WELCOME TO WEBMATHS!Hi, my name is Jeff Trevaskis - alias Mr. T! I live in a small town in Northern Victoria, Australia. I love teaching kids.
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Here is my attempt at an open middle problem. I wonder how many solutions are possible? Try it and let me know.
I was so inspired by @MrNiksMathClass square counting activity in the shape of a shark, that I decided to create my own. Each class I have used this with have loved it and learnt about like terms and square numbers. … Continue reading
On a recent flight from Perth to Melbourne I perused the movie list and chose “Ride Like A Girl” directed by Rachel Griffiths. I don’t intend this post to be a movie review but do yourself a favor and watch … Continue reading
Originally posted on Fractally Speaking ~ Maths T & L:
Originally sourced from Maths300 this activity is great for getting students up and moving. I quite often run this in the first week of school and get students to introduce themselves…
The use of literacy tasks in Mathematics classes is often met with opposition from both students and teachers. In fact, as a student, I would try to avoid writing tasks as much as I could despite being a keen reader. … Continue reading
I was planning a decimals lesson for my year 7 class. Upon searching Colin Fosters excellent resources I noticed: “Oral work: Go around the class counting up in 0.3’s, say, beginning at 5. Will we ever hit 100? What’s the … Continue reading
On a recent trip to Nepal – Bhutan – Hong Kong, I couldn’t resist buying some stationary to add to my favorites (see picture below). What stationary/teaching aids could you NOT do without?
Oh my! This will be my 40th year of teaching. And I still love it. Only 8 more sleeps. I can’t wait for my new classes, students, colleagues and teaching/learning experiences. My plans so far: Get to know students quickly … Continue reading