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Monthly Archives: July 2015

@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 13th to 19th July 2015
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 13th to 19th July 2015
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 [...]
555words – my (non maths!) blog
555words – my (non maths!) blog
Just in case you feel the need for a break from the wonderful world of mathematics over the summer, then you may be interested in my latest, [...]
Arithmagons – my second favourite type of rich task
Arithmagons – my second favourite type of rich task
Myself and my colleague, Erica Richards, have created a series of Arithmagon activities covering 14 different maths topics. Okay, so they are no Venn [...]
My new AfL with Diagnostic Questions workshop
My new AfL with Diagnostic Questions workshop
From September 2015, on Wednesday afternoons and all day Thursday, I will be available to deliver a brand-new, Assessment for Learning with Diagnostic [...]
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 6th to 12th July 2015
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 6th to 12th July 2015
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 [...]
Quadratics Collection – TES Maths Resource of the Week 83
Quadratics Collection – TES Maths Resource of the Week 83
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 [...]
Diagnostic Question Badges and Reputation Points
Diagnostic Question Badges and Reputation Points
Over at Diagnostic Questions, we have introduced a new feature, whereby students and teachers (because I know you wouldn’t want to be left out!), can [...]
Writing a new Scheme of Work – Part 19: One Year On
Writing a new Scheme of Work – Part 19: One Year On
You can view all the posts in the epic “Writing a Maths Scheme of Work” series on this page. It’s kind of like Game of Thrones, only with slightly less [...]
Writing a new Maths Scheme of Work – Part 18: Feedback, Dialogue and Redrafting
Writing a new Maths Scheme of Work – Part 18: Feedback, Dialogue and Redrafting
You can view all the posts in the epic “Writing a Maths Scheme of Work” series on this page. It’s kind of like Game of Thrones, only with slightly less [...]
Writing a new Maths Scheme of Work – Part 17: Assessments
Writing a new Maths Scheme of Work – Part 17: Assessments
You can view all the posts in the epic “Writing a Maths Scheme of Work” series on this page. It’s kind of like Game of Thrones, only with slightly less [...]
Writing a new Maths Scheme of Work – Part 16: Homeworks
Writing a new Maths Scheme of Work – Part 16: Homeworks
You can view all the posts in the epic “Writing a Maths Scheme of Work” series on this page. It’s kind of like Game of Thrones, only with slightly less [...]
The art of teaching anti-functional maths
The art of teaching anti-functional maths
I have started writing for a new TES blog. Below is my first article on what I see are the dangers of an over-emphasis on so-called functional or real life [...]
Diagnostic Questions: exciting news
Diagnostic Questions: exciting news
It gives me great pleasure to unveil a sneak preview of three brand-new, exciting features that are coming to Diagnostic Questions in the new academic [...]
Venn Diagram Activities
Venn Diagram Activities
I have created and uploaded to TES 24 Venn Diagram activities, covering a whole host of mathematical topics, from straight line graphs to probability, [...]
The 5 most interesting misconceptions in mathematics – my Edexcel Maths Conference Talk, July 2015
The 5 most interesting misconceptions in mathematics – my Edexcel Maths Conference Talk, July 2015
On Saturday 4th July, I was kindly invited to give the opening address at the wonderful Edexcel Maths Conference in Warwick. The title of my talk was [...]
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 29th June to 5th July 2015
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 29th June to 5th July 2015
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 [...]
Lesson Collection: Negative Numbers – TES Resource of the Week 82
Lesson Collection: Negative Numbers – TES Resource of the Week 82
For the next few weeks, the ROTW will be looking at examples of complete lessons on TES. I find resources like this fascinating, as they give you a real [...]