Some very interesting points are made in this presentation. It is definitely worth going through for finding relevant information. Here’s an example of something fascinating (See also Daisy Christodoulou’s ResearchEd Talk “Life Beyond Levels” at this link https://mrwilliamsmaths.wordpress.com/2015/12/30/10-interesting-videos-that-you-should-watch-before-going-back-to-school-in-2016/):
THE NEED FOR A STRONG EVIDENCE BASE FOR TEACHING, SCHOOL LEADERSHIP AND EDUCATIONAL CHANGE Research ED Conference Sydney 21 st February 2015 Professor.
The words that stood out the most:
“We shame and blame when they seem to foster growth and stay positive.”
In 2016, YouTube users will upload 500 hours of video every hour. By 2019, it’s estimated that 80% of all
Source: 6 Amazing Video Infographics
Too many people too often have great ideas which remain just ideas because their creators were terrified to try. What if I fail? What if everyone thinks I’m a fool? What if I invest money and time in my idea and end up with nothing but frustration? And loads of other What if’s that will …
GCSE MATHS REVISION – Collection of Predicted Papers for Paper 2 June 2016
MathsGenie – http://www.mathsgenie.co.uk/resources.html
Miss B’s Resources – https://www.missbsresources.com/maths-resources/gcse-papers
OnMaths – http://onmaths.com/mock_exams/edexcel-2016-paper-2-prediction-a/ and Video walkthrough https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZiKXWOS68Qw&feature=youtu.be
Corbett Maths Paper and Topic List – https://corbettmaths.com/2016/05/27/paper-2-predicted-papers/
AETMaths – https://t.co/6wOGKhppRw
A very helpful list of topics to revise for paper 2.
Right, so after a pretty good set of papers for today (we use 1MAO H and F as well as KMAO foundation) my immediate thoughts have turned to what they need to revise next week.
My gut feel – virtually no handling data so am expecting a fair amount on paper 2. Good amount of solving equations but no quadratics. No straight line graphs, although was embedded in a quadratic graph question which was tricky. No best buys or bills calculations, so all of these are on the list. I’ve tried to add more detail than just a topic to give you a really good idea about what you might need to do.
Thank you to all those on twitter that I follow who are doing the same as I have referred to some of your lists when doing my own (@justmaths in particular).
Using a calculator – make sure you show some…
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Source: Visual Patterns – 1-20
Hands-on Problem Solving
Source: Task Library
20 Problems for GCSE Mathematics
I will be adding links and updating this list regularly over the next few months, so please visit again. Feel free to let me know if you have any useful resources that you would like added to the list.
Essential Skills – Higher (mainly B and A grade)
Targeted Revision for Year 11
Here’s another good one from ATM involving a car race http://www.skillsdevelopment.org/pdf/6.%20Numeracy%20Activities.pdf
Source: Free Resources
Calculating the mean or sum of a set of data, or even counting the set of data for use in other formula is easy with Stat mode, available on both types of calculator.