A huge field of info. and resources I could include under this post I’m sure! Thought at least I’d pop down a couple of resources that I’d used when introducing/teaching the topic, with reference to subtopic/year level perhaps… Year 8, Read More …

# Category: Resources

## Sequences and Series

For the second year in a row I have taught year 11 methods on sequences and series. Enjoy kicking it off with some discussion based on some pics I took on holidays before my first attempt at this. When Read More …

## Derivative / Rates of change

This ‘NBA Linear Jam‘ activity explores rates of change etc.

## Sampling distribution activity

Here’s a link to a desmos task on sampling distribution of Means, using students own data. Wasn’t sure where else to include it?!

## Work on linear equations / gradient etc

A collection of different resources here that involve linear equations, gradients (aka ‘slope’) etc. A desmos task on finding slopes from graphs This is a fun bike jumping desmos task on slopes and y-intercept

## Scale / scale drawings

Here’s a page of Robert K’s using Zoolander video clips to think about problems involving scales/scale drawings… There is also a desmos activity on giants/scale – perhaps a bit of an intro task??

## General probability

Here’s a page from ‘mathy cathy’ on probability that includes an intro activity on independent events. Could be of use… I also used this basketball idea off ‘tapintoteenminds’ site to launch 11 methods probability chat (actually the link to Scammell’s site Read More …

## Class size / pastoral care group / home room activities

Facing a new (well since 6+ years ago!) scenario for 2020 where I’ll be responsible for a pastoral care group (PCG) each morning at school. This is not a maths post… but one of those other important aspects of teaching Read More …

## Percentage tasks

Found this one on Desmos really helpful intro to percentages with a year 8 class – revealed what they might have known and was able to pause the activity at certain points for some key learning moments. There was also Read More …

## Venn diagrams

How have I not had a post before now on the Venn poem? Actually there’s a few out there but I thought this one from Brian Bilston was good to note for future reference! Here is another site though that Read More …