Check out the resources and links in the newsletter below. They all link to the very best TES Maths resources, which are completely free once you register on the website.

**Star resource**

**Maths resources for gifted and talented pupils**

A collection of resources that should keep even your brightest young mathematicians on their toes.

**Number and algebra**

**30 number starters**

Starter activities covering a variety of number skills, including calculation and work with decimals. Ideal to get your class in gear.

**Balancing equations**

The balance method is one the best ways to teach equations. This worksheet provides a great visual approach to get students thinking.

**Shape and Space**

**Properties of quadrilaterals**

All you could ever need to teach, investigate and develop the study of the properties of quadrilaterals.

**Pythagoras’ Theorem**

Two beautifully designed PowerPoint presentations, jam-packed with activities, questions and explanations of Pythagoras’ Theorem.

**Data and statistics**

**Probability activity cards**

A selection of cards for use in the classroom to generate discussion on the probabilities of various different events.

**Three in a line: finding the mean**

A simple game to get students practising finding the mean. Encourages higher-level thinking.

**Post-16**

**Fractional and negative indices**

An ‘ever wondered why?’ activity where students match up the answers to fractional and negative indices questions.

**Further Pure 1 revision notes**

For any students studying for the Further Pure 1 module, these chapter summaries are ideal for aiding revision. Easy to adapt.

## Community

*Advice & chat from the maths forum*

**Advice for aspiring maths teachers**

Tips for this career switcher on how to brush up their maths skills in preparation for training as a teacher.

**Maths guest speakers**

Do you have any recommendations for inspirational teachers to talk to C/D borderline pupils?

**Ability groups in maths**

Join this heated discussion on whether or not it’s feasible to get rid of ability groups in maths.

**iPads – could they make maths teaching easier?**

Could students use Apple’s tablet to show their working for problems?

**How to teach improper fractions**

Maths teachers share their advice on how to teach this topic.