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The Maths Free Resource Library. GCSE Maths Dropbox. Best Websites for Teaching Math: More Than 50 Resources! We recently sent the call out on our Teacher HELPLINE!

Best Websites for Teaching Math: More Than 50 Resources!

For teachers to tell us the best websites for teaching math. And wow, did you all come through! We’ve gathered all the links and a short description of each math website. The list encompasses grades K-12 and is chock-full of resources, games, freebies, and innovative programs. Corbettmaths. Miss B's Resources. Maths Genie. Just Maths. Mr Barton Maths. Transum Mathematics. Pre-exam activities for boosting Maths confidence – Better Maths. Last year I wrote about my five columns of exam success and how I like to help students to go into their GCSE Maths exams with their game face on.

Pre-exam activities for boosting Maths confidence – Better Maths

This year I’m still holding on to those fundamental principles, but I’m changing the way I work with them in the run up to exams. Last year, I started six weeks before the exam and broke the spec into six chunks. We covered one chunk per week and used about a third of the lesson time to do it. Hard Sums Shed. Access Maths. Interactive Teaching Resources. 9-1 Revision Cards. Reflective Maths. Graphing Stories. Share: Description: A site with a collection of maths videos designed to get students drawing graphs.

Graphing Stories

Watch the motion of objects or values on scale in the videos and plot the numbers. The videos have the correct answers at the end.Website: graphingstories.comCategory: Maths > Charts, Data Handling & Timetables Martin Burrett is the editor of our popular UKEdMagazine, along with curating resources in the ICTMagic section, and free resources for teachers on UKEd.Directory Related Articles. Piximaths. NRICH. D Green - YouTube Channel.

Practice GCSE papers online. GCSE 9 - 1 Revision Resources. I published a post in March 2015 about Higher GCSE revision resources.

GCSE 9 - 1 Revision Resources

Although the GCSE specification has changed, the resources in that post are still helpful. Today's post contains additional resources which are specifically for GCSE 9 - 1. Practice papers All four awarding bodies have published sets of practice papers. GCSE resits: resources for maths. A record number of students aged 17 and above are expected to resit GCSE maths this summer.

GCSE resits: resources for maths

Students who have not achieved a grade C or higher in GCSE maths and English during their time at school are now required to retake these subjects at college, placing strain on FE institutions across the country. In preparation for the resits, TES has collected 15 of the best resources to help college teachers support students with revision and exam technique. Top 20 GCSE skills Enable students to identify points to focus on in their revision with this comprehensive resource, which breaks down 20 of the most frequently occurring topics into easy, medium and hard questions. Quick-fire GCSE revision Learners can use this collection of quick-mark questions to practise key skills and exam technique, especially as these are the types of questions on which they can lose easy marks. Ice Cube Tray Math. The best part of math is using manipulatives.

Ice Cube Tray Math

Before we complete our daily math worksheet, I always introduce or practice our objective using some sort of visual or manipulative. Here is an example of how I use ice cube trays to practice more and less than. I use this first by demonstrating for the students using the ELMO projector, then I break them into partners and we practice using guided instruction. I give each pair the title student A and student B. First I say, "Student A, place 3 pink pom poms into the tray. " Then I ask Student B to place MORE yellow pom poms into the tray than the pink pom poms. Maths Problems and Logic Puzzles. FlashMaths - Maths starters, activities and games.

Numberphile - For students who think they hate maths. The Mathematics Shed. AlgebrAAAARGH. Yes, another algebra post.


Today I was teaching a new (to me) Year 7 middle group algebra. This was their first experience of algebra – at Secondary anyway. I was sadly not surprised that when I announced we were doing algebra for this lesson, the ENTIRE class groaned and booed. Consider that for a moment. They’ve NEVER done algebra at this school, they’re 11 years old, and yet they already have this preconceived idea that the lesson was going to be shite and boring because it has the word algebra in the title. Countdown Numbers Game. MARS/Shell Centre Websites. MathedUp! Numeracy Resources. Maths Resources. Cambridge Mathematics. How Julia Addeo Improves Student Thinking By Improving Student Vocabulary. A couple of weeks ago I shared a picture of Jo Facer at Michaela school.

How Julia Addeo Improves Student Thinking By Improving Student Vocabulary

She’d used a list of sophisticated verbs that added depth and nuance to discussion about what a text “showed” to expand her students vocabulary and precision when discussing texts. The idea resonated with lots of folks so I am happy to be able to share a similar picture my colleague Katie Yezzi took in Julia Addeo’s classroom at North Star Academy High School in Newark. The picture shows how Julia has taken key math vocabulary of the sort you might normally find posted in a “word wall” somewhere in the back corners of the classroom–where, quite possibly, only she would regularly see it–and put the terms around the edges of her white board instead to make it easy for students to use them.

Ok, now on to the video. Here’s a clip we shot a couple of years ago in Julia’s classroom. Addeo.Worked Example from Uncommon Schools on Vimeo. Improving learning in mathematics: challenges and strategies. Feature: What is the Mastery Model of Teaching Maths? Education minister Elizabeth Truss explained some of the background to the government’s current proposals for teaching maths in a recent speech.

