A KS2 lesson on algebra is demonstrated for primary teachers This Teaching Support Video, aimed at Maths teachers, features Isaac Anoom taking a lesson on the handshake problem; ?how many handshakes can n number of people make?. His lesson, observed by the class teacher and local authority maths advisor for Hertfordshire, is then discussed, along with some of the difficulties that teachers face when teaching algebra.

Isaac, also known as Mr Numbervator, is a qualified OFSTED commended experienced class teacher in key stages 1, 2 and 3, he holds a ?Teacher of The Year Award?, is Primary Maths Advisor for Guernsey and is a Maths Consultant.

The lesson was filmed at Mount Pleasant Nursery and JMI School near St Albans and features a year 6 class.

This programme is part of the KS2 Maths Lesson Planning Pack on Fractions, Decimals and Percentages, which includes two lesson starters, one great lesson idea and a CPD discussion.

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