Tagged: percentages


Fractions, decimals and percentages conversion notes and grid exercise

Here are some notes for pupils about how to convert between fractions, decimals and percentages. The idea is that they can add examples to them in the blank space around and inside the triangle: Here is a grid-filling exercise where they can apply the ideas in the notes. Forming groups of 4 to discuss their answers, mark correct if they...


The iPad Infographic

This past year I’ve found that mentioning any of Apple’s shiny wonder-devices really engages the pupils. It mustn’t be overdone but a couple of examples I’ve used include: Designing questionnaires– imagine you have been asked to design the iPhone 5. You need to design a questionnaire to find out what people want in the next iPhone. Percentage decreases– the Apple...


Proportion and percentages as topics have never been so emotive

Every now and then I receive an email from one of my friends or family with a presentation attached. The content of this could be pictures of anything from people doing dangerous things, lucky escapes for aircraft landings to inspirational quotations. Most of the time I enjoy looking at these but would never see a use for them in the...