by Mr C | Apr 10, 2015 | Algebra, Enrichment, GCSE, IT Suite, KS3, Stats & Probability

One of my favourite resources when looking at aspects of mathematical modelling is the Desmos Penny Circle activity. Originally posed as a problem as part of Dan Meyers ‘3 act math’, the team at desmos have made great use of technology to support a truly...
by Mr C | Apr 10, 2015 | Enrichment, GCSE, IT Suite, KS3, Stats & Probability

by Mr C | Apr 10, 2015 | Algebra, Enrichment, KS3

Problem solving is such a vital area of mathematics, allowing students to think, be creative and develop key life skills. Many students however really struggle to know where to begin when they see something they do not immediately know the answer to, they lackÂ key...
by Mr C | Apr 10, 2015 | Enrichment, Geometry, KS3, Number

A lesson I usually like to start with involves looking at some of the work of artist/mathematician/inventor/astronomer/musician Leonardo da Vinci. In particular,Â his piece ‘vitruvian man’ offers a way in to start exploring inner mathematics of the human...
by Mr C | Apr 10, 2015 | GCSE, Geometry, Test-Ready