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Tell us what you discover about writing numbers this way? For example, 120 can be written as the difference of 2 squares in 4 ways –
31 squared minus 29 squared;
17 squared minus 13 squared;
13 squared minus 7 squared and
11 squared minus 1 squared.
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See this page on Tuesdays and Saturdays for Upper Secondary Lesson Activities but this one is also suitable for younger students.
We’d love to know what you think of this activity. Does it help to appreciate and understand the connection between the picture, the concept of area and algebra?
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Making models is a good way to develop visualisation skills. Mathematics is all about being able to see a concept in a mental picture, spot patterns, and see connections between different ideas.
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Play this Spin High or Low game, have fun, and develop a deeper understanding of place value and probability. There are many more AIMING HIGH games like this. We would love to know what you think of them. #homeschool #teach ... See MoreSee Less
What do you think about the way that AIMSSEC lessons apply school maths (data handling and probability) to issues such as water shortage, lack of access to safe drinking water, population, how children travel to school, comparison of GDPs of the world’s top 10 economies, spread of epidemics, land use on our planet and other social problems? #edchat #steam ... See MoreSee Less
Card matching is a low tech formative assessment tool developed by the AIMSSEC 3-year FASMED Research Project, a collaboration with 8 European countries. Teachers observe where students have difficulties and guide them to find out for themselves where they were going wrong, to resolve their own difficulties and to learn from trial and improvement. #steam #teachng ... See MoreSee Less
The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Schools Enrichment Centre (AIMSSEC) is a not-for-profit organisation providing professional development courses for mathematics teachers, subject advisers and field trainers in South Africa, introducing new mathematics teaching skills, improving subject knowledge and empowering teachers from disadvantaged rural and township communities. Read more.
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