It’s been a while…

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

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BIDMAS and other tricks

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

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Classroom discussion

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

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