# Maths: hands on, visual and drama teaching of math principles

Math Art for Kids: Pi Skyline. 20 Great Ways To Learn Multiplication Facts – Times Tables. Welcome to my second blog in my new series focusing on how to support the older child in Primary school.

In this blog I share 20 great ways that can help children learn multiplication facts, or more commonly known as times tables. Let me point out from the beginning, that before helping your child to remember multiplication facts, it is essential that they have an understanding of the concept of multiplication. Multiplication and division can be taught together as they are the opposite operations of each other. Children need to experience both operations together to gain a deep knowledge about the idea of multiplying and dividing. It is important to expose your child to a variety of terms relating to multiplication so they have a greater vocabulary when it comes to mathematics. “Groups of” This is when objects are placed in groups. “Rows of” This is when objects are placed in rows. 1. 2. 3. How to Play Crumple & Shoot. I learned how to play Crumple and Shoot from Doris Gannon, a reading teacher I worked with in my first job, and since then I’ve passed it on to more people than I can remember.

It works with students from elementary school through college, and I’ve never had a group who didn’t eventually beg me to play it. Plus, it’s so easy, you could literally start playing it the minute you finish reading these instructions. The only real requirement is that your students need to be able to write easily, so it might not work as well with very young students. Here’s a video overview of how the game works: Download full instructions here: How to Play Crumple & Shoot.

Let me know how it goes. Keep in touch.Join my mailing list and get weekly tips, tools, and inspiration—in quick, bite-sized packages—all geared toward making your teaching more effective and fun. How-to-Play-Crumple-Shoot.pdf. MATHS LIKE A PIRATE: Pirate Challenge 3: Create a Marshmallow Tower #mlap14. How can your team of buccaneers create a tower out of tooth picks and marshmallows?

1. Create a free standing tower out of 30 tooth picks and 30 mini marshmallows 2. Tower must be able to stand on its own 3. 4. 5. After the challenge we will... think, share and tweet about four questions: 1. Year 5/6 @4cbhereworth Hawkes Bay, New Zealand First Attempt Year 5 @HNPSroom1 Hawkes Bay, New Zealand Year 5/6/7/8 Ridgway School, Wellington, New Zealand Year 1/2 @Rm3Normanby, Normanby School, Taranaki, New Zealand THE ACTION2014Year 6 Ridgway School, Wellington, New ZealandFirst Attempt @Year2QMC Queen Margaret College, Wellington, New ZealandFirst Attempt @nzquirkymama #homeschooling Christchurch, New ZealandFirst Attempt @MsLombardoClass St. @Mr Ira Cross Pickerington Local schools, Ohio, USAFirst Attempt. Can dropping a coin from a tall building really be deadly? The Spellbinding Mathematical GIFs Of Dave Whyte. Maths presentation 1. Teaching Math Without Words, A Visual Approach to learning Math from MIND Research Institute.

Complete mantle project - complete-maths-mantle-project.pdf. Maths and Mantle of the Expert. Maths and Mantle of the Expert Author: Tim Taylor l Suitable for: Key Stage 2, News, Planning Kevin Holland describes a Creative Partnerships funded project he developed to creating contextualized opportunities to study, apply and develop maths using mantle of the expert.

Funded by Creative Partnerships, this was an enquiry schools programme. The focus was on raising attainment in numeracy through a creative approach. As a drama specialist, approaching a numeracy project was going to be new ground for me but I was sure the MOE approach would work. As well as attainment in numeracy rising this term, it was also recognised that mixed ability grouping had a very positive impact. Kevin Holland. For planning and evaluations on this project please download the following: complete-maths-mantle-project-planninggraph-importance-maths-surveycomments-made-by-the-childrenparent-comments-at-the-end-of-the-project Comments.