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Possible Plenaries

One part of the mathematics lesson that always seem to disappear as the lesson comes to the end, is the plenary. The plenary is an important ‘end of the lesson’ moment, where it is possible to both peer,self and teacher assess if the pupils have made progress. In today’s waffle I thought I would give you some ideas that I have used in the past to engage the pupils in the plenary.

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Mathematical Sodas

Well, don’t you just hate it when things don’t go to plan! Sunday morning is always dedicated to writing Wilson Waffling sat in Starbucks drinking a Venti soya wet latte and maybe nibbling on some sort of fattening cake – well typing is tiring and must class as some sort Read more…

Physical Mathematics…

I often sit on a Thursday evening about 2000hrs and watch the ukedchat hashtag. This week it was about physical education. Although this is not one of my strong subjects in teaching (or even in real life) I was interested in the first question which asked how physical education could be related to literacy and/or mathematics. Just like a GSCE multiple choice essay question I chose to answer how it could be related to mathematics. You can see the full tweet chat conversation here – but I thought I would expand my response in this week’s waffle.

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