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One Way To Improve Maths Sats Results – Better Teaching

In 2009 Barton Hill Primary Bristol invited Richard Dunne to help improve maths teaching for year 6. Dispatches Kids Don’t Count recorded the results. Kids Don’t Count was aired in 2 parts in February 2010.  Here is part 2. The … 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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