No Teachers Are Really Young: Graphs of Quadratic Functions (Part 1)

I recently began to teach my S4 class about graphs of quadratic functions. Based on my previous experiences, this is a topic many pupils struggle to cope with. In this post I will offer some possible reasons for this and some suggestions on beginning to address them. A further post will seek to develop this … Continue reading No Teachers Are Really Young: Graphs of Quadratic Functions (Part 1)

Working with Place-Value: an increasing constraints activity

The Association of Teachers of Mathematics currently runs Twitter events every second Thursday between 8.00 and 9.00pm. (@ATMMathematics, # beingmathematical). I find these are a great source of CPD with a difference and would recommend you get involved! The discussion prompt for the first one of this academic year was the following set of questions. … Continue reading Working with Place-Value: an increasing constraints activity