Mathematical structures: the power of representations.

What Are Representations? Representations are powerful tools used in mathematics education to expose the underlying structure of...

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Mr Bee

- Feb 19
- 2 min

Mathematical structures: the power of representations.

What Are Representations? Representations are powerful tools used in mathematics education to expose the underlying structure of...

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Mr Bee

- Dec 31, 2023
- 1 min

A message from Mr Bee

New for 2024 - Goal Free Problems. Maths goal free problems are open-ended problems that do not have a specific answer in mind. Instead,...

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Mr Bee

- Jul 12, 2023
- 1 min

Mathematical vocabulary - staff meeting and professional development

Mathematics is a language, and just like any other language, it is important for students to have a strong vocabulary in order to be...

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Mr Bee

- Jun 11, 2023
- 3 min

Mathematical thinking: A big idea for professional development.

Mathematical thinking is central to deep and sustainable learning of mathematics. Taught ideas that are understood deeply are not just...

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Mr Bee

- May 1, 2023
- 3 min

How I wish I'd always taught... Fractions.

Fractions can be a tricky concept for children to learn and adults to teach effectively. Fractions are a part of a whole but before we...

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Mr Bee

- Apr 27, 2023
- 2 min

How I wish I'd always taught... shape.

We have seen how triangles have interior angles of 180Â° . This is essential knowledge we want to 'stick' with children. But, how do we...

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Mr Bee

- Apr 9, 2023
- 5 min

How I wish I'd always taught... VAMPIRE NUMBERS.

We have already written about the way maths cateogrises numbers including prime numbers and vampire numbers but there are many different...

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Mr Bee

- Mar 19, 2023
- 2 min

Guest Blog - Counting backwards - Natalie Moffat

Five years ago, I was moved from Key Stage Two to Year one. Before moving, I remember having time to plan for Year 1 and I realised a...

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Mr Bee

- Feb 28, 2023
- 4 min

Guest Blog - 10 Top Tips for effective reasoning by Jennifer Petch

10 Top Tips for Effective Reasoning It used to be the trend that children would practice a mathematical skill then, when they were...

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Mr Bee

- Feb 22, 2023
- 1 min

Hungarian Number Squares

Hungarian Number Squares are versatile tools that can be used for a variety of educational and recreational activities. Their origins are...

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Mr Bee

- Feb 19, 2023
- 2 min

How I wish I'd always taught... shape.

Quadrilaterals A quadrilateral is a four-sided polygon in geometry. It can be defined as a shape with four straight sides that form four...

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