A series of games to test knowledge of the multiplication tables whilst having fun at the same time. Each game features a scoreboard showing the highest scores in the last seven days.
Dad with a dodgy bot lives with his children, Oz and Bex and their pets in a wacky house at Windy Bottom. This page introduces the characters.
A series of interactive animations to assist youngsters with learning to tell the time.
Links to kids maths games and fun websites.
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Using the number line and other tools such as number squares that arae used in schools to teach addition and subtraction.
Forget long division. The chunking method is used in schools now. It's easy and explained in full here.
The standard method of teaching multiplication in schools is grid multiplication, which breaks down each calculation into easy chunks. Long multiplication is only taught once grid multiplication has been mastered. Full explanations of both methods here.
Some advice from a leading maths educationalist on how to help your child with KS2 maths (6-11 yr olds).
The maths that your child should be learning each year in school.
The order in which maths is taught has changed dramatically in the last ten years as the National Curriculam has been introduced..
This important concept is the basis of all maths. Children need to understand this concept right from the start.
links to maths websites of interest to parents.
Resources that other teachers would like to share.
Links to various teacher resource sites, the Dfes etc.