Monthly Archives: August 2014

Maths Fail #3

I’m sure they didn’t mean it as a Venn Diagram, but it sure looks like a Venn Diagram, suggesting that Thomson Reuters values don’t contain much trust, partnership, innovation or performance. Oops! Related posts: Maths Fail #2 Percentage Soup Maths Fail Maths Fail #4

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It’s all kicked off …

Spearman’s rank correlation coefficient, and other ways to use football to teach maths A new season kicked off at the weekend and I’ve been thinking of ways to “use” the Premier League in my teaching. This year I shall be teaching Statistics 1 A & AS level module which (for my board, OCR) includes using […]

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2048 – Again!

On returning from a lovely week in the sun, I logged on and checked my school emails and was delighted to receive the email below, accompanied by the picture shown above: Hi sir! I finally completed it after hours upon hours spent since you showed us that lesson! Hope youre having a good summer! L*** […]

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