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Secondary Magazine - Issue 132: Heads Up

Created on 13 April 2016 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 27 April 2016 by ncetm_administrator


Secondary Magazine Issue 132'Tablet social media' by ijclark (adapted), some rights reserved

Heads Up

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The NCETM has recently published a new set of webpages to support professional development in the area of multiplicative reasoning in Key Stage 3 classes.

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Students who don’t get the grade they’re after in GCSE maths this summer will now get two chances to resit: once in November this year and once in May or June next year. The technical term for this area is ‘legacy resits’ and you can read more here.

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Is there a link between logarithmic functions and love? A recent episode of the ever-probing Radio Four programme More or Less found a maths teacher who thinks there is, and who wrote a song about it. It’s about five minutes into the programme, but why not listen to the whole half hour?

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Two items to recommend from our friends at the Further Mathematics Support Programme (FMSP). First their Spring newsletter, and second, a new leaflet on girls’ participation in A level maths, which can be downloaded from the FMSP website.

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