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ESOL – Literacy – Numeracy

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NRICH Maths

NRICH maths is an extensive collection of resources that promotes maths through problem solving. There are many interesting activities that encourage learners to think of different ways of solving problems, which is a change from many maths sites. The site covers a wide range of levels, from primary to secondary.

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Cuisenaire rods

Cuisenaire rods are a physical learning tool that are used primarily in the teaching of maths concepts, such as fractions. However, they also have application in language learning, such as for showing word stress and intonation. Examples of how cuisenaire rods can be used in language learning can be found on many websites, including an…

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Maths worksheets

There are numerous (geddit?) websites offering maths worksheets. Here are some of my favourites. I have replaced one of my previous recommendations because of the high number of trackers the site uses. themathworksheetsite.com themathworksheetsite includes a limited range of free worksheets that are generated dynamically. I particularly like the free number line generator, which generates…

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Teacher’s Corner

Teacher’s Corner is a fantastic website, full of resources for teachers. Grouped under the ‘printable worksheets’ tab are a range of ready made worksheets, including crosswords, word searches, word scrambles, telling the time worksheets, money worksheets and maths worksheets. There is also a word cloud generator. What sets this website apart from others is the…

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Arcademic Skill Builders

Arcademic Skill Builders is a fantastic website for ESOL and numeracy learners. The site contains a variety of games that enable learners to practise maths and English. What’s great about the games is that learners can play against each other by creating a private room that others can join if they know the password. Examples…

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maths-starters.co.uk

maths-starters.co.uk contains a range of activities that can be used as a nice way of starting off a maths lesson. Although the objective of each activity is not immediately obvious, they can quite easily be figured out with a bit of clicking. What’s particularly good about the activities is that they can be customised via…

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Fun with fraction flags

Fraction flags is an application which allows learners to practise fractions in a fun way. When presented with a blank flag and instructions to make a flag with 2 colours, learners will typically make a simple half and half flag. They soon discover that there are many other possibilities and it often becomes a competition…

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MrBartonMaths.com

MrBartonMaths.com is a maths website that caters mainly for GCSE courses, but also has resources from Key Stages 3 and 4 to A-level. The website contains a extensive library of resources, and is divided into areas for teachers, pupils and parents. My only criticism of the website is that it is not the most user-friendly…

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Corbett Maths

Corbettmaths.com is a maths website that caters mainly for GCSE courses, but also has resources from primary to A-level. The website contains an impressive library of videos and worksheets, covering a wise range of maths topics, from 2D and 3D shapes, to fractions and percentages.

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Ruler – Measurement game

Centimetres measurement game from FunBrain.com There are three levels: Easy; Medium; Hard.

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