About Me

My name is Jonathan Robinson and in Autumn 2012 I launched Mr-mathematics.com with the aim of sharing the teaching and learning resources I use in the classroom every day.

I have been ateacher of Mathematics for over twelve years and graded as Outstanding four times by Ofsted. In 2008 I took on the role of Head of Mathematics at a failing school in the South East. Leading my team with a dedicated focus on teaching and learning the department's results improved from 27% A* to C in GCSE Mathematics when I took on role to 78% four years later.

In September 2013 I was awarded a Masters of Education degree from the Open University specializing in Research in Mathematics Education and Leadership and Management in Education.

Creating pace and challenge in every lesson where every student is fully engaged in understanding mathematical concepts is central to how I teach. As Head of Mathematics and as a Teacher Trainer one of my greatest joys is empowering others to teach their classes so more and more students appreciate the beauty of mathematics. This website is a way for me to continue to do this.

Central to each interactive teaching resource is the premise of Assessment for Learning as a means to encourage teacher and student interactions. In this ever changing and technological world inspiring the young mathematicians of tomorrow has never been more important. Therefore, the lessons, independent learning activities, interactive files and Qwizdom PowerPoint presentations are designed with pace of learning and challenge of thought in mind

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Maths teachers Fully planned lesson on finding a probabiltiy from a two-way table at KS3, GCSE and commoncore. https://t.co/g4ptcEVPqT
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RT @GAlmeidaMaths: Just created this sheet with questions and answers for the new A level. Hope its useful. @geogebra https://t.co/MdPo69t7
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Maths Teachers: Interactive question and answer generator for quadratic identities. https://t.co/sFfwsPrfJe https://t.co/1dlnbDHVFm
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Year 9 maths student. Lunch time is more fun when you do trig on a maths table. https://t.co/XpZ1KRdIvv
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RT @Rainmaker1973: The mesmerizing result of letting 13 dots spin along 13 regular polygons at equal speed #math #art https://t.co/cjOKrvND
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Free lesson download. Problem solving with Pythagoras - Includes worksheet and lesson plan. https://t.co/SlPtrwLunu
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Really interesting research paper on conceptual understanding of mathematics by the University of Chicago. https://t.co/lX3NZ9igBQ
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I've written a new blog about what I think are the best maths websites for secondary school maths teachers https://t.co/W0ZwZKG2mq
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Mr Mathematics Blog

Best secondary school maths websites

Here is a list of what I consider to be the best secondary school maths websites that I use every week. Best secondary school maths websites are ... UK Maths Challenge Geogebra http://prethomework.weebly.com/ This website has a good range of homework tasks for key stage 3 classes. Every worksheet includes a skill, challenge, literacy, research […]

Planning ahead in the summer term with your maths department

As we prepare to say goodbye to our exam classes I thought it would be helpful to share some ideas about planning ahead in the summer term with your maths department. Tidy your classrooms and staffroom With all the revision work that has been going on over the past few months you probably have loads of […]

Pythagoras Theorem in 3D Shapes

Many problems involve three-dimensional objects or spaces.  Pythagoras Theorem in 3D Shapes can be used as much with these problems as those in plane shapes. Knowing when to use Pythagoras Theorem The starter recaps applying Pythagoras Theorem as part of a larger problem involving the perimeter of a trapezium and square.  The aim of this […]