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Inspire Maths - textbooks etc

Discussion in 'Primary' started by Cervinia, Nov 20, 2015.

  1. Cervinia

    Cervinia Occasional commenter

    Anyone using these? Thoughts?

    Singapore, Bar model etc.

    Anyone able to explain why their year 3 textbook is at a higher level than the year 3 curriculum?

    Thanks in advance.
  2. Gerbils150

    Gerbils150 New commenter

    We use it too. Personally I'm not a great fan. I find it jumps around but, as an NQT, perhaps that's just my inexperience showing. Perhaps once we've taught the whole year using it, it may all become clear. Also concerned about the level of challenge - is it too high? It goes to 3 digit numbers whereas our partner schools are teaching only to 2 digits for Yr 2. Confused!
  3. Vince_Ulam

    Vince_Ulam Star commenter

    Don't bother with it. Everything required is detailed in the National Curriculum, so stick to it and the formal methods it prescribes.

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