Mathsbot is a great site for online manipulatives, question generators and much more. 

"I use this site all the time"  - Jayne Webster - Secondary Teacher and Mastery Specialist

The evolution of Diagnostic Questions - Craig Barton

Watch the introduction video

Topics in Depth

Each pack covers subject knowledge, teaching approaches, misconceptions and resources.  Very useful for PD with departments in Primary and Secondary. 

From the creator of Resourceaholic 

More Same Less

More-same-less grids are a great way to make sure pupils are thinking while they practice, rather than just mechanically repeating the same thing.

Minimally Different Questions

Good examples of procedural variation and intelligent practice.

New from the creator of MathsBot.

The idea is based on a Freyer model and there are good examples of standard, non standard and non examples - Variation

Sequences and behaviour to enable mathematical thinking in the classroom - by Craig Barton @mrbartonmaths


Ideas and resources for teaching secondary school mathematics.

Goal Free Problems

Goal free problems have been proven to support pupils in improving their knowledge and understanding by removing the cognitive load of the goal and therefore not prompting means-end analysis of a problem. 


Thinking Blocks

Thinking Blocks from MathPlayground is an excellent interactive bar modelling tool.  I have used it with Primary and Secondary.

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