Free Printable template for Graph Sketching

I made this a while back, but every year I have to look all over for it!  So here it is for everyone to share.  It’s useful for getting students to see the link between a sequence, an equation, the table of values/co-ordinates and the graph of linear and quadratic functions.

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Equation Table Graph (download the powerpoint file 2.5MB and feel free to edit or adapt it for your own classes)

Mathematical Thinking Process

In August 2013, Karl Fisch of “Did you know?/ Shift Happens” fame, posted this interesting video about the mathematical thinking process by Professor Jo Boaler taken from a new course at Stanford’s free online platform.  The course is called How to Learn Math (see here

Thanks to Karl Fisch who wrote about his experience of this free Stanford course on his blog at  and started a classroom poster here (See below)

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