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  • What’s the hubbub?

    Lady in library

    Maybe you’ve heard of the ‘English hubs’, maybe you haven’t. Recent teacher research suggested that the message wasn’t quite out there, with awareness of the initiative patchy at best.

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  • The role of the story in teaching primary maths

    Primary maths

    One of my favourite times of the school day is reading the class story before home time – the children sit in rapt attention, rising and falling with the fortunes of their favourite characters. I’ve always been interested in the thinking skills that underpin all learning. The powerful magic of storytelling can play a deep role in maths teaching, too.

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