fractions of an Amount

Students learn about calculating fractions of an amount using both diagrams and written methods.The start of...
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Calculating Speed, Distance and Time

Using ratio notation students learn how to calculate the speed when given distance and time.  As learning progre...
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Calculations with Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Students apply their learning with fractions and mixed numbers to solve a wide range of calculations with fracti...
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Comparing Fractions with Different Denominators

Using a fraction wall and equivalent fractions students learn about comparing fractions with different denominat...
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Comparing Positive and Negative Numbers

Students learn about comparing positive and negative numbers and calculating the difference between the two.  Th...
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Comparing the size of numbers

Students learn about comparing the size of numbers using the place value table.  They use greater and less than ...
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Converting between fractions, decimals and percentages

>Using the place value table and equivalent fractions students learn about converting between fractions, deci...

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Surface Area of Cylinders

When I teach how to find the surface area of cylinders I like to add a constant level of challenge and enjoyment to the lesson.  Rather than repetitively calculating the surface area of a cylinder I introduce more complex cylindrical shapes. How to find the Surface Area of Cylinders To find the surface area of […]

Teaching Mathematics for a Growth Mindset

Inspiring students to enjoy maths and feel the success that comes with attempting a difficult challenge is why I teach.  The feeling of success is addictive.  The more students experience it the more they want it and the further out of their comfort zone they are willing to go to get more of it.  Teaching […]

Equation of Straight Line Graphs

To find the equation of straight line graphs students need to calculate the gradient using two pairs of coordinates and the intercept which is the y value of where it crosses the vertical axis.  Examiner’s reports of past exam questions show students are more able to find the intercept of a straight line than they […]