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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Pythagoras and trigonometry collection
10 hand-picked resources including revision booklets, treasure hunts and loop cards.

Number and Algebra

Simultaneous equations dot to dot
Get your students to practise solving simultaneous equations while also forming the shape of a penguin.

‘Odd one out’ line activity
Students must decide which of the four points does not lie on the given line – ideal for consolidating understanding.

Shape and Space

3D drawing challenge
Involves 2D representation of 3D shapes, surface and volume, all in engaging contexts.

Converting imperial units
Lesson ideas and worked examples for converting imperial units.

Data and Statistics

Frequency table match-up
Hands-on activity that challenges and extends students’ knowledge of interpreting mean, median, mode and range.

Scatter graph relationships
A worksheet with gaps to fill in, which is ideal for lower-ability students who are studying scatter diagrams and correlation.

Post-16

Core 1 set of PowerPoints
A collection of well-structured lessons, including notes and worked examples for the whole of the Core 1 AS module.

Sorting and packing algorithms
Worksheets complete with extension material covering the key points from the Decision 1 applied module.

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Five iPad apps to use in the maths classroom
Maths and e-advanced skills teacher Saqib Safdar picks out his favourite applications for Apple’s tablet.

My best lesson – ‘Numbers are easier to digest with chocolate’
Gareth Fairclough recalls one of the greatest lessons he ever taught, involving ratios, fractions and a box of Maltesers.

Maths resource of the week: Circumference of circles
Activity involving string and a well-designed worksheet to help pupils understand Pi.

Sharing good practice
Maths teacher Jason Steele set himself the task of sharing a resource every day for 28 days. Find out why it’s good to share…

Resources to help teach factors, multiples and primes
TES Maths panel member Claire Green picks some of her favourite lesson plans on traditionally tricky topics.

The final new national curriculum for mathematics
Teachers on the TES forums discuss the changes and their potential impact on the subject.

How to Learn Math: Session 8 – A New Mathematical Future
Four teachers share their experiences and thoughts from the final session of Jo Boaler’s online course.