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  • Textbooks in maths - why the scare-factor?

    In this blog Beth Smith (Head of Primary at White Rose Maths and author on Power Maths) explores how teachers can use well-researched, high-quality textbooks and their accompanying Teacher Guides effectively in their classrooms to support their teaching.

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  • Making sense of mastery

    Supporting your mastery journey

    Since the Department for Education (DfE) announced their plans to support primary schools with implementing a teaching for mastery approach, mastery has become synonymous with maths teaching.

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  • Power Maths has been recommended by the DfE

    Power Maths has been recommended by the DfE

    Pearson submitted Power Maths KS1 to The Department for Education expert panel earlier this year. The great news is that the resources have been judged as fully delivering a mastery approach and placed on their list of recommended textbooks.

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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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