Monthly Archive: March 2011

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All MathsMaster.Org videos now on iTunes!

All MathsMaster.Org’s videos are now available for free viewing/ downloading from the iTunes store! In addition to watching the videos through our website, your pupils can now download and watch the videos on their iPod/ iPhone/ iPad, mobile phone or any other electronic device they have which plays videos! You can find the videos in the iTunes store by either:...

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The future of education?

Since I changed career to become a maths teacher a number of ‘big questions’ have repeatedly circled around my thoughts. I regularly question how efficient our ‘traditional’ teaching methods are, expecting 30 kids to sit quietly and absorb information from a presentation which aspires to keep the ‘high-fliers’ interested whilst simultaneously keeping the lower-achievers on board. My own teacher-training experience was focussed...

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NRich Maths March 2011 puzzles are live!

The March edition of the NRich Maths magazine is live now and features some really good puzzles/ activities: The Numbers Give The Design A nice ‘end of term’ activity to create attractive patterns from number sequences. Missing Multipliers A multiplication grid with missing numbers and the added twist of having to use all the numbers 2 to 12 in the...

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Project MathsMaster.Org

Introducing Project MathsMaster.Org! A website dedicated to giving pupils excellent free videos that they can watch to help them with their maths. The emphasis of the videos is on developing pupils’ understanding rather than just teaching them a method. Videos are deliberately not levelled and certainly don’t mention any fashionable edu-jargon. They focus solely on understanding and quality teaching and learning....