Author: adrian

New Year, new resolutions

The start of every new teaching year for a teacher is like waking up on January 1st. New objectives, resolutions, most gone by the third week of September. As I start my 25th year as a Maths teacher I am going to commit mine to...

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SSDD Questions

Same surface different deep (SSDD) problems are a concept from Craig Barton, where he asks different questions based on one concept. You can read all about them hereĀ on Craig’s website. There are plenty of resources that...

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ibmaths.com

My website (www.ibmaths.com) is now fully updated ready for the new courses that start August 2019, for first examination in 2021. I am phasing out paid memberships, so all new courses are free. I am including many resources,...

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Retrieval Practice

Retrieval practice for me goes hand-in-hand with spacing or spaced practice. In the 2018-2019 academic year I tried various retrieval ideas, but settled on setting spaced/retrieval homework, and completing starter low quiz tests...

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Spaced Practice

Spaced practice was one of the aspects of my teaching that I worked on for 2018-2019 academic year. The idea is simple and I worked on implementing two very easy strategies: spacing tests, spacing homework. I also put in regular...

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