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Number Sense Posters

Sunday, 17 March 2013 ·

For a few years, I’ve noticed that kids not only don’t know/struggle with their times tables, but also general ‘number sense’.


Sunday, 03 March 2013 ·

The “automatic simple random number generator” on MathsStarters got a little fix-up today.

Series Foldable

Thursday, 07 February 2013 ·

For “Arts and Crafts Thursday”* we made a foldable to summarise the formula in the topic Series and Applications (Topic 7 in the NSW BOS Mathematics Syllabus).

Times Tables Grid Wall Poster (Made4Math)

Friday, 21 September 2012 ·

It’s the last day of term here, so teachers might want to spend some time today fixing up their room. So, I brought my Made4Math Monday forward.

I needed some times table posters for my classroom, but the posters you can buy tend to be for younger students and I haven’t seen a grid version (rather than each table listed separately).

Rules for Differentiation - Foldable (Math4Math)

Saturday, 25 August 2012 ·

A foldable for reviewing the Rules of Differentiation. Click the preview to see the full version.

Functions and Quadratics Foldables (Made4Math #1)

Sunday, 05 August 2012 ·

Year 11 Mathematics have one of their three periods a week, last period on Fridays. Of course, they’re not highly motivated at that time.

The other week, we folded parabolas, I called it “Arts and Craft Friday”.

The next week, they surprised me by asking what we were doing for “Arts and Craft Friday”... I had nothing!

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Simon Job — eleventh year of teaching maths in a public high school in Western Sydney, Australia.
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