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FE Magazine - Issue 9


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Created on 08 April 2010 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 22 April 2010 by ncetm_administrator

 

FE Magazine Issue 9
 

Welcome to the ninth issue of the FE Magazine, which has been put together at the seventh British Congress of Mathematics Education in Manchester where between sessions, representatives of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM), the Mathematical Association (MA), and the National Association for Numeracy and Mathematics in Colleges (NANAMIC), met and agreed to form a joint post-16 working group. It is felt that by meeting together, the three subject associations can learn from each other and make use of their different expertise to enrich the opportunities, experiences and resources the associations can provide for those working with post-16 learners. A longer meeting is being planned for later in the summer term 2010.
 

Contents

From the editors
The editors invite you to explore some ideas for May Day starters, and activities from this country and further afield.
  
The mathematics I do
Professor Adam McBride, University of Strathclyde, shares some thoughts on mathematics. 
 
Focus on...
At this time of year our thoughts turn to revision. The ‘Focus on revision’ offers a selection of links to help you plan revision activities.
 
A-level and Further Maths
Have you explored the Maths Careers site? It is a rich source of ideas and packed with examples of how maths is used in the ‘real’ world. Students thinking of taking their maths studies further will find it extremely useful.
 
News from the STEM Networks
Share in the spring 2010 network activities and try some of them with your learners.
 
What's happening in the Regions?
Find out how Cheshire East have been collaborating with employers and developing flexible learning.
 
Elsewhere on the Portal
Have you considered the Primary Magazine as a source of inspiration? Have a look at what’s on offer. 
 
And finally...
How large is a strawberry and why should it matter?
 
 
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