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Secondary Magazine - Issue 107

Created on 29 January 2014 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 19 February 2014 by ncetm_administrator


Secondary Magazine Issue 107'The first Daffodil Bud 2009' (adapted) by David Saddler, some rights reserved

Welcome to Issue 107 of the Secondary Magazine

In this issue of the Secondary Magazine our series of Key Ideas articles continues with a focus on statistical reasoning which is also featured in our linked set of statistical reasoning problems. Elsewhere there are some timely things to do as mathematics teachers. As the green shoots of daffodils and crocus are coming through outside, this issue contains some ideas to stimulate your professional learning.


From the editor - Catch them doing something good
Do your actions and comments reinforce your focus on improving pupil learning in your classroom? This article gives some suggestions about managing pupil self-esteem in this crucial approach to the summer GCSE examinations.
Key Ideas in Teaching Mathematics - statistical reasoning in Key Stage 3
This article is the third in a series of six, written by the authors of the recent publication Key Ideas in Teaching Mathematics.
A resource for the classroom - statistical reasoning problems
In response to the article featured in the Key Ideas in Teaching Mathematics section, this article features some problems designed to develop statistical reasoning.
5 things to do
Estimating Time, the Cheltenham Science Festival, Waste week 2014, TinkerPlots and some lovely symmetrical charcoal drawings are all featured in this issue.
Tales from the classroom: Even better if...
Although marking books could be seen as a time consuming part of a teacher’s life, it is also the opportunity to maintain a dialogue with pupils about their learning. In this Tale we hear about Frazer’s reaction to his ‘even better if …’

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Page header by David Saddler (adapted), some rights reserved



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