Pi Day 2017
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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 pies … Read More

Frogs
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Frogs – a pdf file that gives background, how to solve the frogs problem, how to link it to solving quadratics, graph and formula work, where to find a proof as well as hints to the proof. Frogs – a spreadsheet that can … Read More

Coloured Grids
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This simple idea works well and helps pupils with Reasoning skills. Lesson Notes (pdf file) Coloured Grids flipchart PowerPoint (1 second intervals) PowerPoint (2 second intervals)  

ACME Conference reports
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Click below for direct links to: Conference information Report: A framework of core content for ITT Report: Developing behaviour management content for ITT Report: National Standards for school-based ITT mentors Report: Standard for teachers’ professional development

Islamic geometric designs
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There are a wealth of free materials that can be used to support this topic. Here are my favourites. The Compass, Ruler and Protractor flash file can be used live (but work cannot be saved). Can also be used with any … Read More

Pi Day 2016
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Here are plenty of activities to use on pi day (March 14) – Monday in 2016. See also the earlier Free Circle Drawing Competition Activity. Pi Day 2016 pdf file Pi Day flipchart   See the Wolfram blog of 12 … Read More

Bar Method
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Examples of the bar method, mostly for secondary level here. Makes use of the excellent Thinking Blocks Modelling Tool. (I’m not keen on the individual tools or the individual Apps since they only focus on a single problem-type. Some of … Read More

Freehand Circle Drawing Competition
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This is an ideal pi day activity (March 14) to involve the whole school. Who can draw the perfect freehand circle? This was what the painter Giotto said he could do! Allows student to demonstrate their mastery of properties of circles. … Read More

Fraction Operations
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GeoDraw – Jamtec (Stoke) Ltd, any Geoboard, real or virtual, or dotty paper can be used to support the understanding of combining fractions. Fraction representations pdf   Fraction representations flipchart  Fraction representations notebook   Note that notebook file will have most … Read More

Shanghai Maths
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  Want to find out more about Shanghai mathematics? Then head over to our page that provides some background, further reading, reports to date plus lesson materials from Shanghai teachers who visited England. You might also like to read the … Read More

Mastery (Assessment)
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These materials are published by NCETM and OUP and are currently freely available here (though you may have to log in). They are produced in print and online versions. They all provide “Questions, tasks and activities to support assessment” in a … Read More