Recently, I have been considering how to see more fruit in my classroom. As I mentioned previously, the effort factor is significant. The modern idea that students will (or should?) only engage in activities of interest to them goes against everything they will come up against in the future.
This week, Year 9 were looking at finding the perimeter of shapes that include curves (parts of a circle).
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