How useful are the Times Tables?

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The return to school this week goes hand in hand with new government plans for every child to know their Times Tables, up to twelve times, before they leave primary school at the age of eleven. The children will be given on-screen tests this summer – or checks as the government likes to call them... Read more »

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6 tips to encourage motivated learners

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With increasing access to information and learning online, and the rise in home educated learners, children are able to take charge of their own education more than ever before. But how do we motivate them to do this, when so many are used to a more commonly spoon-fed type of learning experience, and when perhaps... Read more »

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Is there really a teacher crisis?

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Watching the advert to attract new teachers that’s been broadcast lately you’d wonder why we have a teacher shortage crisis on our hands; it looks to be such an appealing and self fulfilling job where you have the satisfaction of making a real difference. But the very fact that an advert is necessary, plus several reports... Read more »

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