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Secondary Magazine - Issue 112


Created on 03 July 2014 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 15 July 2014 by ncetm_administrator

 

Secondary Magazine Issue 112'Lords - June 2011' by gareth1953 the original (adapted), some rights reserved
 

Welcome to Issue 112 of the Secondary Magazine

The sun is shining and summer is well underway. Although England did not fare well in Rio, there are plenty of other summer treats to savour, such as Wimbledon, the Tour de France, and the cricket, as well as the mathematical delights in this issue. Enjoy the sun.

The NCETM would like to congratulate Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter on his knighthood in the 2014 birthday honours for services to statistics.

Contents

From the editor - being a teacher
The latest OECD report, An International Perspective on Teaching and Learning, may provoke some thoughts as you prepare for the new school year in September.

Focus on...Maths Hubs
As the Government announce the creation of 32 new Maths Hubs across the country, this article brings you the latest.

A resource for the classroom - trigonometric ratio values
If the values of the trigonometric ratio values for 0°, 30°, 45°, 60° and 90° are firmly imprinted on your brain, can you remember how you learned them? How will you introduce them to your pupils? This Resource makes some suggestions.

5 things to do
Mondrian in Margate, recent information from the DfE, the Your Life campaign, a classroom resource, and an optical illusion all feature in this issue.

Tales from the classroom: the King is dead, long live the King!
What do you feel as your Year 11 students leave your school, if only for the summer holiday? This Tale recounts how our author gets to grips with his Year 10 group.

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