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Exploring Pure Mathematics

This resource, produced by the Centre for Teaching Mathematics at the University of Plymouth, is designed to provide short problems to stimulate discussion of mathematics amongst A level students and between students and their teachers; and to provide some longer investigations which search more deeply into the...

Pedagogy and Practice: Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools Unit 2- Teaching Models

This study unit offers some practical strategies that teachers, particularly those who are newly qualified (NQTs), can use to improve their understanding and selection of different teaching models. The unit provides strategies to develop teaching skills, practical tips...

Pedagogy and Practice: Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools Unit 17 - Developing Effective Learners

This study unit offers some practical strategies that teachers, particularly those who are newly qualified (NQTs) can use to develop effective learners - students who have the skills to learn on their own and can work independently. The resource includes practical tips and tasks, case studies a summary of the...

A Framework for the School Curriculum

Published in January 1980, this report sets out preliminary views on the form that a framework for the proposed National Curriculum should take and the ground it should cover. The ideas were presented to start a consultation process, leading to a curriculum that would apply to schools nationally and promote...

Making Sense of Data: 16-19 core skills resource pack

Making sense of data: 16-19 core skills resource pack consists of five sections:

• General Introduction: an overview of the materials and their uses.

• INSET pack: introduces teachers to some of the ideas of exploratory data analysis.

• Guides to the topic resources: provides...

Middle Leaders' Self-evaluation Guide

This guidance, from the National Strategies, is aimed at middle leaders in secondary schools: subject and year leaders, SENCOs and other coordinators of aspects of school improvement.

The resource provides guidance for middle leaders in evaluating the performance of their teams and the teams’ impact on...

Questions

In this Teachers TV video, the late Ted Wragg shares his years of research into question types and reveals that in the classroom, surprisingly, only four per cent of questions asked in secondary schools are "higher order" questions, requiring more thought and an extended answer.

Ensuring Effective CPD for Teachers of Mathematics in Primary Schools

A policy report produced by the Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education which argues that the key issues for the future of primary mathematics learning and teaching can only be addressed in primary schools if there is suitable provision of continuing professional development (CPD). In view of this, ACME...

Mathematics in Further Education Colleges

A report by the Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education (ACME) highlighting the opinion that mathematics teaching in the Further Education sector plays a critical role in the delivery of post-16 education, although evidence suggests that this sector remains relatively unknown to policymakers.

This...

Ensuring a High Quality, Localised Infrastructure for the CPD of Maths Teachers

The purpose of the study, produced by the Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education (ACME) was to inform the establishment of the planned National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM), but it is also hoped that this report of the study will be viewed as a useful contribution to the on-...

Parent's Guide Primary - English and Maths

This programme from Teachers TV explores current methods of teaching and today's education system from a parent's point of view.

In this programme, presenter Fiona Millar meets two sets of parents, who discuss how English and mathematics are being taught in primary schools, with education consultant Bill...

Problems - Purple Set

The problem cards have been designed for students to use in conjunction with the main work described in the teachers' guide. It is intended that students should at least be able to 'have a go' at most of the questions, but they should also be encouraged to think round a problem and to devise alternatives and...

iSquared Magazine Issue 7

This edition of iSquared magazine features:

Symmetry Man...

iSquared Magazine Issue 9

This edition of iSquared magazine features:

Where are all the...

Problems - Red Set

The problem cards have been designed for students to use in conjunction with the main work
described in the teachers' guide. It is intended that students should at least be able to 'have a go' at most of the questions, but they should also be encouraged to think round a problem and to devise alternatives and...

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