The Centre of a Triangle

The Centre of a Triangle

A super activity where pupils can decide how to find the centre of a triangle: then you may have to support them with the appropriate constructions. Flipchart (here) and pdf (here) files available. Also you can watch the excellent Journey to the Centre of a Triangle...

Ben, Polygons, Proof, Thinkers and Transforming

Ben, Polygons, Proof, Thinkers and Transforming

All published by ATM costing £50+ (£40+ for members). Recommend all of them, available individually from ATM at their shop. Maths with Ben : Enrichment Activities (ISBN 1 898611 42 4) KS2,3 "All the activities in this book are intended to be used for...

Four 4s

Four 4s

A classic problem from the 19th century that can used as an introduction to priority of operations (BIDMAS) and factorials. There are different ways on finding solutions, and it depends on what you allow to be used. Can also be used to help show the difference between...

MEI Problem Solving Guide

MEI Problem Solving Guide

Really useful 33 page guide in 7 sections offers A level, GCSE Higher and Foundation problem solving techniques as well as links to 25 problems from these areas. Sections are: Introduction - addressing concerns  Asking the right questions Using group work Key...

Maths and Science: 2 key reports

Maths and Science: 2 key reports

Two useful reports that show interconnections between mathematics and science. A good read for all science and mathematics teachers. The Language of Mathematics in Science: Guide There are chapters on the following in this 132 page report: Collecting data Doing...

Algebra Arrows

Algebra Arrows

Excellent resource from the Freudenthal Institute in the Netherlands, that can be used in a variety of ways. It uses java so will not work on all browsers. However there is an alternative way to get to it. If you use Chrome see Method 2 to download this resource. Also...

Tangram Fractions

Tangram Fractions

Fold or draw out the tangram parts from a one unit square. A popular activity. Create objects using all 7 pieces. Find the area of each part as a fraction of the unit square. Links to other interesting and useful tangram sites. Instructions to create the tangram by...

Pi Day 2017

Pi Day 2017

Here are plenty of activities, many of them interactive, to use on pi day, (March 14) - Tuesday in 2017. Includes: Free Circle Drawing Competition Activity (suitable for most ages) with both pdf and flipchart available videos including Numberphile pi from...

Teacher Workload

Teacher Workload

Materials from the full recommendations from the 3 independent review groups are available: For poster see here.  For pamphlet here.  For full recommendations here. For more on assessment an marking see here.

Maths Articles from The Conversation

Maths Articles from The Conversation

Articles on Maths from The Conversation - topical articles usually related to use of mathematics in our everyday life. Articles on Pi from The Conversation - as above but just related to Pi.

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