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Blog Category: 2015-2016

Why Make Maths Fun – & All Things Plastic?

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Why Make Maths Fun EYFS

Why Make Maths Fun in the early years? As someone who loves teaching maths, I know that the ‘fun’ in maths is in using maths to think and solve problems –to estimate and calculate, to see patterns and compare, to use conjecture and logic. So why do so many teachers in the early years work...

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Baseline – To Teach or Not to Teach?

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Baseline to Teach or Not to Teach?

Over the last few days we have been asked several times: “Is it ok to ‘teach’ whilst baseline is going on?” We have been frustrated by the question and pondering why. What does this question really mean? ‘Teaching’ in its broadest sense goes on all the time and so it’s impossible NOT to teach. Teaching...

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