TES Maths Newsletter 12

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.

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Star resourceWorld Pi Day collection
March 14 is World Pi Day – get into the spirit of the occasion by investigating this most magical of mathematical constants with our Pi-themed resources.

Number and algebra

Nth term – Generating a sequence
A three-part lesson on nth term sequences, packed full of engaging activities and well-presented notes and examples.

Making target numbers
Students use their mathematical creativity to combine four numbers to make a series of target numbers.

Shape and Space

Plans and elevations paired task
Students work together to describe, interpret and construct 3D models from images of their plans and elevations.

Circle theorems lesson
We go off on a slight tangent from our World Pi Day theme with a complete lesson on circle theorems.

Data and statistics

Maths munchers
Activities covering six areas of mathematics; ideal for settling students at the start of a lesson.

Experimental probability
Ten quick questions to check students’ understanding of experimental probability.


Integration – spot the mistake
Challenge your students’ knowledge of integration by asking them to mark and comment on answers to integration questions.

Function notation block matching
A matching activity that should help consolidate understanding of the difficult topic of transformations of y = f(x).

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Advice & chat from the maths forum

The new draft national curriculum
Maths teachers offer their honest views on the proposed new curriculum.

The role of the maths head of department
Join this discussion on the main challenges of being a maths HoD.

Learning styles in maths
This teacher reckons we could be doing more to incorporate student learning styles into maths lessons, do you agree?

Do you use textbooks?
Maths department has a ‘no textbook’ policy for KS3 and KS4, would that work for you?

Resources for the new stats option syllabus
Teachers pass on their recommendations.

Read the latest maths discussions

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