A system sheet was supplied at GCSE however was eliminated in 2017, which means our Yr 11 college students will not have used one earlier than. However this yr we’ve the non permanent introduction of the a lot criticised ‘exam aids
‘, so @taylorda01
has made a useful useful resource ‘Assessment Aid Tests 2022
‘ the place college students can practise making use of a system sheet.
5. Venn Paint
I have never taught Venn Diagrams in 5 years and subsequent week I occur to be educating this matter to each Yr 9 and Yr 10. I have been Venn sources, and I found this magnificence from Transum which I’ve now added to my useful resource library. Venn Paint
shouldn’t be new, and it seems that a lot of lecturers already use it at each Key Stage 4 and 5, however I do know lots of my readers will not have seen it earlier than. There are three totally different ranges on this interactive activity, and the ultimate stage is fairly difficult.
In different Venn information, I used a few of the glorious duties from Craig Barton’s mathsvenns.com
after I was educating sequences to Yr 8 final week. They’re such good duties for prompting wealthy mathematical dialogue. See my Twitter thread
for extra on this.
I had a garbage begin to the summer time time period. My complete household had a illness bug, and on the identical time I had Covid. Fortunately we’re all higher now. I’ve had some pretty deliveries within the submit to cheer me up, together with Ben Orlin’s (enormous) new guide Math Games with Bad Drawings
which is a superb and entertaining information to maths video games.
I additionally acquired my Maths Mr Men pin badges
from Ed Southall. The Ramanujan character has at all times been my favorite and I used to be very happy after I wore the pin to highschool and a pupil requested me who it was, giving me the chance to excitedly inform her all about Ramanujan.
Right here are some things you may need missed:
In the meantime, my weblog had its eighth birthday which suggests it is time for an additional certainly one of my annual Gem Awards posts. I have been engaged on this for a few weeks and hope to publish it quickly!
I had a incredible time on the MA Convention over Easter and learnt quite a lot of issues that will probably be helpful after I begin my new Head of Maths position in September. I attended a great deal of nice workshops and was significantly happy to get the prospect to see Chris Smith’s plenary. He is a superb speaker – extremely entertaining.
Shout out to the gang who had been out the evening earlier than the convention – what a humorous evening!
I am actually trying ahead to the 2 summer time time period conferences I am attending.
The primary one is #mathsconf29
which is happening in Kettering (the house of mathsconf!) on Saturday twenty fifth June. I’ve already written my workshop – I can not wait to current this one.
I’m additionally delighted that my college have agreed to let me go to the MEI Conference
which is on Thursday thirtieth June and Friday 1st July on the College of Keele. I am talking on the second day. I usually pay for all my very own conference-going however I used to be courageous and requested that my college give me the break day and pay for the primary day, and so they mentioned sure! I bloody love the MEI Convention, and am significantly excited to see poet Harry Baker on the convention dinner.
So two conferences in a single week in June. This makes me completely happy. I hope to see a lot of you there.