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Post date: 18 October 2018 - 8:48am
We are hearing this question frequently. Teachers want to use Hamilton's planning with its comprehensive range of resources (practice sheets, mastery questions, problem-sovling, slide presentations and more) to complement their maths schemes, whether White Rose or any other. Happily the answer is an emphatic YES!
Post date: 10 October 2018 - 9:46am
New for this term, Hamilton are providing maths presentations that reduce the time (and pain) of lesson preparation. These are in addition to the presentations we provide to complement English, science and topic planning materials. If you wonder how to integrate these into your own interactive whlte board software
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 has two different sets of English planning materials. Our weekly Plans are reliable, pedagogically sound sequences of lessons. Our equally authoritative Flexible Blocks present English planning in a blocked framework so you can tailor your teaching to your children by focusing on grammar, writing or comprehension.
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!