Nrich – In a box

My year 9s and I have been working through the topic of probability. We have already looked at sample space diagrams and now we have looked at tree diagrams. My year 9s are top set and so I wanted to give them something that would make them think instead of doing run of the mill…

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Frayer Model

I was introduced to Frayer Models at Mathsconf17 and remember thinking what a great idea this seemed at that I wanted to give this a go for myself. I have finally this week used them with a few of my classes and I must say, I have been very happy with the results. The reason…

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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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