Dan Mayer‘s idea of graphing activities for a lesson has evolved into this lovely website full of ideas that could either be played out, or you could run the lesson based on watching the videos. Either way, graphing real data is a lot more interesting than graphing a set of numbers from a text book I’m sure you’ll agree.

Everybody Counts


Wonderful resource that is begging to be a project in your maths department. Created by Oxfam to raise awareness of a multitude of issues, whilst reinforcing maths skills at the same time.


This American website is choc full of great data representations and analysis. At first it looks like it is dedicated to American Football, but a quick sift through the links on the right, or a scroll through the first page, and you’ll start to see the wealth of great resources available here.