Dr Lawler’s Blog


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A F*R*E*E* Times Table Pack

Here is something that you can download and use with little ones to develop their understanding of tables. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/table-patterns-lesson-one-investigating-the-two-times-table-11751706  


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Thank you BBC

If you have not heard, here in the UK all children are to be tested by the government on their times tables. So I went onto the BBC today to talk about it and not…



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Happy Christmas

Just to say a very happy Christmas for 2017 to you and yours. I will be on the radio on Christmas morning,  on Solid goldgem.am (www.solidgoldgem.am) so I hope you can join me there for…


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Wales and Mathematics

Welsh Education minister Kirsty Williams is to give details today of a new mathematics iniotiative to improve mathematics education in Wales. This is an exciting move for us at Lawler Education/Studymates and we await eagerly…


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Your Child’s Mathematics Education

In the autumn/fall of 2015 we are making the lives of teenagers far harder than ever before.  This is what raising standards in education actually means.  It means that exams will be harder. In mathematics…


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We are forgetting how to care

One of the hardest things  to do as a teacher is help young people develop values. Today, as I write I have knowledge of lies and rudeness from a British University to a person applying…


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A Four Letter Word: PUBLIC WARNING

PUBLIC WARNING PUBLIC WARNING PUBLIC WARNING PUBLIC WARNING Yes I am going to mention a four letter word and that is WORK. Sorry to state the obvious but as we head into exam season all…


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A huge problem for many parents

We are incredibly busy in the office working on our latest project which is the launch of an online academy in three weeks time. The software is all in place and being tested and we…