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Secondary Magazine - Issue 23: Up2d8 maths

Created on 11 November 2008 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 01 November 2018 by ncetm_administrator


Secondary Magazine Issue 23


Up2d8 maths

The fortnightly Up2d8 Maths resources explore a range of mathematical themes in a topical context. The resource is not intended to be a set of instructions but rather a framework which you can personalise to fit your classroom and your learners.

There are just a few short weeks before the Christmas holiday! Where's the best place to do your shopping? Is it cheaper to shop on-line or to brave the city centre? Maybe, with clever planning and a good exchange rate, it's possible to take a trip abroad and save money on your Christmas gifts! This Up2d8 Maths resource starts by exploring whether it's best to buy from the UK, France or the US and then develops to explore the possibility of a 'free' trip abroad. In working with exchange rates, students will practise proportional reasoning and, in exploring the possibility of an overseas trip to buy presents, will be given the opportunity to experience many of the key processes.

This resource is not year group specific and so will need to be read through and possibly adapted before use. The way in which you choose to use the resource will enable your learners to access some of the Key Processes from the  Key Stage 3 Programme of Study.

Click here to download the Up2d8 maths resource - in PowerPoint format.

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