## What is big Maths Beat that?

‘Big Maths, Beat That! ‘ is an assessment tool that allows teachers to see exactly what their children know and what they don’t know. It provides children with a fun and motivational way to track their own progress and set their own targets for numeracy.

**What is CLIC test?**

Click tests are a quick and simple way to test and validate wireframes, designs and prototypes of websites, apps, or mobile webpages.

### What is CLIC in maths?

CLIC stands for ‘Counting’, ‘Learn Its’, ‘It’s Nothing New’ and ‘Calculation’. Maths lessons contain each of these elements. Counting: Children will count forwards and backwards in all kinds of steps depending on their level e.g. in 1s, 2s, 3s, 6s or even 25s!

**What does Big maths stand for?**

Big Maths is an approach to teaching number that aims to ensure that children are confident with number as they progress through school. It provides a rigorous and progressive structure and enables children to fully embed key skills and mathematical facts through engaging lesson.

## How do you beat maths?

The Day of the Test / Test Time

- Make sure you’re all ready to go.
- Have something to eat.
- Review your material, but don’t try to cram in weeks’ worth of math during the five minutes before the test!
- Follow all test directions carefully.
- Pencil in any memorized formulas or equations first.
- If you get stuck, skip it.

**What is CLIC in schools?**

Mathematics through the chronology of CLIC: When we look at Core Numeracy in more detail we see that it has a 4 stage process to it; Counting (children learn to count and to ‘count on’). Learn Its (children then short-cut this counting by recalling their ‘counting on’ as facts). In other words, Core Numeracy is CLIC!

### Who is Squiggleworth?

Squiggleworth is Pim’s pet and he can be used to help children have fun while they practice partitioning numbers. There are a number of steps that help children to learn the value of squiggles (place value) and Squiggleworth is there to make it friendly and fun.

**Is there a phobia of math?**

Numerophobia, arithmophobia or mathematics anxiety is an anxiety disorder, where the condition is fear of dealing with numbers or mathematics. Sometimes numerophobia refers to fear of particular numbers.

## What is CLIC teaching?

**Is Bodmas wrong?**

Wrong answer Its letters stand for Brackets, Order (meaning powers), Division, Multiplication, Addition, Subtraction. It contains no brackets, powers, division, or multiplication so we’ll follow BODMAS and do the addition followed by the subtraction: This is erroneous.

### What isbig Maths beat that?

BIG MATHS BEAT THAT! Every question in ‘Big Maths Beat That!’ is linked to a specific step of learning from the Big Maths framework. Every answer entered by a child allows you to identify any gaps in learning immediately.

**How many facts are in Big Maths?**

Big Maths takes the 144 multiplication tables facts and reduces them to just 36. You can do this because the Big Maths learning steps lay the foundation needed for children to recognise that 2 x 7 is the same as 7 x 2; It’s Nothing New. We also include 36 addition facts going up to 9 + 9.

## How many multiplication tables are in Big Maths?

Big Maths takes the 144 multiplication tables facts and reduces them to just 36. You can do this because the Big Maths learning steps lay the foundation needed for children to recognise that 2 x 7 is the same as 7 x 2; It’s Nothing New.

**Who is the director of Big Maths?**

Our Director, @AndrellCurtis tries to respond (with a certificate from us) to every tweet he finds each week (but sometimes he can be a bit late). Learn Its! The Learn Its section of Big Maths focuses on learning and recalling facts (multiplication tables and number bonds). The ‘Learn Its’ challenges check children’s retention of these facts:

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