Tag Archives: maths

Open Data in the classrooom

I will be undertaking an inquiry(something teachers do all the time) into the use of open data in the classroom. By open data I have in mind resources such as http://cat.open.org.nz/ and http://www.data.govt.nz/ I am quite keen on promoting the use of open … Continue reading

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Friday Maths humour

http://mistupid.com/jokes/page101.htm

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Maths humour

If you had one dollar and you asked your father for another, how many dollars would you have? One dollar. You don’t know your arithmetic. You don’t know my father ! Source http://www.jokes4teachers.com

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7 billion people

Maybe useful for a Maths class or an example of a lively presentation. No doubt an area of debate for an RE class http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2010/12/party-for-7-billion.html

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Wellington’s best kept secret, through the eyes of a teacher

If you enjoy a scenic walk try the Te Ranga a Hiwi Track, accessible from Te Raekaihau Point http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Te_Raekaihau_Point (Houghton Bay area). The track is moderate difficulty. There are countless teaching and learning opportunities, for example; Maths: Teaching slope and rates of change … Continue reading

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Difficulty Analysis by Patrick Bruce (father) 1974

http://tinyurl.com/difficultyanalysis Written in 1974 related to School Cert and UE at the time…

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