December 2018: What’s News in Education

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Fraction wars, philosophical wars, photo-bombing teachers, incredible data displays and much more. Want to stay up to date with the latest education news? Click here. SOURCE: Carla Dawson Mathematics Education Want to bring strategic thinking into artithmetic? Check out these ideas: Meet Mr Nik’s Bullseye Challenge: when arithmetic meets target practice. From Open Middle: Using the digits 1 to 9, at […]

November 2018: What’s News in Education

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Maddeningly delicious geometry, a mathematical gut-check, the moons of moons and more. Mathematics Education Catriona Shearer and Ben Orlin bring us some maddeningly delicious geometry… if you dare! And while I’m at it, check out this set of intriguing shape dissectors from Alex Bellos to puzzle over. Can you cut the shape below into two identical parts using one […]

October 2018: What’s News in Education

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Mathematical memories, pedagogical perspectives, inspiring schools designs and more. Maths Education What's your earliest mathematical memory? Here's mine: I knew $0.25 + $0.25 was $0.50, so I proudly inferred that $0.24 + $0.24 was $0.49. My teacher told me it was $0.48, and explained why. "Huh," I thought. "This math stuff is subtler than I thought." […]

September 2018: What’s News in Education

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Mathematical puzzles and photos galore, the missing right to literacy, what school exams do and don’t mean, and more.   Maths Education This listing of maths puzzles isn’t new, but it’s brilliant — and updated regularly. Thank you Jeremy Hughes! Looking for some maths photo inspiration to drive number talks, unit chats or other mathematically thought-provoking discussions? Check out #mathphoto18 (and all the […]

August 2018: What’s News in Education

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The truth about effect sizes, new hurdles for teachers and principals, Chinese super-classes, an Aussie Fields Medallist and more.

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