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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #104 – Education Article

Welcome to my 104th gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. 1. Don StewardHurrah for the return of Don Steward! He has been busy publishing loads of new resources on his website recently, covering topics such as ratio, vectors and linear graphs. I can’t keep up with it all. His new resources include a number of different ratio and proportion tasks including a useful set of ratio with algebra questions.…

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The Soccer Aid For Unicef Playground Challenge Is Back! – Education Article

The Soccer Aid For Unicef Playground Challenge Is Back! | TeacherToolkit 11th February 201910th February 2019 Holly Gardner 35 Views Charity, football, fundraising, fundraising pack, Harry Maguire, playground challenge, Product Review, Resource, school council guide, soccer aid, teaching kit, unicef, Videos Reading Time: 2 <span class="rt-label… This is only a snippet of a Education Article written by Holly Gardner…

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Here’s A Free Tool Kit From Harvard To Incorporate Good Work Into Your Curriculum – – Education Article

The GoodWork Toolkit Explained By The Good Project Work occupies much of our lives. Hours spent at the office or at home thinking about work-related tasks and obligations often exceed time away from work. Yet, how many of us find our work meaningful? How many of us feel able to do our best work? And how often do we stop to consider the consequences of our work on others or its impact on society as a whole? For individuals at…

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15 Assistive Technology Tools For Students With Disabilities – Education Article

15 Assistive Technology Tools & Resources For Students With Disabilities contributed by Brian Neese, Alvernia University According to the National Education Association (NEA), the number of U.S. students enrolled in special education programs has risen 30 percent over the past 10 years. Additionally, the NEA reports that nearly every general education classroom in the country includes students with disabilities, as three out of every four students with disabilities spend part or all of their school day in a general education classroom.…

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What We Saw At BETT 2019 – Education Article

Reading Time: 4 minutes What innovative ideas should your classroom not go without? In January, team TT returned to the BETT show to explore all the education technology wonders Excel London had to offer. 2019 is the first year the The Education Show was also conveniently situated just across the hall, so we were truly spoilt for choice when it came to innovative and interesting ideas for the classroom. Here are my highlights from walking around the two shows and…

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Say Goodbye To Lesson Plan Anxiety! – Education Article

Reading Time: 2 minutes How can we support new teachers to reduce workload, and improve lesson planning? The 5 Minute Lesson Plan has become more ‘easy peasy, lesson squeezy’. Designed by me and developed by Angel Solutions, teachers in over 140 countries have downloaded the paper plan. Teachers love the plan so much, I’ve spent the last 18 months developing the concept and we have taken it a step further. Now, you can save time, feel prepared and plan-on-the-go… all from…

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CPD Picks of The Month | TeacherToolkit – Education Article

Reading Time: 2 minutes What’s been popular on the blog in January? Getting back into the swing of the school term after the Christmas break is never easy! If you haven’t had as much time as you’d have liked to browse the blog and you’re worried you might have missed something, don’t panic! Here’s a digest of the best bits from January. Top 5 reads of the month The top reads of January feature Ross’s ever-popular annual summary of the…

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What To Look For In The Best Teacher Planner – Education Article

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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #91 – Education Article

Welcome to my 91st gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. 1. World Cup Box PlotsThanks to Southborough Maths (@Mathsteam1) for sharing these box plots created by @johnwmillr. They show the distributions of height by position for players in the World Cup. They make for great discussions with students, and provide a nice demonstration of how box plots can help us make comparisons. I’ve been using a similar set of graphs…

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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #103 – Education Article

Welcome to my 103rd gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. 1. SurdsI love teaching surds! Here’s a nice surds task from Peter Drysdale‏ (@pwdrysdale). It’s a multiplication table with lots of blanks to fill in. 2. Puzzles If you’re a fan of geometry puzzles, check out Ed Southall’s Instagram page where he has collated all his puzzles in one place, and continues to share new puzzles on a regular basis.…

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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: Year 7 Maths Activities – Education Article

Craig Barton has just released his podcast Slice of Advice: First Lessons. It’s packed full of good advice so do have a listen. In my contribution to this podcast, I promised that I would share some activities for first lessons (or indeed, any lesson) with Year 7. Here we are looking at activities that are accessible without being patronising, and give students the opportunity to show us what they can do (mathematically speaking) as we circulate and meet them for…

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Resourceaholic: Summer Updates – Education Article

I know that many of you have been off having wonderful adventures over summer so may have missed some of my updates. I’ve summarised them all here so you can start the new school year knowing exactly what’s changed on resourceaholic.com. Resource LibrariesMy big job over summer was to totally rewrite my A level resource libraries as they were still aligned to the legacy specification. I have now published the following new libraries: Year 12 Pure Maths Year 13 Pure…

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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 #102 – Education Article

Welcome to my 102nd gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. 1. Grade Boundaries and Exam DatesYou might have already seen Jonathan Hall’s (@StudyMaths) GCSE grade boundaries page. I find this page surprisingly useful! He has now updated it with the November 2018 grade boundaries. Also, don’t forget about the Exam Countdown page which is really useful for quickly checking exam dates. 2. Algebra ResourcesThanks to Sarah Carter (@mathequalslove) for sharing…

