This is more for me than you, but also a nice reminder to everyone that if I don’t update this site for a while, it’s “because book.”
This pie chart will be a sticky post until I’m finished writing. (it’s here for a while)
Calculator Skills. It’s very hard to find a decent resource to help teach how to use a calculator. There are few around, and fewer that inspire me to teach the topic enthusiastically .
I love this resource because it ticks all the boxes. Inspired, simple and different.
Ok, these are the new specimen papers (the last ones have been thrown out essentially!)
Each page is side by side for the 3 exam boards (there’s a fourth exam board, but they have 2 longer papers so the comparison is a bit more difficult, so i’ve omitted them). On hand is Michael Gove to add his own facial commentary. I hold no judgement on any of these papers officially. Make your own minds up.
At this point two papers have finished. AQA goes on for 6 more pages:
The resource I’ve picked for today is this wonderful experimental probability idea. I love it, chiefly because it uses this ridiculously awesome graph paper to record results:
which end up looking a bit like this:
I like that the task is open ended and students decide their own investigation, but mostly, this is all about THAT PAPER!!.