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# Maths (Senior Classes)

## Collection by Shauna winters

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I’ve been working on my Maths display for the last few days. I find Maths displays difficult/annoying as they need to be changed with every new topic (which at times can mean every week). However, I spent some time on Pinterest and remembered using a ‘Working Wall’ in the UK for a Maths display.

I've decided to do a few blogposts on various areas of the Maths curriculum - sharing some ideas that I use in my classroom. I love teaching Maths, I try to make it as practical as possible - some concepts lend themselves to practical hands on tasks and lessons, while others need lots of drills

I made this display this morning. The numbers can be printed in A4 or A5 from twinkl. I printed them on coloured paper and then laminated them. I then typed out a list of activities/questions R…

With over 100 likes on my post ‘Structure of an Irish lesson’ – I’ve decided to do a series with ideas for each subject. Next up is Maths. Maths is probably one of my favourite subjects to teach. I love to see the ‘lightbulb’ moment especially when children have a fear about a new topic/ area

A set of challenging maths activities (suitable for 5th/6th class) focussing on the topics of area and perimeter in Maths

I'm working mainly with 3rd class this year as a resource teacher and this week in Maths the topic is Place Value. Here are some activities I used over the last few days to explain what place value means and to assess children's understanding. Place value - each digit

Ahhh! Time is perhaps one of the trickiest things to teach. They just don't get it! No matter how many wonderful resources you create, how many hours you spend finding things on twinkl or sparklebox or seomra ranga after day 2 you are ready to scream... or maybe its just me. Anyway, these are some of

Today I made my own set of 'Times Tables Jenga'. I was in Smyths last Friday picking up a birthday present when I wandered to the games aisle. I've been looking at buying Jenga for a while to make different games for use in the classroom but thought it was a bit too expensive. So

Numeracy Maths is my favourite subject to teach. It’s really important to use real life examples when explaining more difficult concepts so here you’ll find lots of practical ideas that you can use in your classroom. Featured Posts Numeracy Resources VIEW MORE RESOURCES

Some strategies for teaching fractions! Paper Folding I showed the […]

Place Value is a really important concept for all children to understand. This resource is a handy way for children to recognise numbers in different forms – the number, number in words, numb…

A set of challenging maths activities (suitable for 5th/6th class) focussing on the topics of area and perimeter in Maths

151 Likes, 0 Comments - Irishprimaryteacher (@irishprimaryteacher) on Instagram: “New resource for practicing fractions, decimals and percentages. Using these as an independent…”

83 Likes, 0 Comments - Irishprimaryteacher (@irishprimaryteacher) on Instagram: “I’m currently taking part in an Erasmus + Project with Marino Institute of Education for Maths- it…”

Times Tables are a vital part of many mathematical concepts particularly as children to 5th and 6th class. If the children know their times tables it gives them an automatic headstart when learning…

I've put together a selection of maths tasks for 5th and 6th class with a Christmas theme. The task cards mostly focus on number operations and money. Here is a sample task card below. There are 3-5 questions per