A blog about teaching and learning in a maths classroom.

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Pizza, it must be engaging, right?

Saturday, 29 November 2014 ·

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.

Perimeter of curved shapes

Saturday, 08 August 2009 ·

This week, Year 9 were looking at finding the perimeter of shapes that include curves (parts of a circle).

Parts of a Circle

Wednesday, 15 April 2009 ·

I need to learn to use GeoGebra because it looks like a fantastic app, it’s free and shortly our students will have their own netbooks, itching to use them.  I find the best way to learn new software is to do something with it that you need.