Thursday, 5 May 2011

Video in Maths

Posts are like buses - nothing since Sunday then two come along at once. Just goes to show what a splendidly varied life we teachers do lead... This video is the first viewable fruit of the work I've been doing with our Head of Maths. Making a video to explain Pythagoras' Theorem means that they have to engage with the ideas in a way that will help them fully understand it and, as Catherine said, "They will always remember that now"...
As I put in my YouTube description, Matrix it ain't, - But this kind of activity is about the process rather than the product...