Inverse Proportion: GCSE Maths Question of the Week | MrBarton

Can your students solve a tricky GCSE question on inverse proportion? There’s only one way to find out!

The latest edition of my GCSE Maths Question of the Week series is a challenging question on circle theorems provided exclusively for my Diagnostic Questions website by Edexcel, but suitable no matter which awarding body you are following.

Here is one suggestion for using this resource:
Print out the worksheet for use as a starter in lessons, or a homework.
Discuss your students answers and explanations, their reasons for the incorrect answers, and their choice of alternative wrong…

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GCSE Revision Trail: TES Maths Resource of the Week | MrBarton

To see all of the work I do for TES Maths, including Resource of the Week, Inspect the Spec, Maths Newsletters and Topic Collections, please visit the TES Maths Blog here

What is it?

Well, there is no denying it. We are definitely hitting Revision Season. And this year, with the new more challenging GCSEs making their auspicious debut, there is little doubt that revision with be more fraught than ever. So, I am always on the lookout for a top-quality resource to spice up revision whilst keeping it engaging and useful. And for me, this resource fits the bill perfectly. It is a paired…

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Equation of a Circle: GCSE Maths Question of the Week | MrBarton

Can your students solve a tricky GCSE question using the equation of a circle? There’s only one way to find out!

The latest edition of my GCSE Maths Question of the Week series is a challenging question on circle theorems provided exclusively for my Diagnostic Questions website by OCR, but suitable no matter which awarding body you are following.

Here is one suggestion for using this resource:
Print out the worksheet for use as a starter in lessons, or a homework.
Discuss your students answers and explanations, their reasons for the incorrect answers, and their choice of alternative…

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Capture-Recapture Sampling: TES Maths Resource of the Week | MrBarton

To see all of the work I do for TES Maths, including Resource of the Week, Inspect the Spec, Maths Newsletters and Topic Collections, please visit the TES Maths Blog here

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If you are following the Edexcel new maths GCSE, then you may well have noticed the introduction of a delightful addition to the wonderful world of Sampling – the Capture-Recapture method. Something that until now had been confined to Biology classrooms has now happily found its way onto the maths syllabus. The problem is, of course, whenever anything new comes along, there tends to be a relative scarcity of…

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Circle Theorems: GCSE Maths Question of the Week | MrBarton

Can your students solve a tricky GCSE question on circle theorems? There’s only one way to find out!

The latest edition of my GCSE Maths Question of the Week series is a challenging question on circle theorems provided exclusively for my Diagnostic Questions website by AQA, but suitable no matter which awarding body you are following.

Here is one suggestion for using this resource:
Print out the worksheet for use as a starter in lessons, or a homework.
Discuss your students answers and explanations, their reasons for the incorrect answers, and their choice of alternative wrong answers…

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TES Maths March 2017 Newsletter | MrBarton

To see all of the work I do for TES Maths, including Resource of the Week, Inspect the Spec, Maths Newsletters and Topic Collections, please visit the TES Maths Blog here

If you haven’t already started, it’s highly likely you’ll be getting down to some serious revision for the upcoming exams in the next few weeks. In anticipation of that, we’ve brought together a collection of lesson ideas designed to help you to consolidate understanding and extend thinking in a variety of topic areas.

As usual, we’ve got the generous and talented members of the TES Maths community to thank for these…

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Low Stakes Assessments: TES Maths Resource of the Week | MrBarton

To see all of the work I do for TES Maths, including Resource of the Week, Inspect the Spec, Maths Newsletters and Topic Collections, please visit the TES Maths Blog here

What is it?

One of my current obsessions is the importance of low stakes assessments. There is little doubt that one of the best ways to test how much students understand about a topic is… well, to give them a test! But, the vast majority of students do not like being tested, and us teachers simply do not have the time to mark each of these tests. This is where quick-fire low-stakes assessments come into play. Give them…

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