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Secondary Magazine - Issue 105

Created on 02 December 2013 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 18 December 2013 by ncetm_administrator


Secondary Magazine Issue 105'Christmas tree lights' by Steve A Johnson, some rights reserved

Welcome to Issue 105 of the Secondary Magazine

In this issue of the Secondary Magazine the idea of developing mathematical understanding links several articles. From the editor considers opportunities for departments to work collaboratively to focus on developing understanding; there is the first of a new set of articles in the Key ideas in Teaching Mathematics series and there are some Geometry problems chosen to develop understanding. This might provide something to think about over the Christmas break? Very best wishes for 2014 from the NCETM.


From the editor - developing understanding
How do you, as a department, work on developing the understanding of your pupils? Here are some ideas.
Key Ideas in Teaching Mathematics - Similarity, ratio and trigonometry in KS3
This article is the first in a series of six, written by the authors of the recent publication Key Ideas in Teaching Mathematics.
A resource for the classroom - ratio and proportional reasoning problems
In response to the article featured in the Key Ideas in Teaching Mathematics section, this article features some problems designed to develop ratio and proportional reasoning.
Focus on...Every Child Counts
In this article, the third 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 continues to intrigue, a website full of diagnostic questions, research to read, lectures to attend or watch, and something to make you laugh, are included in this issue.
Tales from the classroom: who is watching you?
Have you made revision videos for your students to watch? How many ‘hits’ do they get? In this Tale our author is surprised with a number close to 4000...

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