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Hello, this is a response to some one who submitted feedback about the triangles...

I've just created this activity exploring stretching shapes and functions. Largely...

I love the last challenge, 'Represent the locus of points that are twice as far...

A complete activity for factorising quadratics using these two games can be found

Interesting task.

Very good illustration on the angle properties.

A nice extension to the frog problem is this toads and frogs game in 2D. The rules...

You could get into a nice conversation about series and sequences with the first...
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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 18 Apr 10:54RT @pickover: Fractal storage drawers, for all your needs. (Takeshi Miyakawa) http://t.co/f0Jdc5SDMT  Richard Wade
@richard_wade 17 Apr 20:24Being a number  this is such a rich task! http://t.co/k7EDrTmrVS #mathchat  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 17 Apr 18:51Hmmm #bcme8 http://t.co/WIKkAW3kHQ  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 17 Apr 18:49@Statsyman lots, but meeting and chatting with lots of different folks is my best bit #bcme8  Jim Noble
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@teachmaths 17 Apr 18:18@RaigOak nice!  Richard Wade
@richard_wade 17 Apr 13:56Here's a brilliant way of teaching arithmetic sequences from @dannytybrown http://t.co/zFzlbdjzLX #mathchat  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 17 Apr 11:55Great thought provoking and confirming plenary from Malcolm Swann at #bcme8 thank you .....  Jim Noble
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@teachmaths 17 Apr 10:02Maths marmalade and the game of Diffy! With @robeastaway and @AJMagicMessage #bcme8 http://t.co/hOfoMbOcbl  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 17 Apr 09:56  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 17 Apr 09:11Lots of food for thought here! Thanks #bcme8 http://t.co/WB6bUS1cD9  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 17 Apr 08:40Lots of ideas coming around this skeletal octahedron #bcme8 with Frances Watson ..... http://t.co/DDisr9nW1U  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 16 Apr 16:58Maths with Robots! Awesome #bcme http://t.co/LlFtb9VBJf  Jim Noble
@teachmaths 16 Apr 16:58A kings ransom with Tony Gardiner #bcme http://t.co/PVjTwhrzdU