I have used this activity several times now throughout my career and I must say I always enjoy using this. Be prepared for a few lessons where things may feel somewhat chaotic but the truth is there is so much value in this activity. When I stop and think about how statistics is generally taught,…

Read MoreAfter successful inquiry lessons with both my year 7 and 8 classes I decided to try inquiry with my year 9 class. The lesson before had been on writing numbers as the product of prime factors and this lesson was on HCF/LCM. I saw that inquiry maths had an inquiry that could be used ‘The…

Read MoreDecided to make a work booklet for my year 12 group based on proof by contradiction. The work booklet is here: Proof by contradtiction notes sheet I made the booklet to work in conjunction with the Dr Frost Maths powerpoint (an absoltue life saver if like me you have not been teachng A Level for…

Read MoreAfter the announcement of variationtheory.com at mathsconf15 I must admit I was very excited to try out some of the resources in my lesson. So when I was faced with product of prime factors I decided to see if there would be a variation theory resource out there and there was! https://variationtheory.com/2018/02/26/product-of-prime-factors/ I took the…

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