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, it will be interesting to see what questions other people ask.


Lining Up

I really like using photos as a starting point to get my students talking about maths. I used this slideshow [PowerPoint] with Y7 to get them talking about parallel and perpendicular lines.

Parallel Perpendicular

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All the photos are taken in Sheffield; I’ve found that pictures of our local area […]