Feature: What is the Mastery Model of Teaching Maths?

This article was originally published on The Conversation. By Steve Chinn, University of Derby She mentioned the term “mastery” and enthusiastically welcomed Singapore Maths, a series of textbooks following the “mastery model” by Marshall Cavendish Education, that will be published in the UK from 2015 by Oxford University Press. One might be tempted to assume Singapore Maths might have something to do with the Ministry of Education in Singapore.

Mathematics Assessment Project. Scroll to the bottom for lesson study projects. Another year and another brilliant Maths Counts Conference.

Scroll to the bottom for lesson study projects

A record crowd of close to 450 watched Professor Takahashi steer an open-ended path through geometry and then witnessed a first for Irish education as our amazing lesson-study teachers taught their students live for all to observe. If that wasn’t enough, there were still 20 interactive workshops to choose from, a poster display of 52 lessons, an address by Maths Development Team National Coordinator, Dr. Anne Brosnan and a presentation on school self evaluation by Senior Inspector, Linda Ramsbottom. The Social Context of Numeracy. Improving learning in mathematics. Yes, but why? Review Ed Southall’s new book “Yes, but why? Teaching for Understanding in Mathematics” is the most interesting mathematics education book that I have read in a long time.

It is packed full of fascinating nuggets of information, pedagogical advice and suggestions for the classroom. The authors meticulous research is clear throughout, as is his consideration to correct pedagogy. In my opinion, this book should be required reading for all trainee maths teachers, and even the most experienced teachers will, no doubt, learn something. This is the book that we've all been waiting for! The elephant in the classroom. Review Already acclaimed as a classic in maths education, this updated edition aims to inspire and enthuse pupils… This accessible, indispensable resource is aimed at teachers and parents alike to ensure that maths is both engaging and challenging.

--the Teacher "I'm hoping that my daughter's teachers have read this book, as I want my girl taught in this way and to develop an interest in the wider subject of maths than is often taught, and to enjoy the process of learning and problem solving. Thanks, Jo Boaler, for opening my eyes. " --The Reading Residence blog. The perfect, totally practical, maths lesson. Best to read cover to coverThis was one of three books I got as a leaving gift before I started my journey to become a Maths teacher. I browsed through it quickly when I started but left it in the Maths room - as there wasn't much to learn by just browsing it.

So after surviving the first term I finally found some time to dig deeper.The whole book is exactly 100 pages ignoring the introduction and the references. These 100 pages are split into 6 chapters:1. Why Do Buses Come in Threes? Some people have a fear of mathematics, possibly because of the abstract teaching methods that were in use in my schooldays. I get the impression that things have changed somewhat since then, but in any case this book provides an easy to understand some of the things that happen in everyday life. The first chapter begins with numbers that occur frequently in plants, explaining why four-leafed clovers are rare. Depending on the species, plants tend to have three leaves like clovers, or five leaves like buttercups, pansies and primroses, rather than four. The chapter then describes more curiosities about numbers and ratios that occur in plants. 100 ideas for outstanding maths lessons. Review These wonderful, rich lesson ideas offer powerful ways to learn mathematics and have the potential to engage every student in purposeful and enjoyable mathematical thinking.

--Colin Foster, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education, School of Education, University of Nottingham, UK Mike's ideas don't depend on the teacher's style or personality. STEM. Maths Sandpit. Back to School – Hannah Tyreman. Yesterday saw me go back to school. Resourceaholic.

Making maths work. A Maths Teacher Writes. 5 Must Dos for Maths Lessons. Sweet Algebra. A model. Meaning and Magic amid the Muddle of Mental Mathematical Models. Forgive the gratuitous alliteration. In recent months, I’ve been thinking about the basics of maths education a lot. Making the grade D to C. Mathematics Subject Special. For this session, #ukedchat co-hosted the next in our series of Subject Special, as we focus and celebrate all things mathematics. Colleen Young co-hosted along side, with this being an opportunity for teachers at all stages to share ideas, resources and tips which help pupils progress in the subject – aimed at Early Years, Primary, Secondary and non specialists who are on the look out for resources to help the teaching and learning process.

The session asked the following six questions: Flying start activities pre-course. Teachers TV: Ratios and Proportions. Scrapyard Maths. Questioning techniques for the classroom (MATAS) Great Maths Teaching Ideas. Loving your subject. Practical tips for a (newly) qualified maths teacher. Student teachers, NQTs and experienced teachers have one thing in common - they haven't got it all figured out yet. NCETM. Chicken Coop Fractions (iPad/Android) Are you a primary/elementary school teacher who, when you look at your planning for the term, looks like the chicken in the image when you realise you need to teach fractions?

About Khan Academy. 60 Ways Maths Teachers Can Use Google Classroom. I have been asked by math teachers how they can use Google Classroom. Google Classroom is great for any subject area, especially math! Free online Level 2 mathematics course for adults. GeoGebra. Maths Everywhere. Ted-Ed Mathematics Lessons.