# TES Maths ROTD: February 2016

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 website and tweet it out via @TESmaths. I call thisContinue reading

# What does a hairdresser do?

This week on the Just the Job Podcast, I spoke to Shaun Frew, a hairdresser in Preston. We spoke about dealing with bad hair, the importance of the Daily Mail app, Shaun’s three question rule, giving marriage counsellingContinue reading

# Area of a Triangle – Guess the Misconception

Last week we looked at a question on Fractions and Decimals, and the reason for the biggest misconception was a very surprising one (see last week’s results). How will you fare predicting the most commonContinue reading

# Fractions and Decimals – The Answers Revealed!

Last week’s question on fractions and decimals has been written by AQA as a taster to the kind of questions students can expect on the 2017 Maths GCSE. As some of you may know, AQA will haveContinue reading

# What does a Diplomat do?

Not content with terrorising people’s ears via my Mr Barton Maths Podcast, I have a non-maths spin-off called the Just the Job Podcast. On it, I interview people about the jobs they do. Hopefully itContinue reading

# Fraction Images – TES Maths ROTW

The following resource has been kindly shared on the TES Maths website. It is available to purchase by registering. And to access all the lovely Resource of the Week (ROTW) resources, just click here Every fourth Resource ofContinue reading

# Fractions and Decimals – Guess the Misconception

Last week we looked at Tree Diagrams, and something very exciting happened! The most common misconception, as predicted by teachers, did not match the most common misconception held by students. (see last week’s results). This is exciting, asContinue reading

# Tree Diagrams – The Answers Revealed!

It is a very exciting week in the world of Guess the Misconception (for me, anyway!). Because, after a very impressive run, I am afraid to say that the teachers have incorrectly predicted the mostContinue reading

# Bruno Reddy – Times Table Rockstars and MrReddy.com

On this episode of the Mr Barton Maths Podcast I spoke to Bruno Reddy, former Head of Maths at King Solomon Academy, creator of MrReddy.com, and the man behind the phenomenon that is Times Table Rockstars. InContinue reading

# Free GCSE Maths Revision Streams

February 16th marks the start of the 100 Days to GCSE Maths countdown. Celebrate in style with our completely free GCSE Maths Revision Streams from Diagnostic Questions! Choose from either Higher or Foundation, and eachContinue reading

# Tree Diagrams – Guess the Misconception

It’s five in a row for the teachers, having once again correctly predicted the most common student misconception in a straight line graphs question (see last week’s results). This week we take a look at aContinue reading

# Straight Line Graphs – The Answers Revealed!

Well, it is four in a row for teachers, as once again you successfully predicted the most common student misconception to the following question on straight line graphs. But it was a close one! Indeed,Continue reading