• Educational: Mathematics & numeracy: times tables
      April 2012

      The Mighty Multiples Times Table Challenge

      A Fun, Interactive and Fresh Way to Learn the Times Tables

      by Hannah Smart

      It's not enough just to be able to say the times tables parrot-style. In order to for children to progress with maths they not only need to be able to recite their tables, they also need to understand what it means to multiply and divide and be able to use their tables to solve problems. Use The Mighty Multiples Times Table Challenge to make learning the times tables fun, interactive and practical! Fun - enjoyable activities engage children in their learning Interactive - a visual, auditory, kinaesthetic approach to learning the times tables, to appeal to all children, whatever their learning style: Visual - sporty characters associated with each times table, visual grouping sheets, number fans, 100 boards, bingo games Auditory - listen to the songs and poems on the CD Kinaesthetic - Activities to enable you to jump and leap your way through the times tables! Links to PE and the Olympics! Practical - tried and tested method that really works Integral problem solving - so children learn to use and apply their times tables in real life situations Fresh - a new integrated approach - lots of practical multiplication and division activities so children gain full understanding. In-built motivational rewards, badges and certificates A-- How long will it take for your pupils to achieve their Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum Awards? Contains everything you need - from group games, number fans, visual grouping activities to songs, poems and assessment activities (all easily accessed on the CD-rom) Suggestions for starting a Mighty Multiples Club - a great way to raise the profile of maths across the school. Links to home - Tip sheets for parents for use at the park, while shopping and in the car - make times tables relevant to everyday life.

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      Mathemateg Cynradd Caergrawnt

      Cambridge Primary Mathematics.

      by Roy Edwards

    • Educational: Mathematics & numeracy

      Hwyl Gyda Rhifau

      Fun With Numbers

      by Elin Meek

      The seventh book in the 'Help Your Child' series, being an illustrated educational volume of puzzles and entertaining activities to assist children with their learning. This book looks at numeracy, concentrating on numbers 1-12. Suitable for children aged 3-7 years.

    • Educational: Mathematics & numeracy

      Mathemateg Cynradd Caergrawnt

      by Roy Edwards

    • Educational: Mathematics & numeracy

      Mathemateg Cynradd Caergrawnt

      by Roy Edwards

    • Educational: Mathematics & numeracy

      Hwyl Gyda Rhifo

      Posau Rhifo I Blant Bach

      by Siân Lewis

    • Teaching of a specific subject

      How to Be Brilliant at Shape and Space

      by Beryl Webber

      How to be Brilliant at Shape and Space contains 40 reproducible worksheets designed to improve Key Stage 2 (KS2) pupils' understanding of shape, their understanding of position and movement and their understanding of measure. Pupils will learn about angles, nets, Platonic solids, parallel line and symmetry.

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      How to Sparkle at Addition and Subtraction to 20

      by Moira Wilson

      How to Sparkle at Addition and Subtraction to 20 contains 40 reproducible illustrated worksheets for use in Key Stage 1 (KS1). These high interest activities will help develop your pupils' addition and subtraction skills.

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      How to Sparkle at Number Bonds

      by Beryl Webber

      How to Sparkle at Number Bonds contains 40 reproducible worksheets for use in Key Stage 1 (KS1). Your pupils will learn to do fast and accurate mental calculations using these attractive, enjoyable sheets.

    • Teaching of a specific subject

      Improving Numeracy through Spreadsheets

      by Robert Sykes

      The worksheets in Improving Numeracy through Spreadsheets will help to improve Key Stage 2 (KS2) pupils' numeracy skills, at the same time as teaching them some of the basic skills of using spreadsheets. The worksheets can be used to enhance or introduce topic-based work in mathematics, as a springboard to open ended ICT investigation work or simply as a confidence boosting exercise for pupils keen to learn about the workings of their computer.

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      How to Dazzle at Maths Crosswords, Book 1

      by Neale Blincoe

      How to Dazzle at Maths Crosswords, Book 1 is an innovative book of reproducible maths crosswords which allows you to set differentiated tasks without the burden of marking sets of different answers. They will drastically cut down your preparation and marking time and give your pupils differentiated maths work that's fun to do and really develops their numeracy skills. The 40 crosswords cover all aspects of numeracy from level 1 to level 7 of the National Curriculum.

