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 resources of the week**

**Marvellous maths movies**

10 of the best maths video clips uploaded to TES Resoruces.

**Number and Algebra**

**The inequaliser**

Students must work as detectives to solve a robbery using their ‘inequality’ skills.

**Value for money**

Comparing chocolate deals to see which offers the best value for money.

**Shape and Space**

**True or false 3D shapes**

10 questions on the properties of 3D shapes.

**Loci problems lesson**

Animations to help students visualise the concept of Loci.

**Data and Statistics**

**Data handling taboo cards**

A set of taboo cards covering major data handling topics.

**Averages treasure hunt**

Activity that can be used around the classroom or as a card sort. Challenge students to work out simple averages and more.

**Post 16**

**Revision quiz **

An engaging set of pub-quiz style questions and answers.

**Discovering e**

A free online Autograph activity that allows students to discover the value of e.

*In the spotlight – Mathispower4u*

**Mathispower4u** offers video tutorials to assist learning on demand for secondary maths students. Topics range from **basic arithmetic** to **algebra**, **calculus** and beyond.

## Community

*Advice from the TES Maths forum*

**GCSE maths results**

Is there as big a problem with maths as there was with English?

**The future is linear…**

Are you thinking about abandoning modular a year early?

**Edexcel Linear grade boundaries**

Do you think they are fit for purpose?

**How many GCSE maths lessons a week**

Teachers compare how many lessons they teach and one teacher asks, �is three lessons a week enough�?

**Remarks**

How have your remarks been going? Teachers compare the results so far.

**Teaching negative numbers**

Teachers share ideas of interesting ways to teach this topic.