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Effective Maths Teaching In The Current Context

We hope these resources may be of some use to you and your students. An overview of many of these resources was described in detail during our recent webinar. We've selected materials which we think are most useful and have added in some videos and materials which may help you when planning for supporting your students in their learning. As teachers, you're in the best place to judge which materials are most useful for your students and the design of activities around these resources.

If you have any questions about the best use of these resources or if you would like to arrange for an advisor to speak to you please email us at postprimarymaths@remove-this.pdst.ie.

Key Messages

  • Blended learning can help with the current Covid-19 related challenges in teaching maths in our schools. In the longer term we should develop sustainable good practice in this area of our teaching.
  • Blended learning facilitates the use of rich tasks to support and extend all our students.
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Effective Maths Teaching In The Current Context

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/34389/34140.pdf Added: 30 Sep 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type: Presentation

PDST webinar slides supporting the webinar on Effective Maths Teaching In The Current Context. The webinar focuses on sample blended learning resources. Blended learning can help with the current Covid-19 related challenges in teaching maths in our schools. In the longer term we should develop sustainable good practice in this area of our teaching.

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Mathematics
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Language: English
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Effective Maths Teaching In The Current Context Example 1

https://youtu.be/ZGqADL9PBws Added: 29 Sep 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type: Presentation

A short five minute presentation outlining some ideas for teaching Maths in a blended setting. The example used showcases a task on the multiplication of complex numbers of the form z=bi where b is an element of R.

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Mathematics
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Effective Maths Teaching In The Current Context Example 1

https://youtu.be/ZGqADL9PBws Added: 29 Sep 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type: Presentation

A short five minute presentation outlining some ideas for teaching Maths in a blended setting. The example used showcases a task on the multiplication of complex numbers of the form z=bi where b is an element of R.

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Mathematics
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Language: English
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Matching Exercises - From Paper to Digital

https://youtu.be/GFNIjiN67gc Added: 20 May 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type: Assessment / Demonstration / Guide/notes

This video explores how to make matching exercises that students can complete online from the paper based versions used in a classroom setting.

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Mathematics

Strand: 5. Functions

Strand unit: 2. Calculus

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Language: English
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Multiplication of Complex Numbers

https://www.geogebra.org/m/r4fjhrbw Added: 29 Sep 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type: App/software

An interactive GeoGebra file to allow students explore the multiplication of Complex Numbers of the form z=ai

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Mathematics

Strand: 3. Number

Strand unit: 1. Number Systems (Complex Numbers,Sequences)

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Language: English
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Multiplication of Complex Numbers (z=ai)

https://www.geogebra.org/classic/wybawj5d Added: 23 Sep 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type: Simulation / App/software

This GeoGebra file allows students to explore the properties of complex numbers of the form z=ai

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Mathematics

Strand: 3. Number

Strand unit: 1. Number Systems (Complex Numbers,Sequences)

Suggestions for use: This file could be used to support student investigation

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Language: English
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DeMoivre's Theorem

https://www.geogebra.org/classic/xy58jc7g Added: 29 Sep 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type: App/software

An interactive GeoGebra file to explore DeMoivre's Theorem

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Mathematics

Strand: 3. Number

Strand unit: 1. Number Systems (Complex Numbers,Sequences)

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Language: English
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Multiplication of Complex Numbers (z=a + bi)

https://www.geogebra.org/m/xxbjrgbv Added: 29 Sep 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type: App/software

An interactive GeoGebra file to explore multiplication of complex numbers

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Mathematics

Strand: 3. Number

Strand unit: 1. Number Systems (Complex Numbers,Sequences)

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: Attribution Creative Commons
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GeoGebra Classroom Templates

https://www.geogebra.org/m/ckwrg8he Added: 29 Sep 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type: App/software

These ready-to-use activity templates have been created for teachers and students to use in GeoGebra Classroom. More remote learning templates will be added to this compilation over time! You can choose from templates like a blank whiteboard, graph whiteboard, grid whiteboard, isometric whiteboard, and other virtual manipulatives.

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Language: English
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Digital Algebra Tiles

http://nctm.org/Classroom-Resources...nations/Interactives/Algebra-Tiles/ Added: 30 Sep 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type: Simulation

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics website has a selection of algebra tiles. Students can use the algebra tiles to learn how to represent and solve algebra problems.

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Mathematics

Strand: 4. Algebra and Functions

Strand unit: 2. Algebraic Expressions

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Language: English
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Digital GeoBoards

https://toytheater.com/geoboard/ Added: 30 Sep 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type: Simulation

Geoboards are a tool used to teach children geometry. Geoboards provide students with the experience of creating shapes, rotating shapes, exploring angles, and concretely exploring the properties of geometric objects.

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Mathematics

Strand: 2. Geometry & Trigonometry

Strand unit: 1. Synthetic Geometry

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Language: English
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On this page you will find a unit of learning for introducing Calculus to students using a blended learning pedagogy.

https://www.scoilnet.ie/go-to-post-primary/maths/calculus/




Daily Maths Resources

We've picked materials from projectmaths.ie which we think are most useful and have added in some videos and materials from other sites which may help you when planning for supporting your students in their learning. As teachers you're in the best place to judge which materials are most useful for your students and the design of activities around these resources.

If you have any questions email us at postprimarymaths@pdst.ie.

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