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J Steingold's Maths resources

I'm a maths teacher that really enjoys planning and teaching interesting and challenging lessons. They're all standardised to look the same and I've made bundles for different topics too. Each download includes any Smart Notebook files as a PDF.

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I'm a maths teacher that really enjoys planning and teaching interesting and challenging lessons. They're all standardised to look the same and I've made bundles for different topics too. Each download includes any Smart Notebook files as a PDF.
Full lesson on finding the Nth term of quadratic sequences
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Full lesson on finding the Nth term of quadratic sequences

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Full lesson on finding the Nth term of quadratic sequences, including a calculator for finding the Nth term of a quadratic sequence where you have the first 3 terms. Created for Higher GCSE, could be adapted for higher ability KS3 (Download includes Smart Notebook file of the lesson and also the lesson on PDF)
Full set of lessons on averages (4 lessons)
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Full set of lessons on averages (4 lessons)

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Four lessons on averages: 1 - Calculating each average (including reverse mean and problem solving) 2 - Justifying which average to use 3 - Calculating averages from frequency tables (discrete data) 4 - Calculating averages from frequency tables (continuous data) Created for Higher tier GCSE, could be used for Foundation or high ability KS3 (Download includes Smart Notebook file of the lesson and also the lesson on PDF)
Full lesson (up to two lessons) on comparing and ordering FDP
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Full lesson (up to two lessons) on comparing and ordering FDP

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Full lesson (slides are enough for up to two lessons) on comparing and ordering FDP, starting with just fractions, then FD and finally FDP. Included is a challenging 'dominoes' style puzzle to get pupils converting between each number representation. (Download includes Smart Notebook file of the lesson and also the lesson on PDF)
Full lesson on Nth term including problem solving
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Full lesson on Nth term including problem solving

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Full lesson covering finding the Nth term, checking if a number is in a sequence and the first term greater than / less than a number. Includes a well differentiated worksheet covering these skills. Created for Higher GCSE, could be adapted to Foundation or high ability KS3 (Download includes Smart Notebook file of the lesson and also the lesson on PDF)
Full lesson on  fibonacci sequences and sequences from diagrams
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Full lesson on fibonacci sequences and sequences from diagrams

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Full lesson based on fibonacci (investigative properties of these sequences), followed by patterns and sequences related to diagrams. Created for Higher GCSE, could be adapted to Foundation or high ability KS3. (Download includes Smart Notebook file of the lesson and also the lesson on PDF)
Full lesson on estimation
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Full lesson on estimation

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Full lesson on estimation which extends into the basics of 'bounds' calculations. Created for Higher tier GCSE, could be used for Foundation or KS3 (Download includes Smart Notebook file of the lesson and also the lesson on PDF)
Full lesson on multiplying and dividing surds
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Full lesson on multiplying and dividing surds

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Full lesson on multiplying and dividing surds including lots of practise and harder questions involving multiple operations and further problem solving. Created for Higher GCSE, could be adapted as appropriate. (Download includes Smart Notebook file of the lesson and also the lesson on PDF)
Full set of lessons on Higher tier sequences
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Full set of lessons on Higher tier sequences

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A full set of lessons (7 in total on Smart Notebook, with supporting resources) on sequences targeted at Higher GCSE pupils. These lessons could easily be adapted / used for Foundation tier or higher ability KS3 classes. (Download includes Smart Notebook file of the lesson and also the lesson on PDF)
Full lesson on averages from frequency tables (discrete data)
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Full lesson on averages from frequency tables (discrete data)

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Full lesson on averages from frequency tables (discrete data). Included is a starter; the lessons contain appropriate questions including challenging reverse mean questions. This resources is appropriate for high ability KS3, Foundation and Higher tier GCSE. (Download includes Smart Notebook file of the lesson and also the lesson on PDF)
Full lesson on solving problems with linear sequences
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Full lesson on solving problems with linear sequences

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Full lesson based on solving numerical and non-numerical linear sequence problems. There is a longer extension task as well. Created for Higher GCSE, could be adapted for Foundation or KS3. (Download includes Smart Notebook file of the lesson and also the lesson on PDF)
Ratio Relay  - potentially a full lesson resource
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Ratio Relay - potentially a full lesson resource

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A Ratio relay (with answers) used with high ability year 8, year 9 and year 10; ranges from sharing amounts up to part-information, challenging questions. (Download includes Smart Notebook file of the lesson and also the lesson on PDF)
Two lessons on Index laws (positive integers)
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Two lessons on Index laws (positive integers)

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Two full lessons on index laws (adding, subtracting and multiplying powers) - lesson one is based around practise, lesson 2 is based around problem solving. Also included is a quiz with a range of questions targeted at highlighting misconceptions. (Download includes Smart Notebook file of the lesson and also the lesson on PDF)
Full lessons on applying operations - solving real life problems and multiplication strategies
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Full lessons on applying operations - solving real life problems and multiplication strategies

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Full lessons related to applying operations: Lesson 1 is on solving real life problems (calculating gas bill payments, how many coaches are needed scenarios etc.) Lesson two focusses on multiplication strategies (e.g. 30 x 63 = 3 x 10 x 63)and multiplicative reasoning (e.g. 18/0.4 = 180/4) Created for Higher GCSE, could be used for Foundation tier or high ability KS3. (Download includes Smart Notebook file of the lesson and also the lesson on PDF)