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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...

Plotting Scatter Graphs

Students learn how to plot scatter graphs to identify whether any correlation exists between to measurments.  As...

Drawing Pie Charts

To plot pie charts at GCSE students are taught to calculate a fraction of the circle using the frequency and sam...

Cumulative Frequency Graphs

To plot cumulative frequency graphs students are taught to find the cumulative frequency from grouped data table...

Drawing Bar Charts

To plot bar charts at GCSE students learn how to choose suitable axes depending on the categorical data and freq...

Mean Average from Grouped Data

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

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Solving Inequalities using a Number Line

Students should be able to represent the solutions to an inequality on a number line, using set notation or as a list of integer values.  Here's how I teach using the balance method for solving inequalities using a number line. Matching inequalities, Number sets and Number Lines At the start of the lesson students recap […]

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 […]