Monthly Archives: December 2009

Enriching Mathematically

Part of our challenge as Mathematics teachers is to challenge our more capable students. To be successful teachers we need to impart to students our love of Mathematics. To show how Mathematics can empower us to solve problems. With these … Continue reading

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Terrific Tasmania

I have just returned from a fantastic four day holiday in Launceston. We stayed at Alice’s Cottages, which were very comfortable and cute. We stayed in the “English Cottage” and were frequently visited by Sooty (pictured below). Our hosts, Louise … Continue reading

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Edublogger Awards

I was very surprised to find that I had been nominated for an edublogger award! (I didn’t even know these existed?) If you want to vote for my humble blog, left click the image above which will link you to … Continue reading

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Roman Sebrle

Three years ago I went on a search of the world wide web for resources that would make my maths courses more interesting (both for myself and my students). I was astounded by the plethora of “stuff” out there. Many … Continue reading

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Character Strengths

At a recent Professional Development session I was introduced to Dr. Martin Seligman’s theory of Positive Psychology. Rather than explain his theory here, I direct you to the University of Pennsylvania’s Authentic Happiness website. If you have a spare 10 … Continue reading

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