# TES Maths ROTD: March 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

# Dan Meyer – 3 Act Math, Desmos, TED Talk and more!

On this episode of the Mr Barton Maths Podcast I got to speak to one of my all-time maths heroes, Dan Meyer. Dan is know for many things, including his dy/dan blog, TED Talk “Math Class needsContinue reading

# GCSE Foundation Maths Revision – Resource of the Week

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

# Pythagoras and Trigonometry Collection

Interesting teaching ideas for introducing and revising Pythagoras’ theorem and trigonometry Pythagoras’ theorem and trigonometry are two of those classic topics that pupils revisit year-on-year. This is partly because these topics come in many forms and interestingContinue reading

# Golden Ratio: Are you beautiful? – TES Maths Resource of the Week

What is it? I have dabbled several times over my teaching career with the Golden Ratio. I have used rectangles, buildings and bridges, but I have never quite stumbled upon a lesson that I amContinue reading

# Bearings – The Answered Revealed!

Bearings are the kind of topic that students cannot bear (sorry). The tend to sneak their way into several key topics, most notably angle facts, construction and trigonometry. Hence, if a student’s understanding of bearings isContinue reading

# Charlie Stripp – NCETM and MEI

On this episode of the Mr Barton Maths Podcast I spoke to Charlie Stripp, the Director of the NCETM and Chief Executive of the MEI. Throughout our chat we covered loads of things, including: Charlie‘s view on technologyContinue reading

# Bearings – Guess the Misconception

Last week we looked at a question on the area of a triangle, and two very different misconceptions came to light (see last week’s results). How will you fare predicting the most common student misconception on thisContinue reading