Back to basics
1 Navigating numbers
What is it? A PowerPoint presentation offering 30 different number and arithmetic topics, tested with 10 multiple choice questions
What users say "Absolutely brilliant and so easy to use. Much, much appreciated."
2 Maths snap
What is it? An activity in which students match up fractions, decimals, percentages and pictures
What users say "What I like about these matching cards is that I can cater for the whole range of abilities in my class - I will leave out the picture and word cards for my more able students. It has saved me hours of preparation time."
3 Home calculations
What is it? A set of homework sheets to help students practise regular number questions
What users say "Thanks for sharing them. Hopefully they will help to improve the numeracy skills of the younger generation!"
4 Learning bullseye
What is it? A whole-class activity for practising subtraction with a game of darts
What users say "Brilliant use of subtraction in an everyday situation. Can't wait to use it with my class tomorrow. Excellent."
5 To the point
What is it? An interactive activity for pairs in which they practise multiplying a whole number by a decimal
What users say "Great. A good way to practise decimal multiplication without resorting to pages of exercises."
6 Basics first
What is it? A numeracy intervention for students who are struggling with the basics.
What users say "Brilliant. Thank you for sharing."
7 Street music
What is it? An activity that uses basic addition and subtraction to create a QR (quick response) code that links to a Sesame Street song
What users say "A nice way to bring technology into the classroom."
8 Mat matters
What is it? Print, laminate and even stick these maths mats to tables to give students constant access to basic number concepts
What users say "Great resource. I've used it in various ways including as a starting point for students to design their own maths mat, encouraging self-assessment of their strengths and weaknesses."
9 Board benefits
What is it? A simple board game to help students practise their addition skills
What users say "Just what I needed - a fun way to revise written methods. Thank you, you've saved me a lot of time."
10 Patterns to help
What is it? A series of patterns and tricks to help with basic multiplication
What users say "Of real use in helping a non-maths teacher introduce some excellent skills that will make a real difference."