Pie Chart Resources

Pie Chart Resources

Introductory lesson plan for pie charts including pie chart blanks with 24, 30, 36, 40, and 50 spokes (pdf file). Flipchart for pie charts lesson. Excel file to create pie chart for travel to school data (can be adapted) from frequency table. Includes pie chart blanks...

Printable Paper

Printable Paper

Updated July 2020. Sites that offer isometric, square, circular geoboard paper (ie grid/dotty/spotty) include the brilliant nRich site and the excellent Illuminations site. Click for an excel file here for Square Grid blanks of Dots between 3 and 25 dots across here...

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...

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