Tag Archives: Maths Blogs

Letters and Numbers

I happened to tune into SBS TV tonight to see: “Letters and Numbers Ep 28 : Air Date 8th Sep 6:00pm, Melbourne time. Letters and Numbers is hosted by Richard Morecroft. Unlike most game shows, it doesn’t drag out the … Continue reading

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Order of Operations

I don’t want to get into an argument here about whether or not to use one of the acronyms BIDMAS, BIMDAS, PEDMAS, PEMDAS, etc. Instead how can we best get students to understand and perform mathematical operations in the correct … Continue reading

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Webmaths Wordle

I am always on the lookout for more Mathematics teachers’ blogs. So I was delighted when I came across Tania Kennedy’s – HI PHI blog. She has recently made a wordle of her blog text, so I decided to do … Continue reading

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I am a Nerd

I am a nerd – and proud of it. But I wasn’t always a nerd! At school and college I just did enough to pass and in some subjects I struggled. But once I discovered Mathematics teaching I became a … Continue reading

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Lure of the Labyrinth

Heard about this game via twitter a few weeks ago. At first glance I wasn’t hooked. After delving deeper, I found that this is an excellent game with some great Mathematics content. It has 9 puzzles to solve each with … Continue reading

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Maths Blogs

Once I started searching I found that there are lots of great Maths blogs around. Just check my blogroll in the sidebar. However, my favourite is function of time: f(t) by Katherine Nowak. So take my advice and cruise on over … Continue reading

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Who Am I?

I was a famous Mathematician who died in the year 1871. I was “x”  years old in the year x2.  In what year was I born? Who am I? Describe one of my notable achievements.

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Social Bookmarking

When I started teaching 30 years ago (where did those years go?), finding new resources and ideas to use in my classroom usually consisted of one of the following: 1.  Ask another teacher (or attend PD sessions) 2.  Research from … Continue reading

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