Tagged: Youtube

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Numberphile.com- brilliant maths enrichment videos

Numberphile.com is a website devoted to enrichment maths videos. The quirky, fast-paced style of the presenters is engaging and fun. Whether finding maths deliberately hidden in episodes of The Simpsons or finding the flaw in the Enigma code, Numberphile videos never fail to inspire. Here’s the latest one about shapes/ solids of constant width:

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TED-Ed Lessons Worth Sharing

Regular readers of Great Maths Teaching Ideas will know what a fan of TED.com I am. TED has changed the way that I look at the world on countless occasions. Their videos are never anything but inspiring and thought-provoking. They remind us of what the best and worst parts of the human condition are about. TED-Ed have recently launched a...

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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....

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Online video homeworks

This year I am experimenting with setting online video homeworks with one of my classes. I find this a very interesting and exciting format for the following reasons: In a video homework you can do some model examples and explain the topic in addition to setting practice questions. You can set a homework where the kids progress their learning of...

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Idea for ICT based homeworks; your thoughts and suggestions welcomed…

Why do we set homeworks? What is the point of homework? What are we trying to achieve by setting the kids homework? Consolidation and practice of what was learnt in class? Promoting self-study skills and independent thought? Learning of new concepts? I’d like to think we set homework for all these reasons. It is well known that getting the kids...