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Black History Month | Middle Grades Resources – Education Article

Updated January 2019 A century and a half after Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, students in 2018 will continue a 90-year tradition of studying African American history during February. Historian Carter G. Woodson, along with colleagues at the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), established Negro History Week in 1926. With mobs still lynching African Americans every year (335 deaths reported in the 1920’s, of the total 3959 from 1877 to 1950 reported by the Equal Justice Initiative…

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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: Map Scale – Education Article

This question on map scale in AQA’s 2018 Foundation tier GCSE paper was answered really badly: Most students had no idea. In fact, they would have done better if they’d just guessed. The most common answer given was 1:1000. The question requires students to understand two things: how to convert from cm to km.  how to interpret a map scale given as a ratio with no units (eg knowing that 1:100000 means that 1cm on the map represents 100,000cm in…

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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #98 – Education Article

Welcome to my 98th gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. 1. Area ActivityThanks to @MrNiksMathClass for sharing a nice activity in which students apply their knowledge of area formulae. Too often measurement problems become just an exercise in evaluating formulas. Make it more interesting by taking away all the numbers. In this example, students must find values (no repeats) for the dimensions so that all the shapes have…

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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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2019 Best in Network Award – Education Article

2018 Best in Network Recipients We are excited to announce the application period for the 2019 Best in Network award has opened! The Best in Network Award enables us to surface, recognize and learn from projects across the network. We will invite the winning facilitator(s) and two students to present their project at the New Tech Annual Conference in Orlando, FL. The winning facilitator will also be awarded complimentary NTAC conference registration and travel stipends for students. To ease the…

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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #96 – Education Article

Welcome to my 96th gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. 1. Starting PointsChris McGrane (@ChrisMcGrane84) has started a new website startingpointsmaths.blogspot.com where he shares a collection of tasks and starting points to help teachers plan for richer and more effective learning experiences. The collection includes rich tasks and intelligent practice for topics from Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 5. There are loads of lovely activities to explore so do…

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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #95 – Education Article

Welcome to my 95th gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. 1. Non-ExamplesNon-examples are a really good way of pre-empting common misconceptions and giving students unambiguous definitions and explanations. It’s great that Jonathan Hall (@StudyMaths) – creator of mathsbot.com and formtimeideas.com – has launched another new website: nonexamples.com. Knowing Jonathan this will grow quickly and become a really useful teaching tool. 2. Rich Number Tasks Thanks to Murat Tepe (@mappsandgrapps)…

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Top 18 Virtual Reality Apps That Are Changing How Kids Learn – Education Article

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Helpful Newspaper Templates For Students In Your Classroom – Education Article

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Train The Trainer – New Tech Network New Tech Network – Education Article

● NTN Certified Teachers ● Must complete the badge pathway before applying (In Echo, enrollment code: ( wffd18 ) ● Those who had talked with their director and gotten the OK ● Schools must provide lodging, transportation, evening meal, and NTAC fee (or use a slot from school contract) to participate. ● Director will work with participant to develop a plan for utilizing the trainer skill set during and upon completion of the program. !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s) {if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments)}; if(!f._fbq)f._fbq=n;n.push=n;n.loaded=!0;n.version=’2.0′; … This…

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Resourceaholic: Five for Five – Education Article

My friend Ceri recently told me about something she does in her maths lessons. It works really well for pupils who lack confidence in maths. I asked her permission to share it here. It’s simple but effective. She calls it ‘Five for Five’. I’m sure there are teachers all over the world doing something similar. Here’s Ceri’s version: Start by producing a set of five mixed topic questions for the week. It’s important that these are tailor-made for your class.…

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Teacher-Blogger Request 2019 | Could You Be a @TeacherToolkit Writer? – Education Article

Reading Time: 3 minutes Could you be the next blogger for Teacher Toolkit? Ross Morrison McGill started blogging in 2001, and through a mixture of life-changing events, started writing content on Teacher Toolkit almost 10 years ago over here on Blogger in 2010 (don’t laugh!); he soon moved over to WordPress in 2012 and coded the TT website as you see it today. After writing 1,000+ blogs Ross opened up Teacher Toolkit to other teachers in January 2017 and two years later, we have…

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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #101 – Education Article

Happy New Year! Welcome to my 101st gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. 1. Euclid’s Elements Nicholas Rougeux (@rougeux) has made something incredible. He has recreated Byrne’s 1847 edition of Euclid’s Elements including interactive diagrams, cross references, and a new poster of all the original illustrations. You can read an in-depth blog post on how it was made here. It’s absolutely wonderful. 2. Retrieval Facts Jonathan Hall (@StudyMaths) added a retrieval facts…

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New Tech Annual Conference 2019 – Education Article

Save the Date! We’re going back to Orlando, Florida for the New Tech Annual Conference! July 15-19, 2019 July 15 & 16 – Pre-conference training and programs July 17 & 18 – NTAC General Conference July 19 – Leadership Summit @ NTAC The official schedule will be released later this fall. Download the Flyer here:     Check out the NTN Events page for a full listing of professional Learning @ NTN The post New Tech Annual Conference 2019 appeared first on New…

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