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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.
MoreRichard, 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 28 Nov 12:00@HansRosling A school mathematics activity for #WorldAIDSday based on and inspired by #gapminder http://t.co/Ir93E0bN6n Thanks  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 28 Nov 08:15Rich classroom activity for mathematics/geography/social education http://t.co/Ir93E0bN6n #WorldAIDSDay hope people can use it  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 28 Nov 08:08http://t.co/Ir93E0bN6n here is a good maths/psche thinking activity for World Aids Day. Based on @gapminder data #gapminder #mathchat  Richard Wade
@richard_wade 27 Nov 21:42Y10 solving the HIV conundrum #istlive http://t.co/KAxKuqyljE  Richard Wade
@richard_wade 27 Nov 11:15  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 26 Nov 07:26http://t.co/8k7V1D6FW8 First we need a vision for society before we can redesign an education system to help us work towards it.. #edchat  Richard Wade
@richard_wade 25 Nov 22:23The 'Davis Theorem' gets tested #istlive http://t.co/bo6O03neLn  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 25 Nov 12:16http://t.co/sVfNC3kw3r Agreed!  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 25 Nov 10:49Visualising Equations #mathchat Never get tired of this manipulative http://t.co/oVGUuthNcs http://t.co/vvHnKskphJ  Richard Wade
@richard_wade 25 Nov 09:06Mathematics activity for World AIDS Day (Dec 1) http://t.co/VIc4kQhaMV #mathchat  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 25 Nov 07:25https://t.co/vjYry9nA77 this page is a great source of interesting #ToK ideas  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 25 Nov 07:25  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 25 Nov 07:23RT @InThinker: InThinking Subject Sites. More than 4 million words of wisdom. Can you afford not to know? http://t.co/ZvaKArjjoJ  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 25 Nov 07:22  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 20 Nov 20:32http://t.co/9e74QlspqK here is where I detail the updates. Please share with teachers you think might be interested #IB #math #mathchat  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 20 Nov 20:31http://t.co/KApBrJbKGQ This is my resource website for teachers of IB Mathematical Studies. #IB #maths #mathchat  please pass on!