MathsClass

A blog about teaching and learning in a maths classroom.

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Term 3 2010 SDD

Monday, 19 July 2010 ·

Each year for the Term 3 SDD (Staff Development Day), the four schools (three 7-10 and one 11-12) in the collegiate I work in get together for a combined program.

Are you water wise?

Wednesday, 14 July 2010 ·

In recent years, Sydney Water has been encouraging households to save water.  “With limited and highly variable rainfall in the catchments, the community can no longer rely on water from the dams.”  source

Teaching Year 10 with Laptops

Sunday, 07 February 2010 ·

In 2009, Year 9 got their DER netbooks and now they are in Year 10.  This year’s Year 9 does not have their netbooks yet, and so this gives teachers a little time to get their heads around the inclusion of netbooks into the classroom.  This year, I’m teaching a 5.2 pathway Year 10 class (and a Year 9 5.2 class).

World’s Fastest Clapper

Saturday, 01 August 2009 ·

Here’s a quirky little activity that uses the DER laptops.

Heart Rate Activity

Saturday, 19 May 2007 ·

An outdoors activity is always a welcome change to a maths lesson.  To introduce rates, I take the class outdoors to measure their heart rate.