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Secondary Magazine - Issue 108

Created on 05 March 2014 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 10 October 2014 by ncetm_administrator


Secondary Magazine Issue 108'Spring Lamb, Storeton, Wirral' by Tim Dutton (adapted), some rights reserved

Welcome to Issue 108 of the Secondary Magazine

Spring is sprung, the grass is ris, I wonders where the birdies is (anon)

In this spring issue of the Secondary Magazine, there are plenty of green shoots including some ideas to consider as a mathematics teacher educator, the next article in the Key Ideas series focuses on reasoning with decimals and the matching set of problems that connect decimals and measurement. As the Easter break approaches, you may find some interesting things to read and do in this issue.


From the editor - NCETM support for the new National Curriculum
In this issue, our editor explores the materials available on the NCETM website to support teachers in their planning for the new National Curriculum.
Key Ideas in Teaching Mathematics - reasoning with decimals in Key Stage 3
This article is the fourth in a series of six, written by the authors of the recent publication Key Ideas in Teaching Mathematics.
A resource for the classroom - problems that connect decimals and measurement
In response to the article featured in the Key Ideas in Teaching Mathematics section, this article features some problems designed to connect decimals and measurement.

5 things to do
Tornado tubes, downloads from Radio 4, tweeting, shape and space patterns and the Rolls Royce Science Prize all feature in our things to do in this issue.

Tales from the classroom: changing practice
Do you still drive your old trusty car when you have a shiny newer one in the garage? Does this tendency extend to your classroom practice or do you readily embrace new technology? This Tale offers another opportunity to reflect on your own practice.

Image credit
Page header by Tim Dutton (adapted), some rights reserved



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