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In the first TES maths newsletter of the academic year we have a back-to-school collection, algebra puzzle grids, superhero tree diagrams and outstanding A-level resources.
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Topic special: Back to school
10 hand-picked ideas and resources for the first week back at school from the TES Maths Panel.
New curriculum resources
Prepare to teach the 2014 curriculum using our guide for maths with recommended resources aligned to each new objective.
Number and algebra
Investigation: HCF, LCM, PFD
A structured investigation into the links between common factors, multiples and prime factor decomposition.
Algebra puzzle grids
A worksheet of puzzles that can be used to test students’ logic and problem-solving skills, and also introduce the fundamentals of writing and solving linear equations.
Shape and space
Challenge students’ problem solving and geometrical skills with this engaging activity where they have to split a variety of shapes into two congruent halves.
Investigate eight circle theorems with these embedded dynamic GeoGebra files that could be set as extension work.
Data and statistics
Batman and Iron Man tree diagrams
Consolidate understanding of tree diagrams with the help of superheroes in this resource that covers both replacement and non-replacement.
The UK labour market
A collection of statistical diagrams on various aspects of the UK labour market. Get your students to write two things that each diagram tells them to develop their interpretation skills.
Modulus graphs and transformations
‘Always, sometimes and never’ are great for challenging students, identifying misconceptions and promoting discussion.
Functions murder mystery
A Game of Thrones-themed murder mystery on many aspects of functions to really challenge the students’ understanding of domain, range and inverses.
TES magazine and community
Join us for A Teaching Moment in Time
Teachers from across the globe will be taking part in our second worldwide teaching experiment by sharing a moment from their teaching day at 11am on 10 September 2014.
Extra lesson a week
What would you plan if you had one weekly lesson that did not need to follow the scheme of work?
Drop in results
Was the lateness of the exam and lengthy study leave a contributing factor to lower grades?
IGCSE versus GCSE
Advantages, disadvantages and views of the two qualifications.