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Primary Magazine - Issue 45

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Primary Magazine Issue 45Statue of Christopher Columbus by Ken Zirkel licensed under a Creative Commons 2.0 License

Welcome to Issue 45 of the Primary Magazine. In this issue we feature the artist Isaac Oliver. A little bit of history begins a series of articles linking mathematics to famous explorers. Focus on... explores the mathematical possibilities of a farm, and Maths to share looks at lesson study as an approach to improve the progression through division.


Editor's extras
In Editor’s extras we have details of various events that are happening during the rest of this term. We provide a link to collections of all the different types of articles that have been published in the Primary Magazine over the last four years.
The Art of Mathematics
This issue explores the art of Isaac Oliver, a French-born English miniature portrait painter from the 16th century. He was a painter at the court of James I. If you have an artist that you would like us to feature, please let us know.
Focus on...
We focus on the work of Farming and Countryside Education (FACE) who help schools enhance their curriculum by connecting them with farms and farmers and creating high quality teaching resources to enrich their visits.
A little bit of history
We begin a short series on famous explorers, starting with Christopher Columbus, who was known as the man who discovered America. If you have any history topics that you would like us to make mathematical links to, please let us know.
Maths to share - CPD for your school
In this issue we look at more research undertaken by a Mathematics Specialist Teacher who explored how lesson study can help improve the progression in division. You will need to print out copies of this research for colleagues to read prior to your meeting.
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