Guestblogger: @the_ttrust Are you ready to rock? At school, I can honestly say the subject I dreaded most was always maths, fearing those square ruled pages and an hour of “if X = 1, Y must = ????”. Now, 20 years…

Guestblogger: @the_ttrust Are you ready to rock? At school, I can honestly say the subject I dreaded most was always maths, fearing those square ruled pages and an hour of “if X = 1, Y must = ????”. Now, 20 years…

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1296 and Yahtzee in the classroom This is another great video from numberphille which doubles up as a great experiment that you can try in your Maths class when you are covering probability. This great class activity would be a…

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Guestblogger: DoodleMaths I’m delighted to have been asked by the lovely people at Magical Maths to guest blog a little about the thinking behind DoodleMaths. We very much appreciate the opportunity to write a little bit about our motivation for developing…

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Guestblogger: tessmaths A Vedic multiplication method For some students the column method for long multiplication is enough for them to master. This equips them with a skill to use and apply in ever increasing magnitude even up to multiplying by eleventy…

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Guestblogger: tessmaths These cups should have a place in any classroom! Making the ordinary extraordinary… This picture was one I picked up a couple of years ago on Twitter and it sparked a creative note. Having experimented with the approach to…

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The story of bottled water – a manufactured demand! The video below makes an engaging starter, assembly theme, or form discussion about the how we have been manipulated to desire bottled water over the conventional supply of tap water. A…

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The solution to the Albert, Bernard and Cheryl’s Birthday Maths Problem Comments are FREE, please leave one below. If you have not seen it, then the overnight internet viral Maths problem goes something like this; Albert and Bernard just became…

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Guestblogger: brianmills010 Physics calculations for GCSE and IGCSE I am Head of Physics at the highly rated John Taylor High School in Staffordshire, England and have recently written the book ‘Physics calculations for GCSE & IGCSE’ which has just been published…

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