Big ideas, small steps.

Here are some of our 'Big ideas, small steps' posters to break down the big ideas of teaching mathematics.

top of page

Search

Mr Bee

- Mar 2
- 1 min

Big ideas, small steps.

Here are some of our 'Big ideas, small steps' posters to break down the big ideas of teaching mathematics.

59 views0 comments

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...

35 views0 comments

Mr Bee

- Jan 21
- 2 min

Subitising in maths - Ready to go resources.

Subitising is the ability to instantly recognise the number of objects in a small set without the need for counting. This skill relies on...

98 views0 comments

Mr Bee

- Dec 28, 2023
- 3 min

Mixed Age Planning - Curriculum alignment

Mixed Age Planning in maths can be complicated due to the spiralling nature of the curriculum. One of the critical challenges in such...

175 views0 comments

Mr Bee

- Sep 13, 2023
- 2 min

Subitising - FREE resources

Subitising is the ability to look at a small group of objects and instantly know how many there are, without counting. It is a...

192 views0 comments

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...

118 views0 comments

Mr Bee

- Apr 27, 2023
- 2 min

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

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

39 views0 comments

Mr Bee

- Apr 13, 2023
- 3 min

How I wish I'd always taught... Prime Numbers

Prime numbers and how we categorise the number system.

36 views0 comments

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...

65 views0 comments

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...

64 views0 comments

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...

187 views0 comments

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...

97 views0 comments

bottom of page