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Secondary Magazine - Issue 104


Created on 05 November 2013 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 20 November 2013 by ncetm_administrator

 

Secondary Magazine Issue 104'Winter fractal' by Fran├žois Philipp
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Welcome to Issue 104 of the Secondary Magazine (incorporating FE)

With the countdown to Christmas well advanced, and the summer holiday a distant memory, this issue tries to capture some of the reasons why we teach mathematics. Starting with some of the mathematics that hooks us in, touching on a possible link with the science curriculum, and considering work supporting learners who struggle to make sense of mathematics - these articles give a perspective to the work of the mathematics teacher. And don’t forget to read the jokes to complete the picture. Enjoy your teaching.

Contents

From the editor - amazing moments in mathematics
Do you capture those times in mathematics that make your jaw drop or bring a smile of satisfaction to your face or excite you as a mathematician? Here are some potential sources of amazement, satisfaction or excitement.
 
A resource for the classroom - butter...
This Issue contains a resource that may help make some links between the mathematics and science classrooms.
 
Focus on...Every Child Counts
In this article, the second in the series, Andy Tynemouth from Edge Hill University and National Adviser for Every Child Counts discusses the problems of supporting learners who struggle to make sense of mathematics.
 
5 things to do
Charlie’s Angles, Royal Institution grants, the Fibonacci sequence, NSPCC Number Day and mathematical jokes are featured in this Issue.
 
Tales from the classroom: cafés and classrooms
In this Tale we contrast cafés and classrooms. What are the features of a learning classroom that make your pupils want to draw up a chair and stay?

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