Ideas for the Secondary Classroom

This is a small collection of articles put together to give you some general ideas for secondary classrooms.

A Random Rambling Rant

Age 5 to 18

A random ramble for teachers through some resources that might add a little life to a statistics class.

Angle Measurement: an Opportunity for Equity

Age 11 to 16

Suggestions for worthwhile mathematical activity on the subject of angle measurement for all pupils.

Stacks of Maths!

Age 5 to 14

In this article for teachers, Bernard gives an example of taking an initial activity and getting questions going that lead to other explorations.

The History of Negative Numbers

Age 11 to 18

This article -useful for teachers and learners - gives a short account of the history of negative numbers.

Proof: A Brief Historical Survey

Age 14 to 18

If you think that mathematical proof is really clearcut and universal then you should read this article.

Enriching Networks, Inspiring Teachers

Age 11 to 16

Here are examples of how two schools set about the task of ensuring that problem solving was an integral part of their curriculum.

2010: A Year of Investigations

Age 5 to 14

This article for teachers suggests ideas for activities built around 10 and 2010.

Introduction to Number Plumber

Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

Video showing how to use the Number Plumber