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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #92 – Education Article

Welcome to my 92nd gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. The summer holidays are here – hurrah! Time to relax, have fun and let our mental and physical health recover before we go back for fresh starts with new classes in September. 1. Equivalent RatiosI like this equivalent ratios activity from Richard Tock (@ticktockmaths). Below is an extract showing some of the ratios that must be simplified and grouped. These…

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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #94 – Education Article

Welcome to my 94th gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. 1. Resources PadletThere’s a huge number of maths resource websites available and it can be hard to keep track of them all. Thanks to Hannah (@missradders) for sharing a Padlet of resource websites which is well organised and really easy to use. There may be some websites here that you’ve not seen before so do explore. It’s a…

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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #97 – Education Article

Welcome to my 97th gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. 1. Loci Match Up Miss Konstantine (@GiftedBA) has shared a new loci activity. The square has side length 18cm, E is the midpoint of the square and the radius of the circle is 5cm. Students need to work out what colours match each statement, and find the area of each of the coloured sections. Alternatively you can give them…

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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #99 – Education Article

Welcome to my 99th gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. 1. Non-Examples QuizzesI blogged about the new website nonexamples.com from Jonathan Hall (@StudyMaths) back in Gems 95. There are now some great new features on the website including Frayer Model templates and Multiple Choice Quizzes. The multiple choice quizzes come with a QLA allowing instant identification of misconceptions. On Twitter Bernie Westacott (@berniewestacott) described how he used the…

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5 Tips For Live Displays – Education Article

Reading Time: 3 minutes How can we improve our displays? We need to think carefully about our classroom displays so that they don’t do more harm than good. Displays aren’t just for decoration but when done well can add significant value to the learning environment. In ‘Memorable Teaching’, Peps Mccrea warns that displays which aren’t purposeful can actually be detrimental. They can be distracting and potentially prevent learning from entering long-term memory. Clever classrooms think about displays and what impacts…

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