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Chocolate Fractions20 May 2015
'Use your knowledge of fractions to win the most chocolate!'This is a lovely practical activity since it is a game. In the game, the aim is to win as much chocolate as possible. It is really simple to... more
Equivalent Ratio Huntfree11 May 2015
Practice equivalent ratios with this challenging puzzleThere are lots of ways to express a given ratio and it is an important bit of mathematics to recognise when any of those ways are equivalent. Recognising... more
Rocket Trigonometry14 April 2015
'Calculate the height reached by a water powered rocket using right-angled trigonometry in this practical activity.'These impressive little water powered rockets go high, really high! But what kind of... more
Dr Whofree14 April 2015
This task is really easy to explain! Watch the videos below and try to recreate them using dynamic geometry software. Of course, it will not be quite so easy to complete! Making geometry dynamic really... more
Dr Who TNfree14 April 2015
This is a really absorbing and engaging puzzle that is rich with interesting mathematical behaviour. The essential learning objective for this activity is about scale factors of enlargement and repeated... more
ISMTF Middle School Competitionfree30 March 2015
Welcome to the home page for the ISMTF Middle School Mathematics Competition for 2015. We are delighted to be hosting the competition and looking forward to welcoming students and teachers from participation... more
Standard Form: Investigation18 March 2015
If we look at the numbers in the picture on the left they can look confusing, but they are easier to interpret and understand than many very large and very small numbers:Saying numbers of this size can... more
Information and Schedulefree17 March 2015
We are looking forward to welcoming you all in March!The following is a provisional Schedule for the weekend including information you may find helpful*Please ensure that you have sent accurate travel... more
Operating Fractions TN8 March 2015
Operations with fractions are, in my view, considerably more difficult to understand than is often thought. The line between teaching algorithms that work and understanding is greyer than in ever in this... more