Stimulate, challenge, repeat!

What is the single most effective way of teaching times tables? Efficiency in relation to learning the times tables is not a topic that is often discussed. And yet as with all education, some ways of learning times tables are a lot more efficient than others. Of course, with learning, efficiency Read more…

May Newsletter

Recently the CEO of a major UK publishing house said in a radio interview that his company published a broad selection of views and it wasn’t their role to espouse a particular view. The same can’t be said for Brilliant Publications, at least when it comes to education. We have Read more…

One man, two people, accessible to all

What is the most effective way of allowing lower ability students the chance to fully appreciate Jekyll and Hyde? Jekyll and Hyde is a story that appeals to vast numbers of teenagers, not least because so many of them find the notion of becoming someone else an incredibly exciting idea. Read more…

To MTC or not to MTC?

This year, that IS the question as schools are given the option whether to administer the multiplication tables check (MTC) or not. Whatever your school’s decision, you know how important a pupil’s understanding of times tables is for future success in maths. Even if pupils are spared the test in Read more…