It’s been too long! I wanted to revive this at half-term, but other things took precedence. I was able to read a few blog posts thanks to an IFTTT recipe that sent notifications of the RSS feed to my email (see here for info – lots by Jo and Mel!), but I Continue reading
Here is a great hook for introducing BIDMAS, placing orders at a Fish & Chip Shop. I can imagine the discussions taking place as a result. Continue reading
Cavmaths wrote about a collaborative book that had been put together in order to help teachers teach about making sense of maths, rather than using tricks that students may see as magic. It’s a great resource which I’ll be sharing with the department. Continue reading
Mr Mathematics has written a very useful blog post, which is a great reminder to help with planning.
The ideas fit in very well with Continue reading
Samantha has written about discussions in her new classes.
Getting a discussion going does take time and patience. I’ve found that by asking students to discuss in pairs first, helps. I then ask one of them what they had discussed, so that they aren’t necessarily sharing their view (they’re more confident to share this way). You can of course take this further by Continue reading
Nikki has written a blog post about her classroom displays.
I do like the pride in excellence display. I’d like to have one, or similar. Perhaps a ‘Pride and Progress’ display which will be useful Continue reading