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Maths Journals
Wednesday 25 June 2014
About a year ago, I wrote this blog post about keeping Mathematical Scrapbooks and in the mean time I have also posted this about Mathematical... more
Mathematical Task Design
Tuesday 17 June 2014
The people at the UK based NCETM who organise the Tuesday night #mathscpdchat on twitter asked for volunteers to steer the chat during... more
School of Hard Sums
Wednesday 4 June 2014
I have just watched my first episode of 'School of Hard Sums' and really enjoyed it. I dont live in the UK and so am playing catch up.... more
Qama Calculators
Thursday 15 May 2014
So we have just invested in a few of these Qama calculators to play with. I think I just needed to see one for myself and see how it worked.... more
Mathemagician
Thursday 16 January 2014
My son received a magic box recently as a present. There are some nice tricks in it (disappearing coins and silks, etc.) but one mindreading... more
Christmas Mathematics Lessons
Sunday 8 December 2013
This is the question that irks me most when we approach the end of Christmas term. Of course, I would want to reply that all lessons are... more
Ideas to Activities
Sunday 6 October 2013
So how many mathematics teachers have had the experiencing of sharing a really cool bit of mathematics with their students only to be... more
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Jim Noble is the Head of Mathematics at the International School of Toulouse (IST), where he teaches students from 11 to 18 years old at all levels of Mathematics. Jim has is a passionate supporter of the Mathematical Studies course and its spirit of mathematics for all.
Richard, 1118 teacher, workshop leader, geogebra fan, inquiry based learner interested in engaging lessons.
Oliver Bowles is a French and British national, attending Bristol and Cambridge University as an undergraduate and
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@richard_wade 02 Sep 21:23RT @numberphile: Slightly better look at the slow mo from yesterday’s Dice Bucket Challenge: http://t.co/48fDE0ATFw cc @standupmaths  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 02 Sep 20:24RT @MattPodbury: My contribution to the whole 6 group IB Induction Day tomorrow http://t.co/YDt4HQeZjw 'Was WW2 a period of development & p…  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 02 Sep 19:56https://t.co/SQOY7LpMRF New building? #istlive  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 02 Sep 19:55RT @GarrodMusto: “@riley_ed: New stairs for @deferrersmaths department. On the way up... http://t.co/xhGXXyzb0u” how cool is that!?! @KWS_m…  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 02 Sep 19:39http://t.co/9D0rwbemBm using this activity as part of a crosscurricular event organised by @russeltarr looking at impact of WW2 #mathchat  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 02 Sep 19:37Bring on the students #istlive let the games begin!  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 02 Sep 19:34@MattPodbury @The_GA Nice one! well done  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 02 Sep 19:30RT @russeltarr: Quotes about Mathematics (useful for classroom display) #matchat: http://t.co/18UEsC8tpB  Richard Wade
@richard_wade 01 Sep 20:35RT @Wendy__Taylor: Top school's lessons free on iTunes http://t.co/tnvVbA29rE  Richard Wade
@richard_wade 30 Aug 20:48RT @suffolkmaths: You simply must follow these weekly Maths Gems from Jo http://t.co/UW0kAj767K  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 30 Aug 07:35http://t.co/TxMsRaPY1e always a good one to kick the year off with! Visualising indices #mathchat  Richard Wade
@richard_wade 28 Aug 09:30Drift, this is a fantastic tiling puzzle! https://t.co/4FzjDspqt4  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 26 Aug 08:06Students need more sleep! http://t.co/Cn4BXapf68 #istlive  Richard Wade
@richard_wade 25 Aug 16:07RT @stepanpruch: Old story, new twist. "only answer the ones you think have a product of more than ________ " #estimation #mathchat http://…  Richard Wade
@richard_wade 25 Aug 13:56@Just_Maths Not digital but this is excellent for Ss & parents  Usborne Illustrated Dictionaries) by Tori Large  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 22 Aug 10:33