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Just Maths is a subscription site, and for just over £200 you will get a series of videos supported with worksheets, teacher’s notes and exam questions. Two sets of materials are available for purchase. Their top 40 package is aimed at those borderline students that need targeted support which could also be used for KS3 students, if required. The second set of resources, Big Fat 50, has been developed using the topics and skills needed for the 2015 maths GCSE course.
Maths Pad is a subscription site with a lot of resources available for free. There are several parts of the site to investigate. The interactive resources are engaging puzzles which encourages students to experiment first and think about the maths after. The exam questions are all online and allow students to test themselves and check their answers immediately after completion. Resources are easy to find by topic and there is a strong emphasis on flipped learning. Subscription is very reasonable and brings the added bonus of extra resources that can be set as classwork or homework. Parents and teachers can also track the progress of the students.
Maths Watch contains packs of resources made up of videos and worksheets that act as a revision resource for students. Resources are available for Primary, KS3, GCSE and recently AS material can be purchased. Individual discs can be purchased for under £5 with annual subscriptions available for Maths departments. Video samples are available to preview on the website and if you do subscribe the videos are well adapted to use on android, IOS and windows phones.
I was really impressed with this site, the free trial allows you to use all the features before choosing to purchase the primary or secondary package for your school. Students studying from home can use the resources for free, as can parents. You will find a huge number of exam questions on Mathster which are easy to search for using filters for year group, topic and level. Features such as the ability to answer on-line and keep a record of your score make this much more interactive and engaging to learners. On top of all that you get videos and worksheets that relate to each type of question. There is much more such as badges and customisation that is beyond the scope of this review. More detailed information can be found in this video.
MyMaths is a popular, subscription site that is enjoyed by over 4 million students a year. There are resources here for primary and secondary students and new material is constantly in production. For the students it is one of the most interactive resources I have come across. Lessons guide you through concepts step by step with sound and moving image. The homework activities are equality engaging with a series of questions that are answered on-line and helpful web calculator for when things get tricky. On top of all of that there are games and booster lessons. Subscription brings you the full content and the bonus of being able to track students’ progress.
Teach Further Maths contains PowerPoint resources to purchase for A-level and further maths. With 50 presentations and 2000 slides there is plenty of content all listed on the website. With subscription costs which work out less than the price of a textbook every maths department in the country should be able to afford a site licence. Prices are even less for students. There are some excellent reviews from users who value the look as well as quality of content. Download the sample and have a look for yourself.
Where to start with teach Mathemetics, well first take note of the experience behind this website. Three teachers with international, IB experience and examiner expertise should ensure you will get the best quality resources. Resources have been tested in lessons with over 150 ideas for others to use in the classroom. Topics are separated into the 4 main areas of mathematics with many interactive activities included. It is worth visiting just to see how Angry Birds can be combined into a maths lesson. Subscription fee is very reasonable and availability for 12 or 24 months. Use the sitemap to find the free resources to try before you buy.
Ten Ticks has been around for a long time and over 4800 worksheets, available to use for teachers and tutors. Free samples are available if you register and all topics are covered from reception though to year 11. As well as worksheets, ten ticks has moved online with interactive resources available from home or in school. When you subscribe you get your own navigation page where you have access to all the worksheets as well as videos and tests which have interactive drag and drop activities and instant feedback. This feedback can be tracked by the student, parents or teacher. There are loads of other options available such as course building for class teachers and revision activities for students.
At We Teach Maths you get complete lessons available for GCSE which have been adapted for the 2015 GCSE syllabus. You get complete lessons with presentations, worksheets and activities. To check understanding helpful checklists are provided as well as mini assessments and topic tests. A similar set of resources are available for A-level with free samples to inspect before you buy. A range of subscription options are available for individuals and maths departments.
This is an Australian site that has been adapted for the UK market. As the name suggests resources are in the form of videos, some of which are interactive. You also get interactive question practice with instant feedback, much of which is free to trial. If you do subscribe there is access to over 2100 videos each with practice questions.
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