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World Maths Day 2015

World Maths Day 2015 | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
Update Note the latest announcement and new look - The World Education Games will be back in October 2015. The exact dates for 2015 have now been announced. You can read the announcement on the Wor...
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Time to Tidy Up!

Time to Tidy Up! | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
It's holiday time so time for a bit of tidying up - my house and my blog! During the holidays I'll be checking and updating New Academic Year Resolutions for Mathematics Teachers and will publish t...
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Online whiteboards

Online whiteboards | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
Something I use a lot. I should explain my requirements - I often answer students’ questions on mathematics on our school VLE. Now writing mathematics can be a pain (and yes I know about LaTe...
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Totally revised version now available - March 2013

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I feel as if this is something that I will be able to use a lot as I further my education and become a teacher

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Symbols

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From the MathCentre this very clear nine page leaflet describes symbols and notation in common use in Mathematics, for each symbol we learn what to say, what the symbol means and where appropriate ...
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Rich Questions in Mathematics

Rich Questions in Mathematics | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
Ofsted (The UK Office for Standards in Education, inspect and regulate services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages) as part ...
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Lesson Endings

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Thinking about lesson endings, which perhaps we don't always give enough thought to I have updated this page on Mathematics Starters and Plenaries. An interest of mine is in creating presentations ...
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Colour in Mathematics

Colour in Mathematics | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
I have written before on how the use of colour and highlighting can add clarity to mathematical explanations. I use colour a great deal in my everyday teaching and also when writing solutions for s...
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Writing Mathematics Online

Writing Mathematics Online | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
I first wrote a post on the available tools online some considerable time ago and the post has been one of the most popular on this blog since then - time for a revisit and an update. Something I u...
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Lesson Planning - Again!

Lesson Planning - Again! | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
Lesson planning - again, that's what we teachers do and something I have been giving a great deal of thought to recently. I wrote not long ago on the subject and since then have tried Ross Morrison...
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Transformations with the Desmos Graphing Calculator

Transformations with the Desmos Graphing Calculator | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
This week Year 10 (UK age 14-15) have been exploring different graph types and also transformations and graphs. For homework I asked them to draw just a small number of graphs by hand but wanted th...
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Questions- lots of questions

Questions- lots of questions | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
Both students and parents often ask where they can find more questions to practise. I thought I would compile a list of my favourites in one place so have put the list in this post on Mathematics f...
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Desmos, WolframAlpha & handwriting recognition!

Desmos, WolframAlpha & handwriting recognition! | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
Reviewing the most popular posts of 2013 (more on those another day) and checking for correct links caused me to revisit my post on handwriting recognition and LaTex. The original post has now been...
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Christine Peterson's curator insight, December 27, 2013 3:22 PM

Superb tools for the classroom

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Mathematics Posters

Mathematics Posters | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
A consistently popular post on this blog is the one on Mathematics posters. An excellent new addition to the list of sources of free posters is Jenny Eather's Maths Charts  which includes over 200 ...
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Bloomin’ Mathematics

Bloomin’ Mathematics | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
It seemed that everywhere I looked today I kept finding Kathy Schrock's ‘Bloomin’ Google‘ where she has categorised Google tools according to Bloom’s revised taxonomy. Her blog post explain...
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Top >10 Mathematics Websites

Top >10 Mathematics Websites | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
The Top >10 Mathematics Websites post remains one of the most popular on this blog. So - time for a revisit and an update. Because I have used some categories as well as individual websites this...
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Alexandria Ford's curator insight, September 9, 2013 3:40 PM

It is always good to have websites that you can refer to.

Christine Peterson's curator insight, December 17, 2013 2:55 PM

So many fabulous ideas for the maths classroom. Just need more hours in the day.........

Kellie Broszat's curator insight, May 27, 1:01 AM
This is a fantastic resource for teachers and students. It contains information and hyperlinks to an extensive number of resources including software, maths programs, applets and calculators, articles and videos, games, interactives as  well as problems and activities
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Technology for Learning Mathematics

Technology for Learning Mathematics | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
Download PowerPoint Learning with Technology in the Mathematics Classroom or pdf version: Learning with Technology in the Mathematics Classroom This slideshow looks at resources for various element...
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Rich Tasks

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The Diigo Rich Tasks list has many resources for the classroom. (Note that the list can also be played as web slides.) With any Diigo list you can click on the green link to go direct to the websit...
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Statistics again ...

Statistics again ... | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
I wrote last week on the excellent Experiments at School, part of the CensusAtSchool project. To add some information to that post, note that the 2013/2014 CensusAtSchool questionnaire is now live....
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Plans and Elevations - Wisweb Applets

Plans and Elevations - Wisweb Applets | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
This week I need some resources to demonstrate plans and elevations. There are several Wisweb applets from the Freudenthal Institute which are excellent for this topic. These work well on  the inte...
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Team Challenges

Team Challenges | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
If you are looking for some problems to use for Mathematics Team Challenges in school or just for class activities with a difference which will help develop mathematical skills there are some excel...
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Arithmagons

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What is an arithmagon? Clearly the numbers in the rectangles are the sum of the numbers in the adjacent circles. Of course there is no need to use addition and no need to use triangular arithmagons...
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Desmos Graphing Calculator

Desmos Graphing Calculator | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
Desmos Graphing Calculator Update - latest 2013 version    App available on iPad Desmos User Manual The Desmos graphing calculator is outstanding, easy to use for both graph creating and sharing an...
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A totally brilliant graphing calculator...

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A little problem for the holidays....

A little problem for the holidays.... | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
My son sent me the following problem which I have since discovered has been doing the rounds on the Internet. I cannot find the original source - thank you whoever originally posed the problem! Thi...
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Geoboard Activities

Geoboard Activities | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
I have always found the above task, suggested in the National Strategies exemplification examples (click on the above image for the pdf) an excellent one when looking at types of triangles and thei...
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Diagnostic Questions - by Year 7

Diagnostic Questions - by Year 7 | Mathematics, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
I have used the excellent diagnostic questions site on several occasions and last week set Year 7 the task of writing some diagnostic questions on two topics we have been studying recently - Sequen...
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