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Maths mastery approach

The 7 Essential Features of Every Maths Mastery Approach

Teaching new material to students that haven’t grasped the fundamentals is a recipe for disaster. Yet that was what traditional teaching methods almost always encountered. This blog describes what a maths mastery approach is and the 7 essential features of teaching using a maths mastery approach.

GESS 2020 Awards

Emile Shortlisted for a GESS 2020 Award!

We are delighted to announce that Emile has been shortlisted for a GESS 2020 Award!

It’s a fantastic recognition of the impact Emile is having on children around the world.

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Easy Apostrophes for Primary School Teachers

The apostrophe is a punctuation mark that is often misused.
It is one of the common grammatical mistakes that irritates people on Facebook and Twitter, and that parents love to highlight if a teacher gets wrong!


Determiners for Teachers, Parents and Learners

Table of Contents Determiners: What are they? Determiners are scattered across almost every sentence and many of us are blissfully unaware of it. Determiners are words placed in front of

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Times Table Speed Test – Free for Your School

What is the the Times Table Speed Test? Our times table speed test mimics the Department for Education’s new Year 4 Multiplication Table Check (MTC).  The MTC is an online check (there

Subitizing Resources

Subitizing Resources by Ian Addison

This is a copy of a blog about Subitizing by and with the kind permission of Ian Addison. More of the Ian’s blogs can be read here: http://ianaddison.net/subitizing-resources/   You may

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Emile Review by Mr Hunt – Teaching from the Front Line –

The excellent Mr Hunt from Tottington primary School trialled Emile with his class and made this video unprompted! https://emile-education.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Tottington-primary-school-spelling-app.mp4 About Mr Hunt  Mr Hunt is a primary school teacher at

Bett Finalist 2020

BETT Awards Finalist

The Bett Awards are a celebration of the inspiring creativity and innovation that can be found throughout technology for education.  The awards form an integral part of Bett each year, the world’s leading showcase

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Tips and Tricks

Reduce Teacher Workload by Getting Rid of Homework?

“Reduce teacher workload by taking a different approach to homework.”  Charlie Liu argues here that homework can be more effective and dramatically reduce teacher workload if a few changes in

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Top 10 Teacher Blogs

We were delighted to find out that our Emile Blog has been listed as one of the Top 10 Teacher blogs to follow! We work hard to Blog regularly and

Year 1 Maths Vocab Word Cloud
Maths Vocab

Maths Vocab for Year 1

We’ve pulled out the below vocabulary from the maths national curriculum. We hope you find it useful! We’ll be doing this for other years in the coming weeks.    Download


Where You Can Meet Emile in September & October!

Following a surge in demand, Emile is traveling the country demonstrating the best online resource for primary schools and secondary schools. Below are just a few of the events we


Assessment Frameworks & Levels

National Curriculum Levels were brought for primary schools in 2014. In Years 2 and 6, children take SATs exams and given a “level” in Reading, Writing and Maths. It takes

Letters for Parents

Multiplication Tables Check (MTC) Letter for Parents

Multiplication Tables Check (MTC) Letter for Parents Below is a suggested letter that can be sent out to parents describing and reassuring them about the Year 4 Multiplication Tables Check.

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MTC Guide

Table of Contents MTC Guide Overview With the Multiplication Tables Check (MTC) coming in next June, we’ve put together a little MTC guide due to the complexity in setting the

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Tips and Tricks

Tips on Classroom Displays

What Makes a Good Classroom Display? With students and teachers spending approximately 35 hours a week in the classroom, it makes sense to make it a comfortable and encouraging place

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