# TES Maths ROTD: April 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

# Discovering Pythagoras – TES Maths 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

# Diagnositc Questions GCSE Maths Exam Papers

The first GCSE Maths exam is drawing ever nearer. If your students are anything like ours, they will be more than a little fed up of doing past exam papers. And if you are anythingContinue reading

# Rationalise the Denominator – Guess the Misconception

Last week on Guess the Misconception we looked at plotting cumulative frequency diagrams (see previous post for the results), and in a dramatic twist, the misconception that was the least voted for by teachers actually turnedContinue reading

# Cumulative Frequency – The Answers Revealed!

Last week’s question on plotting a Cumulative Frequency Diagram was one of the worst answered questions across the whole of the free daily GCSE Revision Stream to date, with less than 40% of students answeringContinue reading

# What does a Restaurant Owner do?

On this episode of the Just the Job Podcast I spoke to Noel Hunwick, the co-founder and Director of Marketing of the award-winningInamo Restaurants. In a wide ranging discussion, we talked about what it takes toContinue reading

# Cumulative Frequency – Guess the Misconception

Last week on Guess the Misconception we looked at angle facts (see previous post for the results), and in a dramatic twist, the misconception that was the least voted for by teachers actually turned out to beContinue reading

# Angle Facts – The Answers Revealed!

It has been a dramatic week for Guess the Misconception, upon its return after the Easter break. Firstly, there has been an outcry, both in my maths department and across the nation as a whole,Continue reading

# Will Emeny – Great Maths Teaching Ideas and Numeracy Ninjas

On this episode of the Mr Barton Maths Podcast I spoke to Will Emeny. Will is Head of Maths at Wyvern College, the author of the Great Maths Teaching Ideas Blog, as well a couple of excellent educational books, and the creatorContinue reading

# TES Maths GCSE Revision Collection

Top revision picks to prepare your GCSE learners for their upcoming exams It seems to me that the GCSE exams come round quicker every year. It feels like only five minutes since last year’s YearContinue reading

# What does a Firefighter do?

In what is being billed as a clash between two of the most macho jobs any man could have, on this episode of the Just the Job Podcast me, a maths teacher, spoke to Marty Royal, anContinue reading

# Angle Facts – Guess the Misconception

Following the Easter break, and far too much chocolate, Guess the Misconception returns, with a run right up until the GCSE Maths Exam. The idea is simple – can you predict what the most commonContinue reading

# If the Sun was the size of a Football – TES Maths Resource of the Week

What is it? Two reasonably painful topics to teach in maths (for me, anyway) are units of measurement and standard form. Fuse this with the eternal pressure to make maths as interesting and “real worldy”Continue reading

# Free GCSE Maths Revision on Diagnostic Questions

With under 50 days to go to the Maths GCSE (my hands are trembling writing that number!), I just wanted to share a few, exciting things we have put together at Diagnostic Questions that IContinue reading

# What does a Classical Musician do?

On this episode of the Just the Job Podcast I spoke to Llinos Owen, a classical musician with the orchestra of the Birmingham Royal Ballet and the ReedRage Bassoon Quartet. We talked about the pressure of auditions, the needContinue reading