One that went well: angles & algebra from @steelemaths

One of my colleagues recommended a very nice resource to me recently: ‘Angles and Algebra’ from Jason Steele (aka @steelemaths) proved to be nicely challenging for my Y11 students who were revising for foundation tier GCSE.

The sheet consists of a series of diagrams with missing angles marked as letters. Students need to use […]

One that went well: angles & algebra from @steelemaths

One of my colleagues recommended a very nice resource to me recently: ‘Angles and Algebra’ from Jason Steele (aka @steelemaths) proved to be nicely challenging for my Y11 students who were revising for foundation tier GCSE.

The sheet consists of a series of diagrams with missing angles marked as letters. Students need to use […]

There’s a maths problem lurking in the corner of this gift shop

What’s the first question that you think of when you look at this photo?

I know what my question is. I’ll be trying an ‘E Numbers task’ data handling task with my Y10 students sometime soon.

I’ve also posted this to www.101qs.com, it will be interesting to see what questions other people ask.

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Seven Purple Cows

In his book Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable, Seth Godin, a marketing expert, argues that advertising is less effective than it used to be because we are bombarded by adverts – which we tend to ignore. His solution is to have an amazing product – a purple cow in a field of […]

From the Web of Intrigue: Would you rather?

Would you rather have 1 of 8 slices from a 10″ pizza OR 1 of 10 slices from a 14″ pizza?

Would you rather have a 30 acre crop planted with seeds that carry a 58% survival rate OR have a 50 acre crop planted with seeds that carry a 42% survival rate?

Would […]