Often feel like you’re just ‘trying to get through the curriculum’? Here’s a way to change the way we look at curriculum content to make it far easier to go deeper with new skills and concepts – AND be less rushed.

# Category Archives: Powerful teaching strategies

## 5 Strategies for Successful Problem Solving

Problem solving is tough for many students – yet can change the way they see maths. Here are 5 strategies for helping all students have success in problem solving.

## How To Turn 1 Short Maths Problem Into An Entire Lesson

Wish you could spend less time finding good tasks to use for lessons? Here’s how you can turn one short maths problem into an entire lesson that will get your students thinking.

## Why Student Disengagement Isn’t a Lost Cause

Wish your students didn’t disengage as soon as it’s time for maths? Here are 3 quick ways for sparking curiosity among ALL learners that you can use with all lessons.

## How to use questions to inspire mathematical thinking

Take a look at this puzzle. What do you think it might be about? Only the numbers 1 to 4 can be used. Now, look at the puzzle again and consider: does that change what might be going on? We’ll come back to this puzzle – and what it’s all about – in a bit. …

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## Bringing the Maths Proficiencies to Life

What does it mean to be a successful maths learner? Ask 100 teachers and you’ll get 100 different answers! But, across those answers, some fascinating themes will emerge. Here’s what 100 teachers (well, 91) had to say when I asked them this question. What do you notice about this word cloud? What catches your eye? …