## Multiplication - 3 ideas for depth over speed

Having long abandoned rote memorisation for learning multiplication facts, I'm always on the lookout for ways to better engage in this...

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Alex Box

- May 14
- 2 min

Having long abandoned rote memorisation for learning multiplication facts, I'm always on the lookout for ways to better engage in this...

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Alex Box

- Apr 13
- 2 min

Meeting James - the creator of Maths Without Words It was the Maths Association of Victoria conference 2020 where I met James Tanton....

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Alex Box

- Mar 27
- 6 min

Five years ago, I didn't yet know what number talks were. What sparked an investigation into them was an opportunity to visit another...

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Alex Box

- Mar 3
- 2 min

Which one doesn’t belong? The top left, top right, bottom left or bottom right? What's your argument for why? What about the other...

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Alex Box

- Feb 26
- 3 min

Which one doesn't belong? The top left, top right, bottom left or bottom right? And what's your argument for why? Which One Doesn't...

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Alex Box

- Jan 23
- 5 min

Recently, I've discovered the power of the Notice & Wonder (N & W) routine for engaging and connecting whole maths learning communities....

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Alex Box

- Nov 27, 2020
- 4 min

I recently stumbled on this page in the Victorian Mathematics Teaching Toolkit. The list of common myths about learning maths caught my...

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Alex Box

- Nov 25, 2020
- 2 min

Hopeful Hexagons was the task that sparked a variety of investigations and fascinating discoveries during a Flipped Maths Teacher Circle...

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Alex Box

- Nov 22, 2020
- 3 min

How to set up a positive learning culture that gets students excited about maths and the year ahead is something that I've been putting...

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Alex Box

- Nov 2, 2020
- 1 min

My first Maths Teacher Circle experience was in January of this year. As someone who’s attended many PL workshops over the years, it was...

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Alex Box

- Sep 12, 2020
- 2 min

I used to believe that I wasn´t a maths person. I was, though, a passionate teacher who would try anything to reach all learners across...

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Alex Box

- Sep 27, 2019
- 2 min

Like many at age 18, I wasn´t really sold on what to do for a career. What I did know, was that I wanted to become completely...

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