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Higher Maths Anxiety – Is It Any Different From Fear And Anxiety

The Daily Mail today has a story about how maths CAN really make your head hurt, which reports on the rather more sober article in “Plos One” by Sian Beilock and Ian Lyons from University of Chicago. It seems to … Continue reading

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Learning Times Tables – Rote Learning Understanding Or Do You Need Both

Recently in UK Nick Herbet, the schools minister, said pupils should learn their tables by rote at primary school. A few days later it was reported teaching children maths by making them learn times tables by rote could worsen exam … Continue reading

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Summer Holidays Games and Maths

School summer holidays are a great time for children to play free from the routine of having to go to school every weekday. Some children drop back during the long break, whilst others do not.  A gap begins to open … Continue reading

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11+ And KS2 Maths – A Common Type Of Question Has Divide And Multiply For Scaling

In basic arithmetic there are four different operations + – × ÷ There is a type of question which turns up in various forms, all basically the same, which involve divide and multiply (division and multiplication if you prefer). I … Continue reading

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Number Bonds Of 20 Worksheets

Every time this post is displayed a new set of questions about number bonds of 20 will be randomly generated in the table below. There may be some duplicates, that can happen with random numbers.  Anyway it is always a … Continue reading

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Number Bonds Of 9 Worksheets

Every time this post is displayed a new set of questions about number bonds of 9 will be randomly generated in the table below. Note there may be some duplicates, that can happen with random numbers.  It doesn’t hurt to … Continue reading

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Number Bonds Of 10 Worksheets

Every time this post is displayed a new set of questions about number bonds of 10 will be randomly generated in the table below. Note there may be some duplicates, that can happen with random numbers.  Anyway it is always … Continue reading

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Snakes and Ladders Board Printable Template

Snakes and ladders (or chutes and ladders) printable template for you to make your own board for free. Click here to in exchange for leaving your email address. It doesn’t actually have any snakes or ladders on! You can draw … Continue reading

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Times Tables – What Can You Do Once You’ve Learned Them

So What Can You Do Once You’ve Learned Your Times Tables? The first thing is to answer questions you get asked at school by your teacher or in SATs Next you’ve got a good start with division.  If you know … Continue reading

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Free Times Tables Worksheets

There are lots of people searching Times Tables worksheets on the internet, according to Google. And there are lots of sites offering such worksheets. So here is a small contribution. Every time this post is displayed a new set of … Continue reading

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