Using a number square in year 2

Tweet Here we have one page from a selection found in Year 2 which looks in detail at a 1-100 number square and is excellent practice at understanding place value as well as counting. We often take it for granted that children can count up to 100 easily, but in fact many children are not at [...] . . . → Read More: Using a number square in year 2

141 TMD What Are Binary Numbers? Part 1

Tweet Learn what binary numbers are and how to count in binary. Sponsor: Betterment.com Listen to the math podcast here . . . → Read More: 141 TMD What Are Binary Numbers? Part 1

Resource of the week: Valentine’s Day Maths

Tweet Looking through the range of resources it occurred to me that Valentine’s Day is coming up shortly. Sometimes it’s nice to have a change and special occasions such as Valentine’s Day allows us to do this. Here we have a maths worksheet suitable for Year 3 children with a Valentine Day’s theme. It is a [...] . . . → Read More: Resource of the week: Valentine’s Day Maths

140 TMD How to Add and Subtract Roman Numerals

Tweet Learn how to add and subtract like an ancient Roman. SPONSOR: Visit SmartTalkSuccess.com to learn more about The Public Speaker’s new book! Listen to the math podcast here . . . → Read More: 140 TMD How to Add and Subtract Roman Numerals

139 TMD What Are Roman Numerals?

Tweet Learn where Roman numerals came from and find out how to use them. SPONSOR: Try lynda.com free for 7 days by visiting lynda.com/math! Listen to the math podcast here . . . → Read More: 139 TMD What Are Roman Numerals?

Resource of the Week: Make 18

Tweet Here is a worksheet that makes children think a little bit more. It shows a number sentence with two numbers that total 18. It asks what the two numbers could be. The first thing to look for with this is children who use a logical or methodical approach. Usually children will write down the first [...] . . . → Read More: Resource of the Week: Make 18

Year 4 measurement word problems

Tweet Word problems can cause children quite a few problems as they have to work out what mathematical operation(s) to carry out to reach the right answers. This page is a set of word problems all to do with measurement, including time. In order to reach the correct answers children need to be able to calculate [...] . . . → Read More: Year 4 measurement word problems

Resource of the Week: written subtraction

Tweet This week I am looking at one of the hardest ideas to get across to children; carrying out a subtraction which requires adjusting across two columns. This only happens when there is a zero involved. For example: 703 286 – 3 – 6 does not give a positive answer so an adjustment to the top [...] . . . → Read More: Resource of the Week: written subtraction

Year 6 money problems

Tweet There are not many questions on this page but they are tricky with some requiring several stages to answer. They are all to do with money and involve addition, multiplication and division. As a preview to answering SAT questions this page asks for all working out to be shown and tips on the answer page [...] . . . → Read More: Year 6 money problems