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Calculus Teaching Ideasfree4 October 2016

Here you should find a wealth of resources that can be used by you and your students for teaching this topic. The resources at the top of the page are activities and investigations aimed at creating a... more

Focus on Calculus Concept4 October 2016

This is the first of three sections on differential calculus. This is significant branch of mathematics with lots of applications. It builds very nicely on other concepts in the course and those you are... more

Calculus3 October 2016

'A guide for for teaching! Ideas and resources and lessons to look forward to'This page is good for the units from both the new and previous syllabi 'Introduction to differential calculs'. more

Focus on - Quadratic Models3 October 2016

Quadratic functions are those in the form f(x) = ax2 + bx + c, and have fascinated mathematicians for centuries. They have some fundamental properties that will explored in this unit. Probably the best... more

Functions Practice3 October 2016

This page has a variety of tasks designed for practise and revision. Practice questions are an important part consolidating students' understanding of a concept. They can be found from numerous sources... more

Which Wave TN3 October 2016

The discussions and reasoning that takes place during this type of activity can be incredibly valuable and effective. It is a simple idea, but so often the simple ideas can be the most effective. It is... more

Tower of Hanoi3 October 2016

'A sentence as an attention grabbing tag lone for the activity, in quotes, centered, size 16 and Navy blue'The Tower of Hanoi game is a great puzzle that everyone can have a go at! How can we move three... more

Exponential - TN3 October 2016

As suggested on the activity page, understanding exponential functions requires a lateral shift. We really have to think about the impact of having the variable in the power. By asking students to construct... more

Exponential!3 October 2016

'Use dynamic constants in graphing software to explore the properties of exponential functions'Exponential functions break the mould by including the variable as a power. This makes them a completely... more

Exploring Exponentials - TN3 October 2016

The exponential function is a really fascinating beast and time should be taken to try and get this across to students. It can be so counter intuitive that it gets the better of most people. For that... more