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** Jim Noble,** 11 - 18

**mathematics teacher, runs workshops for teachers, loves designing, testing and using rich activities that encourage Mathematical thinking and creativity in students!**

**Oliver Bowles** is a full-time teacher, IB examiner, workshop leader, technology and "hands-on", "applied mathematics" enthusiast.

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# Blog

### Euro 2016 Fractions Decimals %

10 June 2016

France is this year hosting football’s Euro 2016 competition and I thought a number of teachers might find this resource useful (I’ve added... more

### A favourite starter

17 January 2016

This is a quick post just to share one of my favourite little starting activities and a couple of related thoughts. These things are just little... more

### Christmas Activities

17 December 2015

Have a Merry Mathematical Christmas!So with Christmas coming around again it is time to find some activities that will entertain the students... more

### Museum of Mathematics

23 October 2015

More Please!On a recent visit to Barcelona to run a teacher workshop I found my way to the 'Catalan Museum of Mathematics' and I was so glad... more

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- Jim Noble

@teachmaths 24 May 16:39@danieltybrown @Simon_Gregg So I wonder what I might have done/looked for if this didn't follow conversations from… https://t.co/L4gfnyeDhH - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 24 May 16:31@danieltybrown @Simon_Gregg So, moving each of points A B and C individually has an equal but opposite effect on point D..... - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 23 May 15:40@nhighstein @davidwees @BeckyHall75 Yes, think the ToK course has really affected the way I think about mathematics… https://t.co/UTeL6cwWkz - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 23 May 09:31 - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 23 May 09:14 - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 23 May 07:22@danieltybrown @MissJones_14 @MichaelOllerton @Simon_Gregg @helenjwc Great story, that must have been very nice for you all - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 22 May 08:46@Simon_Gregg @danieltybrown and if the points (3,7) and (3,3) were moved to (5,7) and (5,3) you'd get the same result - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 22 May 07:19@danieltybrown but may be by thinking about the physics you would come to the mean, which would be nice - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 22 May 07:17@danieltybrown Yes, I got that because we had been talking about it, but was interested to think about whether or… https://t.co/IaA76E42Yt - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 21 May 21:06Can't go - but sure I would enjoy it if I could https://t.co/fP4g4LQaJO - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 21 May 20:58@danieltybrown I suppose that many would intuitively want put it on the line y = 5, but experience doubt about the… https://t.co/5F8vNEoAVG - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 21 May 20:52@danieltybrown Great question, I bet it would give rise to a few more... I knew what I wanted to do straight away,… https://t.co/etozBxr9tm - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 21 May 20:50@danaeboyce85 @RogoNic I actually had to reteach myself the algorithm because I never used it - but I only got exci… https://t.co/JNW4XuIIgR - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 20 May 09:50@RogoNic Yes, I guess it is a question of how it is handled and of balance. - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 20 May 09:47@RogoNic I think there is always a good discussion to have about which computational skills could be more significa… https://t.co/XpE0XszkVx - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 20 May 09:41Percentage change puzzle - based on an interesting survey about peoples perception of where they live… https://t.co/4LvFqE1pBl