Creating New Habits

Last academic year I embarked upon a coaching course with 9 of my colleagues. During the course we went through various coaching strategies, the purpose of coaching and how we can implement it into our daily practise. We were given recommended reading and I have to admit I am only getting round to some of…

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Purposeful Practise

During a course run by the East Midlands Maths Hub we discussed what is actually meant by the term ‘purposeful practise’. We were shown the two pictures below and asked to discuss the differences between them: Both of these sets of questions involve simplifying fractions but the bottom set clearly shows more variety, It contains…

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Intro to 3D Vectors

This week I started on the 2nd year topic of vectors with my year 13s. I know this isn’t the recommended topic from the Edexcel textbook however the content of year 2 vectors doesn’t drastically differ from that in year 1. I used the prior knowledge skills check from the edexcel textbook as my starter…

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