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TES Maths ROTD: February 2016
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 [...]
What does a hairdresser do?
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 [...]
Area of a Triangle – Guess the Misconception
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 [...]
Developing Maths Vocabulary – TES Maths ROTW 106
Developing Maths Vocabulary – TES Maths ROTW 106
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 [...]
Fractions and Decimals – The Answers Revealed!
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 [...]
What does a Diplomat do?
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 [...]
Fraction Images – TES Maths ROTW 105
Fraction Images – TES Maths ROTW 105
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 [...]
Fractions and Decimals – Guess the Misconception
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 [...]
Tree Diagrams – The Answers Revealed!
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 [...]
Bruno Reddy – Times Table Rockstars and MrReddy.com
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 [...]
Free GCSE Maths Revision Streams
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 [...]
Tree Diagrams – Guess the Misconception
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 [...]
Straight Line Graphs – The Answers Revealed!
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 [...]
Area of Flags – TES Maths ROTW 104
Area of Flags – TES Maths ROTW 104
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 [...]
TES Maths Investigations Collection
TES Maths Investigations Collection
Engaging investigation ideas to inspire creative thinking in your classroom Since the abolition of maths coursework, there is no formal requirement to [...]