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Monthly Archives: April 2016

TES Maths ROTD: April 2016
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 [...]
Discovering Pythagoras – TES Maths Resource of the Week
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 [...]
Diagnositc Questions GCSE Maths Exam Papers
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 [...]
Rationalise the Denominator – Guess the Misconception
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 [...]
Malteaser’s Mystery Case – TES Maths Resource of the Week
Malteaser’s Mystery Case – TES Maths Resource of the Week
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 [...]
Cumulative Frequency – The Answers Revealed!
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 [...]
What does a Restaurant Owner do?
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 [...]
Cumulative Frequency – Guess the Misconception
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 [...]
Fractions Investigation – TES Maths Resource of the Week
Fractions Investigation – TES Maths Resource of the Week
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 [...]
Angle Facts – The Answers Revealed!
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 [...]
Will Emeny – Great Maths Teaching Ideas and Numeracy Ninjas
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 [...]
TES Maths GCSE Revision Collection
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 [...]
What does a Firefighter do?
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, [...]
Angle Facts – Guess the Misconception
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 [...]
If the Sun was the size of a Football – TES Maths Resource of the Week
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 [...]
Free GCSE Maths Revision on Diagnostic Questions
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 [...]
What does a Classical Musician do?
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 [...]