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Category Archives: Number
This activity is inspired first by Dylan Wiliam’s chapter on “Eliciting Evidence of Learner’s Achievement” in Embedded Formative Assessment. My approach to the task is inspired by Danny Brown’s (@dannytybrown) posts on noticing and listening (http://www.squeaktime.com/). Instead of setting a pre-test before … Continue reading
I’m starting this post with the end point. Before you start on the post though, you really HAVE to watch the “Double Rainbow” viral youtube clip (Here’s a post I wrote about rainbows for anyone interested). Right, now you’ve had … Continue reading
The last 2 lessons with Grade 7 (Year 8), we’ve discussed prime factor decomposition using factor trees and then finding the Lowest Common Multiple, LCM, and Highest Common Factor, HCF, of two simple numbers – e.g. Find the HCF and LCM of 12 and … Continue reading
Here’s a Geogebra app I made to help students who were struggling with percentage increase and decrease. Can anyone think of any improvements? Click the picture to go to the link.
I can’t speak for every Mathematics graduate, or any graduate for that matter, but there’s SO much stuff I can’t remember from University. Whilst that bothers me, I guess it’s just my brains way of being more efficient – it … Continue reading
Click the picture to go to the applet.
I’ve never thought about devoting a lesson to significant figures before. Partly because it’s a non-topic and partly because it’s possible to cover this topic through teaching other topics. If I think about it though, a large proportion of my students have had trouble with … Continue reading