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Primary Magazine - Issue 68

Created on 17 September 2014 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 08 October 2014 by ncetm_administrator


Primary Magazine Issue 68'Seasons' by jommy brown (adapted), some rights reserved
Welcome to another edition of our Primary Magazine. This magazine has been serving primary practitioners for 67 editions with a varied collection of different articles related to maths education and mathematics professional development, which are accessible through the Primary Magazine Archive.


In this edition we have a selection of interesting and useful articles. New National Curriculum in Focus is dedicated to unpicking the new curriculum and how to understand and develop the requirements of the new programmes of study. This edition focuses on fluency, reasoning and problem solving in Geometry in KS2.

Where’s the Maths in That? shares ideas for ensuring that mathematics is taught and experienced across the curriculum. in the coming months, this series of articles will explore opportunities for mathematics and mathematical thinking within the new science programme of study. This month the theme is Seasonal Changes for Y1.

Finally, Maths in the Staff Room provides a simple plan for CPD meetings in your school to be led by a member of your staff. These are short meetings that can be used exactly as indicated, or adapted to meet the CPD needs of the school. Editable resources are supplied to enable flexibility of ‘delivery’. In this edition we begin a two-part series focusing on Level-Free Maths Assessment.

But first, we have a News section, bringing news from the NCETM and beyond to keep you up to date with the fast-changing world of mathematics education.

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