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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 ...

Mr Mathematics Blog

Teaching Reciprocals of Numbers and Terms

To introduce teaching reciprocals of numbers and terms I begin the lesson explaining that everything has an opposite.  The opposite of shutting a door is to open it.  The opposite of saying hello is to say goodbye.  Numbers have opposites too we call them reciprocals. Teaching Reciprocals of Numbers and Terms To start the lesson […]

Surface Area of Cylinders

When I teach how to find the surface area of cylinders I like to add a constant level of challenge and enjoyment to the lesson.  Rather than repetitively calculating the surface area of a cylinder I introduce more complex cylindrical shapes. How to find the Surface Area of Cylinders To find the surface area of […]

Teaching Mathematics for a Growth Mindset

Inspiring students to enjoy maths and feel the success that comes with attempting a difficult challenge is why I teach.  The feeling of success is addictive.  The more students experience it the more they want it and the further out of their comfort zone they are willing to go to get more of it.  Teaching […]