About Leigh Redman

A passionate advocate for education, equality and a good flat white, Leigh is 3P Learning's Chief Marketing Officer. He is loathe to talk about himself in the third person, but can be convinced to do so from time to time. Tweet him @leighalex81.

The rise of breakfast clubs

Schools have a lot on their plate. They need to ensure that their teaching is supporting children that have special educational needs, speak English as a foreign language, are eligible for the pupil premium, or in reality, need support for a combination of these things. At the same time, any new initiative, resource or [...]

Captivating learners with Mathletics

Captivating learners can be one of the biggest challenges that teachers need to overcome. Captivation is more than engagement. Creating a truly personalised learning experience is about more than just accommodating different learning styles – it means focusing on the whole student. Each learner’s individual needs and interests, mixed with their personality and [...]

Giving teachers the freedom of time

As we move into 2017, the role of the teacher continues to become more complex and laden with extra demands that impinge on their time spent teaching. Data, reporting, evaluation, committees; the list goes on. It’s all time taken away from their students. More often than not, planning must be done outside school [...]

Meeting diverse student needs with Mathletics

One of the major challenges facing teachers is the need to cater to an increasingly diverse range of students. In the modern classroom, each student has their own unique learning abilities, backgrounds, and preferred learning styles. Teachers need to be able to provide differentiation, and one of the proven ways of achieving this [...]

Creating lesson plans with Mathletics

Did you know that you can create and save maths lesson plans in Mathletics? The Lessons area can also be used as a platform for collaborating and sharing lesson plans with colleagues. Creating Lessons for Collaborative Teaching To demonstrate how this function can be easily used to save time and share ideas, we [...]

Using Mathletics to support teaching for mastery

This tip looks at how Mathletics can support a mastery approach. Mathletics supports the NCETM definition of mastery. Mathletics activities have been carefully scaffolded to facilitate intelligent practice, help pupils consolidate their understanding and the various features allow pupils to take their learning deeper. The adaptive nature of activities means that pupils progress [...]

Using Mathletics Assessments for benchmarking

Did you know that as a subscriber to Mathletics, you have over 250 assessments tests at your fingertips? Setting the same assessment at multiple points across the school year provides excellent quantitative evidence of student improvement; very useful for benchmarking. This month's tip looks at how you can use the Assessments area of the [...]