Using Trigonometry

Using Trigonometry

Updated May 2018 Trigonometry: use in finding heights These excellent materials were designed at Leeds Metropolitan University and are excellent for seeing trigonometry in real use. Teacher/pupil task sheet with Clinometer...

Improving Mathematics in Key Stages Two and Three: Evidence Review

Using calculators to support learning: they help, not hinder learning The strong evidence found about calculators suggests that using calculators in maths lessons can boost pupils’ calculation and problem-solving skills, but they need to be used in a thoughtful and...

Factors of 24 Image

Factors of 24 Image

What do you and pupils see when you look at this image without the prompts? This image is about Factors of 24 and can lead on to an exploration of factors (which is directly linked to fractions with 24 as a denominator). Teacher notes with answers...

Fractals and Chaos books

Fractals and Chaos books

Here's a great set of books on fractals Great to get your head round fractals. Purchasing info below. Click on each title to buy separately from Amazon. Fractals Everywhere: The First Course in Deterministic Fractal Geometry ISBN 0-120-79062-9 One of the best books to...

Circles

Circles

Plenty of material here to support work on circles including links helpful sites for definitions, constructions and the circle theorems. Useful to TSST or SKE courses too. Flipchart file Pdf file Spreadsheet file Circle Grids flipchart Here are the sites we like for...

NCETM KS3 Teaching for Mastery Assessment materials

NCETM KS3 Teaching for Mastery Assessment materials

Very useful 53 page booklet in same format as Year 1 to Year 6 booklets available for primary teachers. Links Programme of Study statements to Big ideas with assessments for Mastery and Mastery with Greater Depth. Download from here (you may need to Register/Login...

Improving Mathematics in Key Stages 2 and 3: (Guidance Report

Improving Mathematics in Key Stages 2 and 3: (Guidance Report

Eight practical, evidence-based recommendations to improve outcomes in mathematics for 7 - 14 year olds. An excellent report that is essential reading for KS2 teachers and KS3 maths teachers. (Published 3/11/17) PDF report here. Report (online version) found here.

Maths from around the world

Maths from around the world

I've learnt a lot about mathematics and its history around the world from these books. Of these six books there are four key books here: Zaslavsky's book on African mathematics Crossley and Lun's translation of a classical Chinese text Joseph's book looking at...

Multiplying by Powers of 10

Multiplying by Powers of 10

This helps with understanding how place value works as the figures move and the decimal point stays still when multiplying by powers of 10. Also useful for seeing how each 5 is related to another 5 in a different row. Useful also to show how Billions (1000...

Decimal multiplication

Decimal multiplication

Click 3 cards to make a true statement. There are always several answers! Note that this and others below require flash which will work on most computer browsers (see here for guidance) but not iPhones or iPads. For the files: Decimal division Decimal multiplication...

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