The truth about millennials – Simon Sirnek Now if you watch this video all the way to the end and you want me to buy you an alarm clock please leave your details below in the comment box : ). Every second of this video is worth watching for any educator! Simon Sirnek discusses the […]
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Could this be the hottest Maths teacher in the world? Pietro Boselli is a model and professor in Modelling & Analysis for the Mathematics Department at Univeristy College London. After his PhD he decided to hit the modelling world. He works with Moschino, Equinox, Vogue.
Begin your DNA journey here? This is a great video to show your students during form time about how we all are very alike! We have more in common than other nationalities than we think! Make sure you watch this right to the end and share!
What is so sexy about Maths? Cedric Villani says that Maths allows us to go beyond our intuition to uncover their mysteries. In the TED video Cedricspeaks to the thrill of discovery and details the sometimes crazy life of a Mathematician. “Beautiful mathematical explanations are not only for our pleasure,” “They change our vision of […]
#teammagicalmaths @MrGordonMaths Have you thought about having a classroom Maths Makeover? So much of our dead wall space in classrooms can be used to inspire students. We have had a amazing response from students and staff after the work carried out over half term. Myself and the amazing Kate Diplock (artist email@example.com)(local artist who in all […]
Take a look inside the mind of a procrastinator later on! This is a thought provoking TED video by Tim Urban who knows that procrastination does not make sense, but he has never been able to shake off his bad habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done in life. This sounds […]
#teammagicalmaths @MrGordonMaths One for your pupils, last minute Maths GCSE revision videos – Secure that C grade! Finding it hard to remember all that you’ve been taught? Organise the information? See if the memory anchors in this video can help you! The video looks at ratio, finding the nth term rule, plotting a cumulative frequency diagram, […]
#teammagicalmaths @MrGordonMaths Brand New 2016 Qualification ‘Core Maths’ Revision Videos A new Level 3 qualification for work, study and life. Official account – DfE #CoreMaths Support Programme run by EdDevTrust – http://www.core-maths.org/ @thecmsp The new ‘Core Maths’ qualifications are designed to better prepare students for the mathematical demands of study, employment and life. The Core Maths initiative is a major part […]
#teammagicalmaths @MrGordonMaths How many ways can you shuffle a deck of cards? And how long would it take to do them all? The answer will leave you speechless! Sharing my favourite Maths video this week from the outstanding Vsauce YouTube Channel. Comments are FREE, please leave one below.
The secret to why Finland has the number 1 ranked educational system in the world! This clip is from the film “Where to invade next” and reveals Finland’s educational success. I guarantee it will bring a smile to your face and you will be amazed with what Finland’s minister of education has to say. Comments […]
Column Subtraction Made Simple What a wonderful way of making column subtraction simple for any pupil who is finding it challenging. It is so simple but yet so effective! When you are in a position that you have to borrow from a next door place value and the first number is a multiple of 10,100, […]
The answer, solution and reasoning to the Factorial BIDMAS question starter This order of operations question is taking twitter by storm and has been shared hundreds of times on the magical maths timeline. The solution to this question is straightforward, for any Mathematician but for a novice, it is a little bit more challenging. The secret […]
The “Bar” or “Far” Experiment The Bar or Far experiment makes a nice starter to any lesson and illustrates the power of our senses. What you see below is the called the The McGurk effect. It is a demonstration of how we use visual speech information. The effect shows that we can’t help but integrate visual […]
1/2 Off Haircuts or Zeno’s Hairodox The original picture by JeFFMuMM was one of the most retweeted images on the magical maths timeline on twitter. I was really happy to hear from Jeff himself that there is now an animated version of Zerno’s hairdox. This video would make a great starter to any Maths lesson and would […]
The Power of Yet This is a great video to watch if you are researching the power of growth mindsets and the power of yet. Carol S. Dweck’s research focuses on why students succeed and how to foster their success. More specifically, her work has demonstrated the role of mindsets in success and has shown […]