hello world

01 Dec 2013

Welcome to my new site. This is the blog of a maths teacher in North Lincolnshire. Having taught for over 4 years I thought it would be useful to record and reflect upon some of some of my experiences in the classroom, including

starting points

Here are some aspects of teaching I have been using recently and intend to look at in more detail in future posts.

GeoGebra

GeoGebra is a powerful open source geometry and algebra software that I feel is under-used in secondary education. There are wonderful resources on the GeoGebraTube site that are ready to use.

inquiry tasks

Inquiry tasks are a step back from investigations and allow students more control of their progress in lessons as they explore a given prompt. Andrew Blair’s website gives details of inquiry maths and includes lots of resources. I have tried a couple and have been delighted by the results.

latex

A lot of my resources are typeset using . Some ways in which I use it include

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