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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Probing Questions 1 – Complete – The Factors and Multiples Game
For all the rich maths tasks and probing questions in this series, and for the pedagogy behind the concept, please visit the Probing Maths Questions Index [...]
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 22nd to 28th September
Each day I select one of my favourite free maths resources that have been uploaded and shared by the generous and incredibly talented users of the TES [...]
Maths Diagnostic Question Bundles 6: Transforming Functions, Circles, etc
We are edging ever closer to 3000 mathematics diagnostic questions and 6000 followers on the Maths Diagnostic (hinge) Questions website. I am so pleased [...]
New Maths Curriculum Collection 1: Basic Arithmetic & Number Operations
Each fortnight, I will put together a selection of resources designed to help cover the objectives of the new maths curriculum for secondary schools (Key [...]
TES Maths Resource of the Week 50 – Free Maths Resource Library
The following resource has been kindly shared on the TES Maths website. It is available to download for free by registering. And to access all the lovely [...]
BBC Radio 4 – The Educators – Jo Boaler
Just the other day, me and 4 of my lovely students from Thornleigh Saleisan College, Bolton, were interviewed as part of the BBC Radio 4 series “The [...]
GCSE Maths Update from AQA
Today Andrew Taylor, Head of Mathematics at AQA, posted an update on the new GCSE Maths Specification on the TES Maths Forum. I thought it was worth [...]
TES Top 10 Resources: Decision Maths
The following collection of resources have been assembled by theTES Maths Panel. They can be downloaded for free by registering on the TES website. [...]
TES Top 10 Resources: Assessment, feedback and questioning
The following collection of resources have been assembled by theTES Maths Panel. They can be downloaded for free by registering on the TES website. John [...]
Question of the Week 9: Chinese Multiplication
The following question is taken from my website Diagnostic Questions. Here you will find 1000s of free, high quality maths multiple choice diagnostic / [...]
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 15th September to 21st September
Each day I select one of my favourite resources that have been uploaded and shared by the generous and incredibly talented users of the TES Maths [...]
TES Maths Resource of the Week 49 – San Gaku
What is it? According to the author, San Gaku, also known as Japanese Temple Problems, are challenging geometric puzzles. And when he says they are [...]
Diagnostic Question Bundles 5: FDPs, 3D Co-ordinates, Trigonometry Graphs
Plenty of brand new maths diagnostic (hinge) multiple choice questions for you this week, as I try my very best to maintain my “5 questions a [...]
Question of the Week 8: Domain and Range of Inverse Functions
The following question is taken from my website Diagnostic Questions. Here you will find 1000s of high quality maths multiple choice diagnostic / hinge [...]
TES Maths Newsletter 46
Check out the resources and links in the newsletter below. They all link to the very best TES Maths resources, which are completely free once you register [...]
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 8th to 14th September
Each day I select one of my favourite free maths resources that have been uploaded and shared by the generous and incredibly talented users of the TES [...]
Diagnostic Question Bundles 4: Time, Pythagoras, Surds, Algebra and more
Not quite as many new sets of maths diagnostic (hinge) questions as I would have liked this week, but I do have a good excuse… I have completely [...]
TES Maths Resource of the Week 48 – Adding Fractions 4 in a Line
The following resource has been kindly shared on the TES Maths website. It is available to download for free by registering. What is it? Another simple [...]
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 1st September to 7th September
Each day I select one of my favourite resources that have been uploaded and shared by the generous and incredibly talented users of the TES Maths [...]
Diagnostic Question Bundles 3: Functions, Place Value, Congruency and more!
Yeah, yeah, yeah, so after making my big claim that I was going to write 20 diagnostic (or hinge) questions a week for my website back in July, I [...]