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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
Mathematical Communication
Sunday 15 September 2013
'Tell me a story with a beginning, middle and an end' This is just a short observation based on a couple of experiences this week. I found... more
A Balanced Mathematical Diet
Sunday 11 August 2013
This year I have the mixed ability 14/15yr old group. Over two years we need to work together to achieve the goals students set themselves... more
Digital Memories
Sunday 14 July 2013
I’m lucky enough to have a sparky class of Year 10 students. At the school where I work we recognise that GCSE mathematics on its own... more
Adding life to old problems!
Tuesday 25 June 2013
I recently went to an International School in Geneva to work with their mathematics department for a day as part of their adoption of... 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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@teachmaths 23 Apr 08:01RT @BetterMaths: great #mathsstarter rt @Iearnsomething: This is what a fighter jet looks like when causing a sonic boom. http://t.co/4Ek99…  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 22 Apr 07:32RT @GiftedPhoenix: A robustly expressed critique of (a certain kind of) gifted and talented education: http://t.co/qAk3KDfkx9 #gtchat #gtvo…  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 21 Apr 19:44  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 21 Apr 19:44Just come across this project http://t.co/7IazcTRuC3 on using stats in education  sounds interesting #mathchat via @GeoBlogs  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 21 Apr 19:42  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 21 Apr 19:39  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 21 Apr 19:32@GeoBlogs I'm in  sounds interesting!  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 21 Apr 13:17RT @inquirymaths: @teachmaths @Saxobob 2013 survey "relied more heavily on those teachers who had a greater motivation to respond" or those…  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 21 Apr 13:17@inquirymaths Sorry I didn't get the chance to say hello at #bcme8 always nice to meet people for real. Seems like your session went well!  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 21 Apr 13:15@inquirymaths @Saxobob hmmm  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 21 Apr 11:57Earlier I questioned data for this survey http://t.co/TUGCh3pAl2 now I have more info https://t.co/av0Og73ZDh thanks @Saxobob #mathchat  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 21 Apr 11:54@Saxobob Thanks Rob!  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 21 Apr 10:40@davidwees that is what I was getting at!  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 21 Apr 10:40@davidwees well spotted  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 21 Apr 09:29http://t.co/TUGCh3pAl2 teaching hours in UK  no info at all about how it was collected? #edchat  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 21 Apr 08:53@Simon_Gregg Indeed! Lets