Download the PowerPoint here. I created this after a discussion on Twitter. Estimating is more complicated then I give it credit for. We have to decide the level of rounding that’s appropriate, based on the calculation being done. It’s not… Continue reading
Download the PowerPoint here. OK. So this is a big one. Firstly, I have found teaching negatives difficult in the past. Teaching the rules is a bit useless. ‘Two negatives make a positive’ often leads students to doing things like… Continue reading
On an episode of Queer Eye, a family of 3 was about to become a family of 4.
Lesson PowerPoint here. I decided not to go into parts of circles like quarters and halves, but concentrate on using the formula. I figured parts of a circle are easy enough to cover whilst teaching sectors. YMMV.
OK, so yesterday it was MathsConf 15. I’ve got loads of takeaways. The first session I went to was Jo Morgan’s session on indices. It was phenomenal. Jo puts a lot of work and research into her sessions and it… Continue reading