No Such Thing as a Maths Person by Perri Klass

17 05 2017

Thank you Perri for this informative article. 





Miami Middle School students master maths through food truck project by Kevin Kilbane

10 05 2017

Check this out for a really interesting application of measurement and money. 





Latest News From Jo Boaler

8 05 2017

Here’s the most recent  news from Jo Boaler. Be sure to sign up for future editions. She is coming to Australia in July. 





What Would Happen If Students Assigned Their Own Maths Homework? By Margie Pearse.

6 05 2017

Here’s another perspective to homework or home learning as it is termed at the school where I work. 





Do You See What I See?

29 04 2017

One of the professional development sessions at the beginning of the year was to spend an hour in a classroom filled with stimuli such as photos, objects, books, craft items etc where we were to record our reactions.

Being the single minded Maths teacher that I am, I looked for ideas to supplement my classes. 

This book was a great catalyst. 


I immediately thought of Möbius Strips and love hearts.



Next time I show students how to do this I’ll start with an excerpt from the book.

And for instructions on creating the hearts follow this link.

Enjoy





Graphing and Writing by Meghan Everette

19 04 2017

Here are some ideas and resources to support the literacy of Mathematics. 





With Maths, Seeing is Understanding

8 04 2017

This article gives several examples of connecting visuals to mathematical concepts.