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Monthly Archives: March 2016

TES Maths ROTD: March 2016
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 [...]
Dan Meyer – 3 Act Math, Desmos, TED Talk and more!
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 [...]
GCSE Foundation Maths Revision – Resource of the Week 109
GCSE Foundation Maths Revision – Resource of the Week 109
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 [...]
Pythagoras and Trigonometry Collection
Pythagoras and Trigonometry Collection
Interesting teaching ideas for introducing and revising Pythagoras’ theorem and trigonometry Pythagoras’ theorem and trigonometry are two of [...]
Golden Ratio: Are you beautiful? – TES Maths Resource of the Week 108
Golden Ratio: Are you beautiful? – TES Maths Resource of the Week 108
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 [...]
Bearings – The Answered Revealed!
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, [...]
Charlie Stripp – NCETM and MEI
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 [...]
Bearings – Guess the Misconception
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 [...]
Grid Sums Puzzle – TES Maths Resource of the Week 107
Grid Sums Puzzle – TES Maths Resource of the Week 107
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 [...]
Area of a Triangle – The Answers Revealed!
Area of a Triangle – The Answers Revealed!
Last week’s question on the area of a triangle brought up two key, but completely different misconceptions. And the one teachers felt was the most [...]
TES School Awards 2016
TES School Awards 2016
It is that time of year again where you have a chance to nominate a variety of people you know, and who make a difference to your lives, for the annual TES [...]