Teachers TV: Primary Maths - Numbers

In Great Lesson Ideas, teachers at Eleanor Palmer School, London, present some fun primary activities about number.

Headteacher, Kate Frood and her enthusiastic staff have created activities to engage their pupils with maths and share three great ideas.

Year 5 create factor bugs to help understand factors, prime and square numbers, whilst Year 3 discover some interesting patterns and relationships between the different times tables.

Year 5 use a counting stick to help improve multiplication skills, a simple but effective tool which embeds numerical understanding.


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  • factorbugs.doc
  • lastdigit.doc

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Created: Mar 15, 2010

Updated: Apr 13, 2018

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