Nrich – M, M and M

This week with my year 7 group I have been looking at averages; mean, median, mode and range. The previous lesson we went through median, mode and range and then for this lesson we were looking specifically at the mean. The students had done well with the median, mode and range and also expressed that…

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Maths conf 17

Yesterday I attended Maths conf 17; my 2nd maths conf and it was just as brilliant as my first. Maths conf is the most valuable maths CPD that I have taken part in. At my first Maths Conf in Manchester I met some other maths teachers the night before at the pre conference drinks, I…

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Nrich – Gabriel’s Problem

I love Nrich. It is such a brilliant website with so many brilliant problems for students to solve. If you have not yet spent some time navigating through the nrich website, go and do this now! They have problems for all age groups and for so many topics of maths. I always try to start…

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Nrich – Lives of Presidents

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,…

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