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Foundation

3 Part Ratios

Students learn how to use proportional reasoning to solve problems involving 3-part ratios.  As learning progres...

Adding and Subtracting in Standard form

Students learn how to use non-calculator methods to solve addition and subtraction problems involving standard f...

Addition and Subtraction with Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Students learn how to perform addition and subtraction with fractions and mixed numbers.  As learning progresses...

Calculating a Repeated Percentage Change

Students learn how to calculate a repeated percentage change using decimal multipliers.  As learning progresses ...

Factorising Expressions with Powers

Students learn how to factorise expressions with powers by taking out the highest common factor.  As learning pr...

Frequency Trees

Students learn how to create frequency trees from two-way tables and written descriptions.  As learning progress...

Metric Units of Area and Volume

Students learn how to convert between metric units of area and volume using diagrams and proportional reasoning....

Proportion and Recipes

Students learn how to use proportion and ratio notation to adjust recipes for different amounts.  As learning pr...

Pythagoras’ Theorem in 3D

Students learn how to calculate unknown lengths in cuboids and other solids by applying Pythagoras' Theorem in ...

Revising Equations with the Unknown on Both Sides

Revision lesson for setting up and solving equations with the unknown on both sides.Learning progresses from...

Revising Expanding Brackets

Students revise how to expand a single pair of brackets by a number and term.  Learning progresses onto simplify...

Revising Factorising Expressions

Students revise how to factorise algebraic expressions by taking out the highest common factor.  As learning pro...

Revising Simultaneous Equations by Elimination

Students revise how to solve a pair of simultaneous equation by elimination.  Learning progresses from equations...

Revising Solving Equations

Students revise how to use the balance method to solve equations where the unknown appears on one side of the eq...

Revising Solving Equations with Fractions

Revision lesson for solving linear equations involving fractions.  Questions range from solving 2-step equations...

Revising Solving Inequalities

Students revise how to solve a linear inequality and represent its solution using set notation and on a number l...

Mr Mathematics Blog

Practical Tips for Using Mini-Whiteboards in a Mathematics Lesson

In this blog I will share some practical tips for using mini-whiteboards in a mathematics lesson.  I use mini-whiteboards nearly every lesson because they help the students show me the progress they are making.  When I understand what the misconceptions are I am able to address them in subsequent examples as part of my feedback.  […]

Showing Progress during a Mathematics Lesson

Demonstrating student progression during a mathematics lesson is about understanding the learning objective and breaking that down into explicit success criteria. Using Success Criteria Take, for example, a lesson on calculating the area of compound rectilinear shapes. The intended learning objective was written on the main whiteboard. Success criteria were used to break down the individual […]

Plotting and Interpreting Conversion Graphs

Plotting and interpreting conversion graphs requires linking together several mathematical techniques.  Recent U.K. examiner reports indicate there are several common misconceptions when plotting and interpreting conversion graphs.  These include: drawing non-linear scales on the x or y axis, using the incorrect units when converting between imperial and metric measurements, taking inaccurate readings from either axis not […]