The Perfect Maths Lesson

Author: Ian Loynd
Publisher: Crown House Publishing
ISBN: 1781352003
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Perfect (Ofsted) Maths Lesson recognises that teaching is hard and that, although no teacher is perfect, their lessons can be. Drawing on his experience as a secondary maths teacher and assistant head teacher Ian Loynd provides practical ideas and common-sense methods that can help every teacher to be outstanding, and uncovers the essential strategies that help teachers appear to walk on water.

The Perfect Ofsted Inspection

Author: Jackie Beere
Publisher: Crown House Publishing
ISBN: 1781350221
Format: PDF, ePub
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Building on the success of The Perfect (Ofsted) Lesson, this book demonstrates through exemplary case studies how to get the very best from your Ofsted inspection. Heads and middle leaders who have managed to show their school off in the best possible light share their top tips for making your inspection an opportunity rather than a threat. Telling the story of your school effectively, showing how the data really represents your school and helping your middle leaders show how they are working towards 'continuous improvement' are just a few of the essential aspects of preparation for the inspection. Writing an incisive SEF that exemplifies your spiralling success and which demonstrates your capacity for improvement is still essential for gaining an 'outstanding' result.This book will help prepare you and your staff to be confident and impressive in every lesson visited by the inspection team and will empower your senior leaders and governors to demonstrate outstanding leadership. Written in Jackie Beere's pragmatic style with a wealth of practical advice from many contributors this book will deliver the essential tips for making inspection work for your school.

Delightful Decimals and Perfect Percents

Author: Lynette Long
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471432081
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Don't Just Learn Decimals and Percents ...Master Them! Brimming with fun and educational games and activities, the Magical Math series provides everything you need to know to become a master of mathematics! In each of these books, Lynette Long uses her unique style to help you truly understand mathematical concepts as you play with everyday objects such as playing cards, dice, coins, and paper and pencil. In Delightful Decimals and Perfect Percents, you'll learn how to read and write decimals, how to change decimals into fractions and percents, and much more. While you play exciting games like the fast-paced Dynamite Decimal Reduction and Here's a Tip, you'll also learn to estimate percentages in your head and even figure out what tip to leave at a restaurant. And with great games like Zeros Exchange, Multiplication War, and Math Review, you'll practice adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing both decimals and percents-- and have fun while you're doing it! So why wait? Jump right in and find out how easy it is to become a mathematics master!

A collection of math lessons

Author: Marilyn Burns
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman
ISBN: 9780201480412
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Offers inspiring, practical, classroom-tested ideas for helping students learn mathematics through problem solving.

Perfect 800 SAT Math

Author: Dan Celenti
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1618212087
Format: PDF
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Getting into the nation's most competitive universities requires more than a good SAT score-it requires a perfect score. The second edition of Perfect 800: SAT Math gives advanced students even more challenging practice problems and the tools needed to master the SAT math test. Covering areas including arithmetic concepts, algebra, geometry, probability, and more, the book offers exposure to a wide range of degrees of difficulty in a holistic approach that allows students to experience the "real thing," including the impact of time constraints on their performance. By emphasizing critical thinking and analytic skills over memorization and trial and error, this book maximizes the pace of progress as students prepare for the all-important test. The new edition includes 100 additional problems and more mind games to challenge students' math skills. This book includes access to an online test and an in-depth analysis tool that provides students with an assessment of their results and recommendations for an improved performance.

Becoming an Outstanding Mathematics Teacher

Author: Jayne Bartlett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135092826
Format: PDF, Docs
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Raising standards in mathematics is high on government education agendas and remains a key priority for schools. Schools strive to provide an outstanding education for their pupils preparing them to compete not only in a national but an international market. At the heart of this is the classroom and the classroom teacher. So how do you plan lessons that engage and motivate students and what makes a mathematics lesson outstanding? Becoming an Outstanding Mathematics Teacher aims to help teachers develop approaches to teaching and learning that take into account individual students needs and abilities to best facilitate learning. Taking a fresh approach it offers a wide range of techniques for planning lessons that that allow them to use current resources (including themselves) in a more innovative way to produce outstanding results. With a strong focus on activating learning and supporting pupils as they connect mathematical concepts and processes and develop their individual learning journeys the book covers: A step-by-step approach to planning for learning Assessment for learning and planning for progress Developing effective questioning strategies to promote thinking skills in pupils Techniques for differentiation to ensure all pupils make progress Using the classroom environment to develop a culture of learning Packed full of practical strategies and activities that are easy to implement and including sample lesson plans, this timely new book is essential reading for newly qualified and experienced mathematics teachers that want to ensure outstanding teaching and learning in their classrooms.

Perfect Assessment for Learning

Author: Claire Gadsby
Publisher: Crown House Publishing
ISBN: 1781350280
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Too much valuable teacher time is devoted to the kind of marking and feedback which does little to improve pupils' learning. This easy to read guide introduces a range of innovative and practical strategies to ensure that assessment genuinely is for learning

The Book of Perfectly Perilous Math

Author: Sean Connolly
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 1523502371
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Math rocks! At least it does in the gifted hands of Sean Connolly, who blends middle school math with fantasy to create an exciting adventure in problem-solving. These word problems are perilous, do-or-die scenarios of blood-sucking vampires (How many months would it take a single vampire to completely take over a town of 500,000 people?), or a rowboat of 5 shipwrecked sailors with a single barrel of freshwater (How much can they drink, and for how long, before they go mad from thirst???). Each problem requires readers to dig deep into the tools they’re learning in school to figure out how to survive. Kids will love solving these problems. Sean Connolly knows how to make tough subjects exciting and he brings that same intuitive understanding of what inspires and challenges kids’ curiosity to the 24 problems in The Book of Perfectly Perilous Math. These problems are as fun to read as they are challenging to solve. They test readers on fractions, algebra, geometry, probability, expressions and equations, and more. Use geometry to fill in for the ship’s navigator and make it safely to the New World. Escape an evil Duke’s executioner by picking the right door—probability will save your neck.

The Perfect Ofsted Science Lesson

Author: John Beasley
Publisher: Crown House Publishing
ISBN: 1781351910
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Have you ever sat in a science classroom as either a pupil or an observer and been bored? John has! But it should never have happened!! Science can be the most absorbing, engaging, gross, fascinating, smelly, exciting, practical, electrifying, challenging and explosive subject in the curriculum. No other subject can - literally - make your hair stand on end! John draws on his years of experience as a science learner, teacher and trainer to reveal the habits and mindsets of great science learners and teachers - and shows how these mindsets and habits can be taught. He gives clear guidance (referenced to Ofsted advice on outstanding practice) on engaging starters, success criteria, motivational lesson activities, effective plenaries and powerful feedback which will show that crucial progress over time. This book really will make your lessons go with a bang!

Teaching Mathematics Visually and Actively

Author: Tandi Clausen-May
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446286711
Format: PDF, Docs
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This practical book provides teachers in primary and secondary schools with advice and resources to develop a visual and active approach to teaching mathematics. It includes, specific examples of teaching strategies and ideas for lesson activities to support teaching mathematics to learners who take information and ideas visually and actively. Accompanying this second edition is a handy CD that includes a range of resources for teaching each topic including: - Dynamic PowerPoint animations which can be used to help learners to develop their understanding of key mathematical concepts - Posters of each concept And in addition to all this, each chapter suggests even further links to other useful resources for every topic to enhance your teaching. With clear explanations and strong visual layout, this is an ideal resource for teachers, SENCOs (Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators) and teaching assistants who want to motivate their learners with different and exciting ways of teaching and learning maths.