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Now the summer term is underway and the examination season is upon us, do be sure to take a break from all your exam preparation to read this issue of the Secondary Magazine – and to enjoy the summer weather of course!
From the editor - seeing the mathematics
Pupils sometimes feel that mathematics is a set of arbitrary rules to be remembered. How do you challenge this perception and make mathematics real and relevant in your classroom?
Key Ideas in Teaching Mathematics - Probabilistic reasoning in Key Stage 3
This article is the last in a series of six, written by the authors of the recent publication Key Ideas in Teaching Mathematics.
A resource for the classroom - problems involving probabilistic reasoning
In response to the article featured in the Key Ideas in Teaching Mathematics section, this article features some problems designed to develop reasoning about uncertainty.
5 things to do
If you are a fan of reality television you may be intrigued by the possibilities offered in I’m an Engineer, Get me out of Here! Alternatively there are other items related to the history of counting and calculating, Batman and cookery.
Tales from the classroom
How do you spend your non-pupil days? How do you ensure that your planning time is used to best effect? This Tale recounts a successful use of departmental planning time.