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Making Cones - TNfree11 December 2012

The great thing about this activity is how it seems as though it is going to be easy and then isn't at all. This combined with its practical nature offers a good and engaging starting point that means... more

Which rule - TNfree11 December 2012

This activity is designed to help students solve trigonometry problems by encouraging them to 'Speculate' about what might be possible. Students are asked to state different truths or complete different... more

Crow flies - TN11 December 2012

The aim of this activity is to help students make a string link between their intuitive understanding of how to use a grid to compare the lengths of lines, coordinates as a measure of distance and Pythagoras's... more

Quadrilaterals - TN22 November 2012

The challenging of preconceptions! Another fine example of dynamic geometry opening doors to discovery and experimentation. Students start arguing about statements like 'all squares are rectangles'... more

Twitter Venn TN22 November 2012

This Twitter Venn application is a great example of web tools that are now available that help bring an element of 'Real Time' to what we do in our classrooms. I know that being able to construct Venn... more

Data, Data, everywhere22 November 2012

This is a very exciting time to be a mathematics teacher! I think this primarily because of the impact that evolving technology is having on the art! I honestly believe that technology has transformed... more

Sets of Numbers - TN11 July 2012

Without proper reflection, classifying number types can be made to appear quite trivial, but the more thought given about how to present it to students the more interesting a topic it is and the more... more

Statistics Internet Guidefree29 May 2011

This page is intended to offer a selection of some excellent sources for videos, virtual manipulatives and weblinks that are freely available on the internet.... The following videos can be used to show... more

Scattertastic TN17 April 2011

This paragraph generally outlines the possible benefits and advanatges of this activity. The reasons why it might be engaging and why it might help students to understand the mathematics being investigated. more

Max Box TN3 April 2011

This paragraph generally outlines the possible benefits and advanatges of this activity. The reasons why it might be engaging and why it might help students to understand the mathematics being investigated. more