June 19, 2024


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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #162

Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #160

Welcome to my 160th gems post. This is where by I share some of the hottest information, thoughts and assets for maths lecturers.

1. Algebra Heat-Ups
@geoffkrall shared a year’s really worth of algebra warm-ups. These are developed to fit with the US curriculum where pupils analyze maths in discrete chunks, which is very diverse to the method we consider in the British isles. In the US, students research a program in Algebra, then Geometry, then Algebra 2. Geoff clarifies in his website post that he developed this established of warm ups to assist college students maintain their algebra techniques fresh all through their geometry program. Thank you Geoff!

I’ve established up a new web site for Certification of Additional Maths sources below. This is joined from the most important menu at the leading of my website for simple entry.

3. New Methods from Dr Austin

Prolific resource maker @draustinmaths has shared hundreds of wonderful new tasks on her web site. This consists of tasks on reverse percentages, constructions, established notation, quartiles, cumulative frequency, pie charts, bar charts and vectors.

4. Destructive Selection Hook

Julia’s most the latest addition is this excellent movie about the depth of the ocean from MetaBallStudios. This could possibly function well in a lesson on unfavorable numbers.


5. Percentages

Thank you to @nathanday314 for sharing some great percentages means. Examine out this thread for additional like this, and inbound links to the tasks that impressed these assets. 

Back again to School 

These web pages are normally preferred in August and September:

  • My Year 7 Maths Activities post which capabilities strategies for to start with lessons with 12 months 7
  • My Displays website page which is made up of loads of fantastic maths shows for corridors and classrooms


I’ve developed a new webpage listing maths education and learning conferences in 2022/23. There’s not considerably on it nevertheless, so please allow me know of any upcoming conferences that I can insert.

Did you see that Rob Eastaway has teamed up with Shakespeare improviser Rebecca MacMillan to operate a series of talks for Essential Phase 4 college students in Birmingham in November? Significantly Ado About Numbers – Maths & Shakespeare presents a unique prospect for a joint trip for Maths, English and Record departments. I wager it will be amazing.

I officially end my Assistant Principal role and come to be Head of Maths on 1st September. I expended the 1st 7 days of the vacations receiving trapped into Head of Maths things, which I comprehensively liked. I manufactured a amount of curriculum changes, rewrote our schemes of work, produced assessments, prepared to start with classes, that type of detail… I have also spent some time planning lessons for Certification of Even further Maths which I am going to be training for the initially time from September. I have a class of 32 fantastic 12 months 11 mathematicians raring to go. Following getting a four 12 months break from educating A amount to established up a new school, it can be beautiful to have calculus again in my everyday living. And trig identities! As significantly as I have relished focusing on Vital Levels 3 and 4 for the last few a long time, these topics are my content spot.

I’m off on holiday with my spouse and children for two weeks tomorrow – we are heading to a cottage in Cornwall. I can’t wait. When I get again, I am seeking ahead to a few of chilled weeks at the end of August, including catching up with maths academics at Dr Frost’s triannual drinks.

I’ll go away you with this image tweeted by @p_millerd. I know a ton of people who’ll relate to this!