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Averages using the Median and Mode

Students learn about averages using the median and mode.  As learning progresses they use the averages to compar...

Comparing Stem and Leaf Diagrams

Students learn about comparing stem and leaf diagrams using the median average and range.  As students progress ...

Drawing Stem and Leaf Diagrams

Students learn about drawing stem and leaf diagrams using a key.  More able students are challenged to plot back...

How to Calculate the Mean Average

Students learn how to calculate the mean average from data in a list.  Later in the lesson they compare data set...

Mean Average and Range

Students learn how to find the mean average and range.  Building on calculating the mean students compare sets o...

Revising Estimating the Mean from Grouped Data

Students revise how to estimate the mean average from a set of grouped data.  As learning progresses they compar...

Using the Range

The majority of the lesson is based around using the range to compare data sets in addition to an average.  Emph...

Stem & Leaf Diagrams

Students learn how to read data and calculate averages from a stem and leaf diagram.  As learning progresses stu...

Median and Mode Averages

Students learn how to calculate the median and mode averages from data presented as a list.  As learning progres...

Mean Average from Grouped Data

Students learn how to estimate the mean average from data in a grouped frequency table.  As learning progresses ...

Mean Average from a Frequency Table

Students learn how to calculate the mean average of discrete data from a frequency table.  As learning progresse...

Mean Average from Discrete Data

Students learn how to calculate the mean average of discrete data using calculator and non-calculator methods.  ...

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Mathematics OFSTED Inspection – The Deep Dive

Earlier this week, my school took part in a trial OFSTED inspection as part of getting ready for the new inspection framework in September 2019. This involved three Lead Inspectors visiting our school over the course of two days. The first day involved a 'deep dive' by each of the Lead Inspectors into Mathematics, English […]

How to Solve Quadratics by Factorising

The method of how to solve quadratics by factorising is now part of the foundational knowledge students aiming for higher exam grades are expected to have.   Here is an example of such a question. Solve x2 + 7x – 18 = 0 In my experience of teaching and marking exam papers students often struggle with […]

How Write 3 Part Ratios

When learning how to write 3-part ratios students need to understand how ratios can be made equivalent. The start of the lesson reminds students by asking which of six ratios is the odd one out.  This is presented to the class as they come into the lesson.    Writing Equivalent Ratios  A few students immediately go […]