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Dominotion (part 2)
Games that engage student have (from my experience) a balance of skill and luck. All students should believe that they have a chance of winning. The game should involve a number of choices to be made. So here is the … Continue reading
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Dominotion (part 1)
I love the satisfaction you get from creating something. Like a new blog post. But creation requires effort. As Mathematics teachers, we create lessons for our students. The content of these lessons can come from many sources. eg. Videos, worksheets, … Continue reading
Hidden Figures
I have just watched the film Hidden Figures. It tells the story of three African American women mathematicians at NASA—Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughn, and Mary Jackson—who were instrumental in “doing the math” that allowed John Glenn to be the first American … Continue reading
Maths Warmups
Many Math Blogs have good ideas for starting a Maths lesson. For example: WODB Would You Rather Always, Sometimes, Never Transum Solve My Maths When I started teaching Maths (37 years ago!) my mentors impressed on me the importance of … Continue reading
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Playing Mathematically
Anybody who knows me, can easily see I have a passion for playing games. A fellow teacher starts each school day trying to beat me at “Stop or Dare”. At the end of a teaching day Maths teachers and the … Continue reading
2016 Bring It On
As usual during the summer holidays I get sick of gardening and housework and can’t wait to get back to school. Fortunately, I have 90 Mathematics teaching blogs in my RSS reader. These give me plenty of inspiration, as well as … Continue reading
Multiplication Tic Tac Toe in 3 Acts
Multiplication Tic Tac Toe is a great game because it: is easy to learn requires minimal equipment provides lots of practice of multiplication facts requires logical thinking ACT ONE – Constructing the Game Provide a pair of students with a … Continue reading
Hulk Smash!
How important is a “hook” into a lesson? Imagine this: A teacher runs across the room, jumps in the air and falls to the ground with his fists punching the floor, yelling “hulk smash”. For greater effect he would have … Continue reading
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The Quilt
Sun streams in, as young minds do battle. Youth blossoms with potential, but struggles with meaning. A quilt hangs in all its glory, with names adorned from the past. A link exists, which brings great sadness. Oh life, Oh death, … Continue reading
A Challenge to all Mathematics Teachers
Steve Wyborney on his blog – I’m on a Learning Mission – recently challenged educators to: Think deeply about what you believe about every student’s learning potential. Complete this sentence and post it. “I believe…” I replied: “I believe that … Continue reading