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Exploring Best Practice In Early Years

An Article by Rebecca Holland – Footprints Federation Many schools are adopting a Teaching for Mastery approach in mathematics. The starting point for a school is usually Year 1 and…

How The Residentials Have Supported Our Journey

    A blog by Emma Brooksbank – Assistant Head of Maths, Parkside School   The Big 5 Ideas Starting the Teaching for Mastery Secondary Specialist course can be very…

Open Classroom Fortnight

Want to see how Mastery Specialist teachers deliver ‘mastery approach’ lessons? Look no further! West Yorkshire Maths Hub have organised FREE open classroom events at schools across West Yorkshire for…

What We Learned from Shanghai: Relentless CPD

In the final part of our series of brief blogs, we learn the conclusions from Teaching for Mastery Specialists Ester Mor Gomez and Sam Shutkever’s recent visit to Shanghai: We…

What We Learned from Shanghai: Frequency of Reasoning & Mathematical Language

Following on from Small Steps and Real Life Context, the third instalment of our Teaching for Mastery Specialists’ Shanghai blog covers Frequency of Reasoning and Mathematical Language: Although a multitude…

What We Learned from Shanghai: Real Life Context

Day 2 sharing our experience of maths teaching in Shanghai looks at introducing concepts through real life context: Lessons in Shanghai all began with a real life context of the…