Category Archives: Lesson Ideas

Updated resource: Collecting Like Terms Powerpoint

Doing teaching resources is hard! By the time you’ve written some, you realise what you’ve written is a little rubbish! For instance, my ProjectALesson powerpoints need massive improvement. They often contribute to a modern epidemic in teachers : click-itis. I’ve seen this quite a few times. I’ve been guilty of it myself. I have no… Read More »

Vary and twist: Simplifying ratio

Download the word file here This one was hard. I spent ages rearranging questions and looking at what should be added. Specifically, I had a massive dilemma when it came to introducing fractions. I was trying to point out the ways in which simplifying fractions and simplifying ratio were similar, but I’m not sure that… Read More »