Kicking goals using technology

So I ended my last post with the words "I'm excited to see where we end up on Monday". And now it's been a month since I actually taught that lesson, and I haven't blogged since then. Oops. Let's see how I go remembering what we did... Quick recap (though…

Kicking goals with trig

So I need to start this post with an admission: I got this activity from our textbooks. In my own defense, I really only took the initial idea from the book, but then made up the rest of the lesson myself. So the idea I "borrowed" today was about rugby…

Triangles and Streamers

First day of term 4 (which was Monday - I really am running behind at the moment!) saw the start of our Trigonometry unit with Year 9. I wanted a way to get my students to start thinking about how the angles of a right-angled triangle affect its sides, while…


Shaun used to be maths, IT and ocassional physics teacher at a small P-12 school (primary and secondary) in rural Victoria, Australia. He is currently in the process of starting his career again in the United States.

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