October 2017

Thinking time …

2017-10-22T14:19:24+01:00October 22nd, 2017|4 - Data, Blog, NEW GCSE 9-1, Resources|

The first half term is done. It’s flown by. I must say that moving school the second time is much easier but I’d probably have to temper that statement with the fact that I literally ruck up, teach my lessons and leave. No briefings, no after schools, no pre-school meetings [...]

July 2015

Frequency Trees .. post ?/n!

2015-07-27T23:57:11+01:00July 28th, 2015|4 - Data, Blog, Resources|

Before you say anything ... I have not broken my blogging break - I'm not really here! I had a blogging binge before I left .... Anyway, I have written about frequency trees more than I care to admit but thought I'd share a homework (here -> Frequency Trees - LEARN [...]

August 2013

June 2013

Midpoint of 2 numbers

2013-06-30T11:26:30+01:00June 30th, 2013|4 - Data, Blog, Resources|

Been thinking about teaching averages from grouped data tables this week and one of the issues with certain groups, is that the students stumble over finding the midpoints of each group and then get themselves in a tizz about getting the wrong answer. They then go onto to get frustrated about the [...]

May 2013

Scatter Graphs

2013-06-26T22:19:59+01:00May 26th, 2013|4 - Data, Blog, Edexcel, Resources|

Further to my post yesterday I've put the attached worksheet together for my students that didn't get Q2 on the Edexcel March 2013 non calculator paper (which we used as an internal test) correct, but will be equally useful for anyone that is teaching scatter graphs. I'm going to use it as [...]

“Mastering” the March 2013 H papers …

2013-06-24T21:56:33+01:00May 25th, 2013|1 - Number, 2 - Algebra, 3 - Shape, 4 - Data, 5 - Misc., Edexcel, Resources, Teaching, Uncategorized|

UPDATED 6th June 2013 There have been some interesting tweets and blogs recently about students inability to recall prior learning after a period of time and some people would suggest that students should (or shouldn't) move on with their learning once they have "mastered" a topic or keep working on [...]

April 2013

March 2013

Improving on a C grade #2

2013-03-10T11:02:31+00:00March 10th, 2013|4 - Data, Blog, Teaching|

If you are teaching probability tree diagrams the attached is a nice little "mission impossible" themed worksheet which is ideal as a mini plenary mid lesson or even as your final plenary. I'm actually going to use it as an "exit card" with one of my groups, which is why there [...]