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Diagnostic Questions

As usual I can see from my Wordpress statistics that visitors come from this site.Do have a look at the wonderful Diagnostic Questions site if you have not seen it before.Thousands of multiple choice questions designed to address misconceptions.All posts in reverse order here.See More
Nov 23, 2014
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Online Whiteboards

Some years ago I wrote a post on communicating mathematics online and it has remained one of the most popular posts - I wrote a totally revised and updated version today that may be of interest here:Writing Mathematics OnlineSee More
Mar 3, 2014
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Great Questions...

I can see from the Stats on my blog that people still visit here even if they are a little quiet on the forums - so to any Maths teachers reading - and in case you have not seen it elsewhere - look at this awesome bank of diagnostc questions: Questions, Questions...See More
Nov 2, 2013
Colleen Young replied to Erlina Ronda's discussion What makes algebra difficult?
"I wouldn't single out the = sign, perhaps it is misuse of the sign that is a problem, many students try and use it as some sort of punctuation symbol rather than something one uses between two equal expressions. Algebra is like learning a…"
Aug 25, 2013
Colleen Young replied to Rashmi Kathuria's discussion Blogs in Mathematics
"Your comments on using your fingers for matrix multiplication made me smile - I always use my fingers as I point 'along the rows and down the columns' - and now I see my students doing the same!"
Apr 19, 2013
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Where oh where has everybody gone?

So quiet here.Why not check in and say hello?What have you been doing with your classes recently?What works? What doesn't?!I was interested to read an article recently on how highlighting is a waste of time and I used to think that Maths was different from other subjects because if you remembered a few key facts you could work out the rest, but now I am not so sure. Many students seem to…See More
Apr 3, 2013
Colleen Young replied to Rashmi Kathuria's discussion Ideas of using Wallwisher in Mathematics Classrooms
"I see from my blog that someone must have arrived there via this discussion! The latest version of Wallwisher is excellent - much faster."
Feb 16, 2013
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Happy Christmas!

Just in case anyone is around here - my Christmas post- various activities for the classroom is proving popular.Update:I'll add to the Christmas post with the New Year ones! Happy 2013! (Some new year resolutions for teachers to be published in the next day or two)...and some…See More
Dec 6, 2012
Colleen Young replied to Colleen Young's discussion Desmos Graphing Calculator
"Still quiet! Talking to myself here - but I can see from my WordPress stats that people click on the links here! For those interested, the outstanding (free) Desmos graphing calculator keeps on getting better. You can now try the latest version. See…"
Nov 1, 2012
Colleen Young replied to Girishkumar Seshadri Rao's discussion Misconception in Irrational number
"If you rationalise the denominator 150/root3   * root3/root3    gives 150 root3/3  = 50 root 3 not 75 root 3"
Oct 6, 2012
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Desmos Graphing Calculator

All quiet here - but if anyone is around and has not seen the wonderful (free) online graphing calculator from Desmos then do take a look.My latest post on this is here.  Note the links in that post to further examples.See More
Oct 6, 2012
Colleen Young replied to Rashmi Kathuria's discussion Interesting Mathematics Links
"I'm so glad you found some useful resources there! There is much good free material available on the web, just today I have used the wonderful Desmos Graphing calculator and some dynamic worksheets."
Sep 19, 2012
Colleen Young replied to Colleen Young's discussion PowerPoint Resources (Free!)
"It's oh so quiet here but I can see from my blog stats that people are clicking on this link - so wishing everyone all the best for the new academic year."
Aug 28, 2012
Rashmi Kathuria replied to Colleen Young's discussion End of term activities
"Hi,  We are also finished with summer holidays. All set for the classes. I liked the pencil and paper games. Thanks for sharing the link. Cheers!"
Jul 2, 2012
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End of term activities

Not sure who is looking at this site these days - have you all finished for the summer?Just in case you have not.  See More
Jul 2, 2012
Colleen Young replied to Colleen Young's discussion World Maths Day 2012
"Hi! The dates are included in my link above."
Jun 21, 2012

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Posted on December 21, 2011 at 6:50pm 0 Comments

Colin's link to the blog post on causation reminded me of the post I wrote on my blog recently on infographics.

There are some excellent examples available.

You can see the examples and resources here.

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At 11:43pm on August 7, 2009, Rashmi Kathuria said…
Welcome to Mathematics 24x7. The purpose of this network is to talk about all possibilities in Mathematics .There are people who love this subject and at the same time there are ones who are struggling for it.
Let us join our hands and look for all ingredients to make it interesting for everybody.
Thanks for joining this network.
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At 11:47pm on August 7, 2009, Rashmi Kathuria said…
liked your page.
At 8:36pm on January 2, 2010, pendem.venkat kumar said…
hello madam,let me wish u first a very very happy new year and thanks for your reply to my discussion"empty set".I found the answer as empty set is finite but i am unable to prove it as finite in a class i request you to reply how we prove m…
At 9:03pm on October 8, 2011, Rashmi Kathuria said…
Visited your new blog. Great! Are you contributing on Wikieducator?
At 9:18pm on October 8, 2011, Colleen Young said…

Thank you Rashmi.

I'll have a look at Wikieducator.

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