Each Building Maths Fitness book is packed with 20 weeks of daily maths cards. Aimed at 10- to 12-year-old students, the cards gradually become more difficult as the weeks progress. Each week the types of problems stay the same, just the numbers change. During the course of the week the students will gain confidence and show progress with their learning. Answers cards are provided.
Aimed at developing curious minds, this book combines SOLO Taxonomy with current theories on how students learn and effective pedagogies. It investigates the increasing complexity of the science capability of gathering and interpreting data through a series of simple paired experiments in contexts that are familiar to students.
Story Seekers is designed to lift reluctant readers’ literacy skills through easy-reading, high-interest texts and engage learners with a background other than English. Written at an approximately 7-year-old reading level, the books have a strong appeal to 10- to 12-year old readers. The Activity Book offers teaching ideas and cross-curricular activities.
Research showing many boys are disengaged from the process of writing has laid down the challenge; Writing Success for Boys responds. Boys won’t be able to resist its inclusive, purposeful writing programme, which puts fun and creativity at centre stage. This resource cleverly connects the dots between boys and literacy, engagement in literacy, the rhythm of learning and master teaching.
As a potential-based programme, Accelerate Progress with Oral Language responds to students' prior knowledge and experiences while supporting growth and development. Anchored by a clear routine and essential dimensions of effective teaching practice, recognises the importance of variety: it changes the motivation, igniters, focus and tasks regularly.
Forensic Science – Book 2 encourages students to experience the excitement that a forensic scientist feels when performing investigations and drawing conclusions from the findings. They will think carefully about the nature of science, the problem-solving processes used in science and the validity and reliability of investigative techniques and what constitutes evidence.
Making Connections aims to guide students to make connections in a purposeful and meaningful way. Intertextual connections are made and the philosophies underpinning the themes are explored. Information sheets draw together the rich range of creative ideas presented and worksheets help students to consolidate the information and practise their connection-making skills.
The new Book 3 supports teachers to get the most out of the questions their students may ask about physics as it offers a wealth of scaffolded and differentiated activities. Book 1 helps students gain an in-depth understanding of the nature of light, colour, reflection and energy, plus the concepts and terminology of electricity while Book 2 focusses on the physics of sport.
Confused about terms like programming, binary numbers and algorithms? Then check out Digital Technologies in the Classroom. Covering all primary levels and linking to other curriculum areas, the varied and engaging lesson plans include both “plugged” activities that use digital devices and activities that develop understanding through “unplugged” means.