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Mathemapedia is a wiki for mathematics education for all teachers of mathematics. You can write your own entries, edit and develop entries already there, and/or simply read entries that other teachers have written.

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 Helping pupils to get unstuck Every learner of mathematics gets stuck. It is important for each learner to recognise when this happens and have some strategies for dealing with it. It is also important for a teacher to encourage pupils... Approved on 12/06/15 08:57   Viewed 16444 times

 The Ultimate Classroom What would your ultimate maths classroom look like? What resources would would in it? What' resources would you have? Think out of the box! Approved on 29/07/14 10:00   Viewed 537 times

 Dynamic Geometry Dynamic geometry software enables the user to construct points, lines, loci and geometrical shapes in the Euclidean plane. These can then be transformed and controlled by the user. For example, points can be dragged around... Approved on 17/12/13 14:02   Viewed 7889 times

 using real data There is access on the web to loads of real data, but often not in a form which students can work with immediately. Working with made up data, or data in contexts which students do... Approved on 17/10/12 13:22   Viewed 11990 times

 Preparing to teach decimals Think about how to teach the concept of decimals and the skills behind using decimals so that all pupils/students are confident in their learning of this topic. Approved on 23/08/12 17:43   Viewed 962 times

 Perimeter of a Rectangle A look at teaching the concept of perimeter of a rectangle against the backdrop of contructs and ideas developed by Pirie and Kieren (1994) and Watson and Mason (2006) Approved on 23/08/12 17:42   Viewed 756 times

 Developing Learners' Natural Powers Every child comes to school having demonstrated amazing natural powers of sense making. The question therefore for teachers is whether those powers are being called upon and developed, or whether they are being usurped, thereby... Approved on 09/11/11 08:30   Viewed 16072 times

 The Instrumental Maths Teacher - A Poem Skemp's observations on the difference between Relational and Instrumental Understanding need to be considered by mathematics teachers. The lifelong impact on learners is not trivial. Approved on 23/06/11 11:36   Viewed 5543 times

 Assesment Using Handheld Technology The ways in which a wireless classroom using the TI-84 graphical calculator and a Navigator system can be used for assessment. Approved on 14/05/11 09:05   Viewed 230 times

 Using rich collaborative tasks in AS and A2 Using rich mathematical tasks can solve many of the problems that arise at AS and A2 but what is a rich task and where can they be found? Approved on 10/05/11 11:30   Viewed 15343 times
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