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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 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  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 22 Aug 10:31  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 21 Aug 10:20http://t.co/20XGFUuNDD plan to be playing a fair bit of this game this year #mathchat  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 21 Aug 09:58http://t.co/v7NKbRSTB6 … What I would like from #googleclassroom #edtech. Hope you are listening somewhere @GoogleForEdu  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 21 Aug 09:23@KNISSEN1 also want to be able to share student grades sheets etc with parents #googleclassroom  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 21 Aug 09:22@KNISSEN1 Hi  would like to set the stream to public so it can be shared with whole school community  no log in required #googleclassroom  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 21 Aug 09:21http://t.co/lYBitzqXNK Guardian secret teacher  what do students remember?  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 20 Aug 14:47  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 20 Aug 14:44#googleclassroom looks great but the ability to share different parts with different audiences will be a deal breaker for me #edtech  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 20 Aug 13:45#googleclassroom what about sharing an nidividual students records with them and their parents? grateful for any insight  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 20 Aug 13:44Anyone know if we can change the visibility of #googleclassroom s. I would like it to be easily shared like docs...  Richard Wade
@richard_wade 20 Aug 09:01RT @plusmathsorg: Answers on a donut  our abridged version of Manjul Bhargava's brilliant Fields Medal lecture http://t.co/mhGSaR232A #ICM…