I said I’d post a few thoughts on Planboard when I got the chance, and I’d used it for a while, so here they are. Firstly, it completely suits the way my brain works. When I’m planning lessons, little bits of… Continue reading
https://othmarstrombone.wordpress.com/2016/10/02/the-college-of-teaching-a-claim-your-own-adventure-story/ Reblogging this because it’s funny and incisive.
I was doing a lesson on LCM and HCF today and a student asked me if you could have a five or more set Venn diagram. A little bit of googling for a picture and we found this interesting interactive diagram… Continue reading
From mathwarehouse. Any that you use a lot?
Does anyone have any experience using Planboard? It’s basically an online planner and it might suit my way of working better than a paper planner, which I am terrible at using (I forget to fill in some days, forget to… Continue reading
Budgets in school are increasingly coming under scrutiny. One of the things that we’ve cut back on in our school is photocopying. This is an issue for me because I’m your typical worksheet teacher. A bit of it is laziness.… Continue reading
How many students would know what to do here, or would be brave enough to go with their gut/ spot the pattern?
A rejected Harry Potter title, that. Artful Maths is brilliant. Some lovely end of term activities on there. We’re running Curves of Pursuit as a session. I’ll be nagging my HOD to buy fancy coloured paper next year to do some… Continue reading
bits and bobs Used with my year 10s on Friday. Interesting the different approaches. Some students dove straight into simultaneous equations. Some went for trial and improvement.