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The Computing at School newsletter is published three times a year. It is full of practical ideas for teachers of computing in primary and secondary schools, with articles contributed by a number of CAS members. With input from teachers, academics, advisors and industry professionals, it provides a varied source of...

Seeing The Unseen - Radar. Practical, active group activity to discover how basic maths and physics help engineers to "see the unseen"

Group activity involving volunteers moving around a teaching space and using time, distance and speed measurements to locate a student taking on the role of an aircraft. 

Supports the use of Speed = Distance / Time and also the concept of radio waves travelling through space, giving practical meaning to...

Tim Peake public presentation

This presentation was produced by the UK Space Agency for Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station in 2015/16.

The Mathematics Enhancement Programme has been developed over the past few years at the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching. It set out to implement in UK schools the findings of international research. The scheme of work for each year is split into two parts, A and B. The MEP course has been developed in...

Community STEM Clubs poster

STEM Clubs are not just for schools! They are a powerful and enjoyable way to engage young people with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

This poster is for anyone wishing to advertise a STEM Club in their local communities, be it a one-off session or recurring club; in a library or...

Mathematics teaching

The journal of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM). ATM was formed to encourage the teaching and learning of mathematics by relating closely to the needs of the learner. 

 

Holdings: 1959 - Present

Latest issue: April 2019

Cisco Little Big Futures

The Internet of Things (IoT) is about connecting the unconnected, and it is growing rapidly. It uses sensor-equipped physical computing devices, connected through wired and wireless networks and the internet. The IoT has many uses, include the control of smart cities, steering of  driverless cars, or...

Nix the tricks: index of tricks by types

This chapter from the book ‘Nix the Tricks’ provides an index of tricks broken down into the specific types of tricks; imprecise language, methods eliminating options, tricks students misinterpret, and maths as magic rather than logic. 

Nix the tricks: index of tricks by standards

This chapter from the book ‘Nix the Tricks’ gives an index of tricks broken down into the Common Core Standards for mathematics in the United States of America. 

Nix the tricks: conclusion and types of tricks

This chapter from the book ‘Nix the Tricks’ looks at practical ways forward for teachers in implementing the ideas in the book. An example involves challenging students who already claim to understand an area of maths having learned a trick. 

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