Post date: 25 September 2018 - 4:16pm
This is a question we get asked quite often, and it’s a tricky one. To start, let’s reframe the question. For Hamilton, the key is not about having answers or even model answers for investigations; rather, it is about how you as a teacher can best assess children’s mathematical investigative learning.
Post date: 24 September 2018 - 12:24pm
How can you recognise when children are suffering from important mathematical misconceptions? How can you preempt or teach away from these? What shortcuts should you avoid now so as not to have to unpick misconceptions later? What is the key vocabulary that will help children stay on track?
Post date: 21 August 2018 - 11:36am
Hamilton now has two different sets of maths planning materials. Our Weekly Plans continue to be reliable, pedagogically sound sequences of lessons. Our equally authoritative new Flexible Blocks present maths planning in a blocked framework so you can tailor your teaching to your children.
Post date: 2 August 2018 - 3:16pm
Do your Year 7 or Year 8 students struggle with numeracy fluency? Does lack of numeracy hold them back from fulfilling their potential in Key Stage 3 mathematics? If so, try Hamilton's new Key Stage 3 Numeracy materials for students who are below, around or above age related expectations.
Post date: 30 July 2018 - 10:18am
Hamilton now has two different sets of English planning materials. Our Weekly Plans continue to be reliable, pedagogically sound sequences of lessons. Our equally authoritative new Flexible Blocks present English planning in a blocked framework so you can tailor your teaching to your children.
Post date: 5 July 2018 - 2:03pm
Professor Ruth Merttens' Mastery, Pedagogy and Blocking seminars will continue this Autumn Term. We have brand NEW dates for this new training opportunity covering pedagogy for mastery, a blocked curriculum and their upsides and downsides.
Post date: 28 June 2018 - 12:40pm
We are delighted that you are considering using the Hamilton plans. There are LOTS of free plans and teaching resources on the site for you to see and use before signing up. You can preview English, maths, science and topics materials across all age ranges. We think you’ll love them!
Post date: 27 June 2018 - 10:28am
Hamilton’s new flexible maths blocks allow you to tailor your teaching to suit the specific needs of your class. Now we have the same for ENGLISH with integrated and linked SPAG and a balance between all aspect of English pedagogy. Choose your text, select your focus and Save Your Sundays!
Post date: 22 May 2018 - 9:53am
Have you seen Hamilton's new Flexible Maths Blocks? Now you can Tailor Your Teaching using shorter blocks to avoid the increasingly well-evidenced disadvantages of long blocks and ensure that your maths lessons are pedagogically progressive. Choose your units with confidence!
Post date: 18 May 2018 - 11:33am
Are you thinking about maths mastery? Are you talking about using a blocked curriculum for your maths teaching? Don’t worry, Hamilton’s NEW flexible blocks will help you teach in blocks for mastery.