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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 14 Oct 14:41RT @ClaveriePierre3: All square ! 21 different squares tiling a square. #mathart #tiling #mathschat https://t.co/6vCtcDwkEy https://t.co/Gz… - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 13 Oct 09:32RT @emmaphysics: With Donna Strickland and Jocelyn Bell Burnell making headlines for women in physics, I’ve written about how few girls tak… - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 10 Oct 10:05Just found this from @pedagogies last time round https://t.co/uWF3ZX3qOr hope preparations are going well - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 09 Oct 20:02Nice geodesic dome in a cafe https://t.co/21cIkTKFQQ - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 09 Oct 19:55And reflect....! https://t.co/06b46zvvRk - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 09 Oct 19:53@SamLivingstone_ Then there is a secondary question about what will happen to the shape of the snowball.... - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 09 Oct 19:43reminded me of this one from last year! https://t.co/ktKkEXQi7N - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 09 Oct 19:41https://t.co/Rrm0NmGNMM inspiration for next year's mirror dance competition! #iteachmath Merci @cupabia22 - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 09 Oct 19:39RT @ClaveriePierre3: How many yellow dots created by four ? #math #mathart #iteachmath https://t.co/6vCtcDwkEy https://t.co/rKWRF5qMxi - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 08 Oct 19:01RT @bitcraftlab: 3D-Printed Sphericons: http://t.co/Aw18GBMhnY <<< Look at those tracks! cc @jamesgrime via @rrmutt #geometry #folding http… - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 08 Oct 19:00RT @jamesgrime: New question: How should you roll a snowball to make the most perfect sphere for a snowman. What shape would that trace in… - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 08 Oct 18:49RT @singinghedgehog: @teachmaths I investigated something similar with my class several years ago! https://t.co/tHsW0cxkfZ - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 08 Oct 18:48@singinghedgehog Ha, great stuff, really like the question that way around and some great responses - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 08 Oct 16:58a problem! if I have a big snowball on the ground in the garden and I roll it forward in straight line through the… https://t.co/Q4jDQ7cvje - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 08 Oct 16:55 - Jim Noble

@teachmaths 08 Oct 16:55https://t.co/IRMqnkhFhl have always enjoyed working with this idea for visualising indices. #mathchat #mtbos #iteachmath