# Category Archives: Shape and Measures

## Areas of triangles

I went to an interesting talk by Ed Southall (author of Yes: But Why?) at Mathsconf. He talked about area of triangle problems, which I thought about again as I was teaching it this week. In his opinion, we often test the wrong skill. That is, we test that students can multiply and half, but… Read More »

## Measures

ProjectALessons These are lessons to be taken ‘off the shelf’. Each ppt contains an explanation, several different tasks, a problem solving task and a learning check. These require no printing. Compound measures: Speed, density & pressure. Area and volume scale factors : I think the questions here are possibly too dull. Maybe when I tweek this… Read More »

## Angles

ProjectALessons These are lessons to be taken ‘off the shelf’. Each PowerPoint contains an explanation, several different tasks, a problem solving task and a learning check. These require no printing. Angles at a point on a straight line and right angles: With these PowerPoints I focused on drawing the shape in GeoGebra so that each… Read More »