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      Christmas Activities for KS1 Maths

      by Irene Yates

      Christmas Activities for KS1 Maths contains fun festive mathematical activities, designed harness children's enthusiasm at this exciting time of the year and keep them on task. The activities are linked to the National Numeracy Strategy targets, so integrating them into your planning is easy. Reception children will practise counting from left to right and add one on to help Santa load his sleigh. Year 1 children will sort toys into pairs and estimate the number of stars. Year 2 children will have the opportunity to learn about money when buying presents and can practise counting back in 10s with starry numbers. Now you can exploit the children's natural enthusiasm for the season and inspire them to create especially good work with this bank of fun, stimulating ideas and activities; so you can all enjoy the run-up to Christmas!

    • Educational: Mathematics & numeracy

      Christmas Activities for KS2 Maths

      by Irene Yates

      Christmas Activities for KS2 Maths contains fun festive mathematical activities, designed harness children's enthusiasm at this exciting time of the year and keep them on task. The activities are linked to the National Numeracy Strategy targets, so integrating them into your planning is easy. The fun activities will help reinforce children's knowledge of number bonds, increase their understanding of fractions and percentages, and give them practise calculating the areas of 2-D shapes. Now you can exploit the children's natural enthusiasm for the season and inspire them to create especially good work with this bank of fun, stimulating ideas and activities-- so you can all enjoy the run-up to Christmas!

    • Education

      Maths Problem Solving, Year 5

      by Catherine Yemm

      Maths Problem Solving, Year 5 is the fifth book in a six-book series that has been written for teachers to use during the numeracy lesson. The sheets provide opportunities for making decisions, reasoning about numbers and shapes and solving real life problems. Differentiated sheets makes it easy to use the sheets in a mixed-ability classroom. The length of the problems are varied with short, medium and more extended problems for children to solve. The problems on each page are mixed so the children do not assume that the solution process is the same each time, but have to understand the problem. They are varied in their complexity and are presented in a meaningful, age-appropriate manner with topics the children will find relevant.

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      Maths Problem Solving, Year 6

      by Catherine Yemm

      Maths Problem Solving, Year 6 is the sixth book in a six-book series that has been written for teachers to use during the numeracy lesson. The sheets provide opportunities for making decisions, reasoning about numbers and shapes and solving real life problems. Differentiated sheets makes it easy to use the sheets in a mixed-ability classroom. The length of the problems are varied with short, medium and more extended problems for children to solve. The problems on each page are mixed so the children do not assume that the solution process is the same each time, but have to understand the problem. They are varied in their complexity and are presented in a meaningful, age-appropriate manner with topics the children will find relevant.

    • Educational: Mathematics & numeracy

      How to Dazzle at Written Calculations

      by Beryl Webber

      How to Dazzle at Written Calculations contains 43 reproducible ideas for use with lower learners at Key Stage 3 (KS3) who are working at levels 2-3 of the National Curriculum. The tasks are varied and teach pupils to understand written methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in a range of contexts.

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      How to Dazzle at Maths Crosswords, Book 2

      by Neale Blincoe

      How to Dazzle at Maths Crosswords, Book 2 is an innovative book of reproducible maths crosswords allowing you to set differentiated tasks without the burden of marking different answers. They will drastically cut down your preparation and marking time and give your pupils differentiated maths work that's fun to do and really develops their numeracy skills.

    • Education

      Maths Problem Solving, Year 3

      by Catherine Yemm

      Maths Problem Solving, Year 3 is the third book in a six-book series that has been written for teachers to use during the numeracy lesson. The sheets provide opportunities for making decisions, reasoning about numbers and shapes and solving real life problems. Differentiated sheets makes it easy to use the sheets in a mixed-ability classroom. The length of the problems are varied with short, medium and more extended problems for children to solve. The problems on each page are mixed so the children do not assume that the solution process is the same each time, but have to understand the problem. They are varied in their complexity and are presented in a meaningful, age-appropriate manner with topics the children will find relevant.

    • Teaching of a specific subject

      How to Be Brilliant at Algebra

      by Beryl Webber

      How to be Brilliant at Algebra contains 40 reproducible worksheets designed to improve Key Stage 2 (KS2) pupils' understanding of number relationships and patterns. They will learn about odds and evens, patterns, inverse operations, variables, equations, pyramid numbers, digital root patterns, prime numbers, Fibonnacci numbers and Pascal's triangle.

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      How to Be Brilliant at Mental Arithmetic

      by Beryl Webber

      How to be Brilliant at Mental Arithmetic, aimed by Key Stage 2 (KS2) pupils, addresses the twin pillars of mental arithmetic - mental recall and mental agility. Mental recall depends on familiarity with number bonds and plenty of opportunity to practise. Mental agility depends more on confidence with the number system and the four operations.

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