Jayne WebsterDec 19, 20191 minCoherenceFocusing on one key point each lesson allows for deep and sustainable learning. Certain images, techniques and concepts are important pre-cursors to later id...

Jayne WebsterDec 18, 20191 minSmall stepsEach small step is planned using variation - change one thing - what's the same and what's different - what do you notice? Encourage Mathematical Thinking to...

Jayne WebsterDec 18, 20191 minRepresentation and StructureRegrouping using part-part-whole and bar models to make 1.

Jayne WebsterDec 18, 20191 minPositive and negative variationStandard: flying birds Non standard: non flying birds Non example: bat - has wings but not a bird

Jayne WebsterDec 18, 20191 minProcedural VariationWhat's the same? total amount What's different? percentage Why? Focus attention on the relationship between the percentages, make connections and de...

Jayne WebsterDec 18, 20191 minProcedural VariationWhat's the same? million What's different? divisor Why? This focuses attention on the structure of 1 million and place value. The final row makes grea...

Jayne WebsterDec 18, 20191 minVariation ExplainedProcedural Variation – calculations are connected and pupils use the relationships to find easy ways of calculating. Conceptual Variation – representing the...

Jayne WebsterDec 16, 20191 minRepresentation and StructureDifferent representations uncover mathematical structure.

Jayne WebsterFeb 14, 20191 minProcedural VariationOCMC - One concept, multiple changes Same model, ratio and 15. Different questions. So what does this set of questions draw the learners attention too? Give ...

Jayne WebsterFeb 14, 20191 minLove VariationThe following posts give examples of different types of variation and ideas for use in the classroom. When looking at the posts it is useful to ask yourself...