Secondary Teacher Page Current Geometrical reasoning can involve coordinate geometry and properties of 2d and 3d shapes, and may even lead to algebraic representations. These problems invite you to explore geometry in a variety of contexts. Coordinate Patterns Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Charlie and Alison have been drawing patterns on coordinate grids. Route to Infinity Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Can you describe this route to infinity? Marbles in a Box In a three-dimensional version of noughts and crosses, how many winning lines can you make? Kite in a Square Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Can you make sense of the three methods to work out the area of the kite in the square?

Maths Games - from Mangahigh 1. Maths Coverage Mangahigh is a comprehensive and powerful maths teaching resource offering full coverage of the UK National Curriculum with more than 400 different challenges ranging from addition to quadratic factorisation 2. Adaptivity Students work best when they work at the edge of their abilities, and Mangahigh tempts students with easy tasks and then builds confidence for harder, more conceptual work 3. Mangahigh is designed for use in a school context and relies on the teacher to direct and control the maths learning experience for students 4. Our industry-leading tools analyse student performance in terms of achievement vs. effort, and also allow you to download these results for use in other packages Mangahigh also offers APP 5. Mangahigh offers sophisticated problem-solving pedagogy, not rote learning Learners are introduced to new lessons with scaffolding, and then progress towards applied work, supported by specific hints and worked solutions throughout 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 1. 2. 3.

The Game of SKUNK Write the following questions on the chalkboard or overhead: I might make more money if I was in business for myself; should I quit my job? An earthquake might destroy my house; should I buy insurance? My mathematics teacher might collect homework today; should I do it? Ask students to share their responses to each of these scenarios. Every day each of us must make choices like those described above. Making the connection between choice and chance is basic to understanding the significance and usefulness of mathematical probability. The game of SKUNK presents middle-grade students with an experience that clearly involves both choice and chance. The Game of SKUNK To start the game each player makes a score sheet like this: Each letter of SKUNK represents a different round of the game; play begins with the "S" column and continue through the "K" column. At the beginning of each round, every player stands. Playing SKUNK with the Whole Class SKUNK Further Examples Sheet Thinking about SKUNK

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Math 101: A reading list for lifelong learners Ready to level up your working knowledge of math? Here’s what to read now — and next. Math 101, with Jennifer Ouellette First, start with these 5 books… 1. “First published in 1930, this classic text traces the evolution of the concept of a number in clear, accessible prose. 2. “This bestselling book originally published in 1988 remains one of the best introductions to the basics of large numbers, statistics and probabilities with illustrations drawn from everyday life: sports, the stock market, the lottery and dubious medical claims, to name a few.” 3. “Pair Paulos with the just-released How Not to Be Wrong. 4. “Most of us take zero for granted, but there was a time when it simply didn’t exist, until some enterprising Babylonian soul inserted it as a placeholder in Eastern counting methods. 5. “The prose gets a bit turgid at times, and some readers might be deterred by the proofs and equations scattered throughout, but Berlinski has some lovely descriptions and turns of phrases. 1. 2. 3.

Yummy Math | We provide teachers and students with mathematics relevant to our world today … Alternatives for Innovative Math Study | Comenius-eTwinning project 2013-2015 Parabola The parabola has many important applications, from a parabolic antenna or parabolic microphone to automobile headlight reflectors to the design of ballistic missiles. They are frequently used in physics, engineering, and many other areas. Strictly, the adjective parabolic should be applied only to things that are shaped as a parabola, which is a two-dimensional shape. Part of a parabola (blue), with various features (other colours). Introductory images[edit] Click on any image to enlarge it. Description of final image[edit] History[edit] The earliest known work on conic sections was by Menaechmus in the fourth century BC. Galileo showed that the path of a projectile follows a parabola, a consequence of uniform acceleration due to gravity. Equation in Cartesian coordinates[edit] Squaring both sides and simplifying produces as the equation of the parabola. The equation can be generalized to allow the vertex to be at a point other than the origin by defining the vertex as the point (h, k). Thus:

Welcome to the Mathematics Assessment Project “And I’m calling on our nation’s governors and state education chiefs to develop standards and assessments that don’t simply measure whether students can fill in a bubble on a test, but whether they possess 21st Century skills like problem solving and critical thinking and entrepreneurship and creativity.” President Obama, 1 March 2009. News: TRU Math, New Classroom Challenges New – TRU Math: Teaching for Robust Understanding of Mathematics is a suite of tools for professional develompent and research - the alpha versions of these documents are available here. New Lessons: We've been steadily adding new 'Classroom Challenge' lessons for grades 6-8 over the last few months, and in a few weeks all of the planned 20 lessons for each grade from 6 to 10 will be available.. The project is working to design and develop well-engineered assessment tools to support US schools in implementing the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Products The Team What's on this site? More about MAP

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