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Something in Common: my latest maths rich task obsession
Something in Common: my latest maths rich task obsession
Last year, maths teacher John Burke contacted me to offer to share his amazing collection of 30 Something in Common maths rich tasks with me. Over the last [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Grid Sums Puzzle – TES Maths Resource of the Week
Grid Sums Puzzle – 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 [...]
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 [...]
Maths Problems for Key Stage 2 and 3 – TES Maths Resource of the Week 91
Maths Problems for Key Stage 2 and 3 – TES Maths Resource of the Week 91
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 [...]
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 31st August to 13th September
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 31st August to 13th September
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 [...]
Diffy: our Year 7’s first Maths lesson – TES Maths Resource of the Week 85
Diffy: our Year 7’s first Maths lesson – TES Maths Resource of the Week 85
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 [...]
Back to School Maths Collection
Back to School Maths Collection
Happy New School Year! Yes, the summer is over, September is here, and with it comes the return of hundreds of students who have miraculously forgotten [...]
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 13th to 19th July 2015
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 13th to 19th July 2015
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 [...]
Arithmagons – my second favourite type of rich task
Arithmagons – my second favourite type of rich task
Myself and my colleague, Erica Richards, have created a series of Arithmagon activities covering 14 different maths topics. Okay, so they are no Venn [...]
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 6th to 12th July 2015
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 6th to 12th July 2015
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 [...]
The art of teaching anti-functional maths
The art of teaching anti-functional maths
I have started writing for a new TES blog. Below is my first article on what I see are the dangers of an over-emphasis on so-called functional or real life [...]
Venn Diagram Activities
Venn Diagram Activities
I have created and uploaded to TES 24 Venn Diagram activities, covering a whole host of mathematical topics, from straight line graphs to probability, [...]
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 22nd to 28th June 2015
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 22nd to 28th June 2015
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 [...]
Lesson Collection 81: Function Machines – TES ROTW 81
Lesson Collection 81: Function Machines – TES ROTW 81
For the next few weeks, the ROTW will be looking at examples of complete lessons on TES. I find resources like this fascinating, as they give you a real [...]
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 15th to 21st June 2015
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 15th to 21st June 2015
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 [...]
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 8th to 14th June 2015
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 [...]
@TESMaths Resource of the Day: 25th to 31st May 2015
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 [...]
New Maths Rich Tasks… continued!
I have now created a set of 25 maths rich tasks, which are all available (for free!) here. I have put these together from some of my favourite activities [...]