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Secondary Magazine - Issue 18: An idea for the classroom

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Created on 05 September 2008 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 09 September 2008 by ncetm_administrator

Secondary Magazine  
Welcome to issue 18 of the NCETM Secondary Magazine. Fortnightly features include: The Interview, Around the regions, An idea for the classroom, 5 things to do, The Diary and Focus on.
This issue, 'An idea for the classroom' is 'Kangaroo Maths'.

Kangaroo Maths

Kangaroo Maths (www.kangaroomaths.com) provides teachers with a wealth of imaginative resources to promote good teaching and learning.

Bring on the Maths

Flexible and powerful activities encouraging students to discuss mathematics, make and verbalise decisions and solve the ultimate problem. Ideal for use with an in-class projector. Complete with OHT / worksheet versions too

Sample Activity

These resources have been linked to objectives and specifications within the Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 curriculums and include teaching ideas and suggested methods of assessment. A range of packages are available for purchase using eLC’s (for KS 3 & 4 only).

Kenny’s Pouch

Kenny’s Pouch is free and contains a multitude of resources benefiting classroom teachers, Key Stage coordinators and subject leaders alike. These include:

  • Interactive schemes of work
  • Assessment ideas with further links to additional assessment materials
  • Suggestions on record keeping and data analysis
  • Adaptable department handbook
  • Exemplar development plans
  • Teaching resources

Year 9 Transformations Homework Sheet

If you have not yet done so, take a look at Kangaroo Maths. There’s something for everyone.


Secondary Focus - Take a tour of the portal and see what there is to bring a sense of enjoyment to your maths lessons

Visit the Secondary Magazine Archive

Browse... Issue 18
The Interview, Around the regions, An idea for the classroom, 5 things to do, The Diary, Focus on
Departmental Workshops - Structured professional development activities

Focus on


The Diary - real issues in the life of a fictional Subject Leader


Personal financial education in schools


5 things to do


The Interview


Around the regions - news, views and updates from the NCETM Regional Coordinators


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