Maths Shed

What is meant by mastery in mathematics and how to use MathShed to incorporate it into your classroom

What is mastery in mathematics? The term ‘mastery’ means pupils acquiring a profound, secure, lasting and adaptable knowledge and skillset in mathematics. You will sometimes also hear the phrase “teaching for mastery” which refers to schoolwide policies and classroom practices that come together to allow children the best opportunities to achieve mastery in mathematics. For …

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Teaching mathematics in primary schools – an EdShed guide

On Monday 6th July 2020, the Department for Education released guidance on teaching mathematics in primary schools. It is part of the Government’s plan to encourage schools to focus on key knowledge and skills (or operations) in mathematics as they build out and implement a “recovery curriculum”. Since the document was released, we have been …

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White Rose-style and mastery maths learning from MathShed

MathShed’s Mastery Scheme and How to Use It Not only do we have our calculation fact fluency web game and app, we also provide a full mastery scheme to teachers and schools who subscribe to MathShed. Key features:– Fully-resourced – Complete curriculum coverage – Practical tasks – Worksheets or worksheet-free teaching options – Whole-class with …

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