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How do teachers we convince students that studying algebra and trigonometry is worthwhile? How do we show them the methods with the conviction that these are the building blocks of something ever greater, dynamic and full of prospect? We turn to the time that that mathematics was it - the latest thing, the cutting edge! The history of mathematics is the way to make it real. 

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Tarquin's new games, the 6 packs of Maths Trumps, are launched this month. Using games well in education is never easy. But revision and reinforcement are often dull and verging on rote and repetitious. Maths Trumps can be part of the armoury for teachers and parents wanting to get children going with mathematical facts and thinking about the mathematics they learn...without feeling they are. So in this piece we look at how different user groups can employ Maths Trumps to reach the parts that other games just cannot reach.

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2020 Update: Clocks that are taking the world by storm! 
 
We are always looking for well-executed, original ideas for our customers and here's an idea that appealed to us wholeheartedly. A home or classroom clock is an object to be viewed mostly either in desperation (where did that time go?) or in exasperation (why won't that minute hand move faster?) 
 
Ideas in Time have created many wonderful clocks that focus the mind on the mathematics of time and space. Perfect as gifts for mathematicians and nerds generally, as centrepieces of their place of work or as a very personal reminder of the wonders of the universe!
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