The story of a designer conquering mathematics.

11 weeks ago by simonjob

Mathematics was frustrating. When I was young it seemed to be pointless to spend too much time on solving mathematical problems whilst you have so many other things to do! When I was a university…

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11 weeks ago by simonjob

Pattern Blocks | www.MathEdPage.org

december 2016 by simonjob

Links to pattern block curriculum materials for middle school and high school

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december 2016 by simonjob

Esa Helttula Apps on the App Store

november 2016 by simonjob

Download iPhone and iPad apps by Esa Helttula, including Alternative Multiplication and Addition Algorithms Bundle, Alternative Division and Subtraction Algorithms Bundle, Visual Fraction and Multiplication Table Bundle, and many more.

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november 2016 by simonjob

problems of the month /download problems of the month /

november 2016 by simonjob

download problems of the month

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november 2016 by simonjob

[rd] Maths literacy a concern for all – not just maths teachers | Research Developments | ACER

october 2016 by simonjob

What happens outside the maths class is just as important in improving maths literacy as what happens in maths class.

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october 2016 by simonjob

3-Acts Lessons | Questioning My Metacognition

october 2016 by simonjob

Check out Dan's Blog or watch Math Class Needs a Makeover ***click here for the question and big idea of each task *** Date Added Lesson Title Standard 1 Standard 2 4/17/2014 Peas in a Pod K.NBT.1 K.CC.4 4/25/2014 Dotty K.CC.1,2,3 K.CC.4,5 2/9/2016 the Candyman K.CC.1,2,3 K.CC.4,5 1/16/2015 Counting Squares K.NBT.1 K.CC.4,5 1/16/2015 Stage 5 Series K.NBT.1 K.CC.4,5…

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october 2016 by simonjob

3 Act Tasks | Under the Dome

october 2016 by simonjob

We were inspired by Dan Meyer's 3-Act lessons and wanted to create a series of 3-Acts for Elementary Mathematics (and some for Middle School)! Please share your comments and let us know if you try one (or more). We'd love the feedback! Thanks in advance! The link below will take you to the tasks that…

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october 2016 by simonjob

Math is Crazy Hard to Define | Math with Bad Drawings

may 2016 by simonjob

"The science of patterns"? "The study of structure"? "The dumb subject with all the fractions"?

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may 2016 by simonjob

List: Week in review - MathsLinks

april 2016 by simonjob

RT @mathslinks: A busy first week back (for me anyway) so in case you missed any links from this week: #math #maths

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april 2016 by simonjob

xkcd: Pipelines

march 2016 by simonjob

So clever: Pipelines

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march 2016 by simonjob

X-Y Coordinate Geoboard: Set of 30 - Geometry | EAI Education

february 2016 by simonjob

Our new geoboard is ideal for modeling points, line segments, geometric shapes, functions, and equations in 4 quadrants. Features a 15x15 pin grid and axis lines that can be used to illustrate numbers from -14 to 14 on both the x- and y-axes. Includes peg

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february 2016 by simonjob

ATAR game doesn't add up for mathematics

december 2015 by simonjob

Students and their parents should realise that trying to play the ATAR game in a subject like mathematics is very dangerous. Yes, you may wriggle yourself into a university place by taking low-level subjects, but if you cannot pass any of the courses there, then you have shot yourself in the foot.

At UNSW we have clearly stated assumed knowledge (many of us we would prefer pre-requisites). Despite what some schools seem to be telling their students, we do not have any bridging courses for those coming in with only General Mathematics. There is no easy way to make up for the two years of high school calculus.

Peter Brown Director of First Year Mathematics, University of New South Wales

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At UNSW we have clearly stated assumed knowledge (many of us we would prefer pre-requisites). Despite what some schools seem to be telling their students, we do not have any bridging courses for those coming in with only General Mathematics. There is no easy way to make up for the two years of high school calculus.

Peter Brown Director of First Year Mathematics, University of New South Wales

december 2015 by simonjob

Inquiry maths

december 2015 by simonjob

Inquiry maths is a model of teaching that encourages students to regulate their own activity while exploring a mathematical statement (called a prompt). The website has resources for secondary school teachers.

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december 2015 by simonjob

Illustrative Mathematics

december 2015 by simonjob

Providing instructional and assessment tasks, lesson plans, and other resources for teachers, assessment writers, and curriculum developers since 2011.

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december 2015 by simonjob

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