# Egg Russian Roulette – A Cracking Probability Lesson

On Friday morning I was sitting at home having coffee before I left for school, still dissatisfied with my most recent lesson with my usually receptive Year 8 class. I had them first block that morning and felt like I really needed to reconnect them with not only the concept of dependent probability but also…

# What can you do with this? #wcydwt

Just over a month ago, Jason Loke (@Jason_Loke) tagged me in the video below and asked me, “What can you do with this?”. It wasn’t the first or last time that Jason had done this, but I thought that I could actually do something with it. I later found out that there was a hashtag…

# Using Problem Based Learning in Maths… Again

Creating wonder in the classroom is even better when you’re discovering things with the students. My terrible habit of preparing for lessons 5-10 minutes before they start is becoming more frequent, and scarily, more successful. Yesterday morning, in the ritual dance of having a shower, getting dressed, and making my coffee before leaving for work,…

# Who’s luckier?

Lesson here. So today I asked my Year 12 Maths Studies students if they have ever bought a Mars Bar during the “Free Bars” Promotion where 1 in every 6 bars wins a free Mars Bar. A few hands around the classroom went up and we were discussing who had the longest run of free…

# Who wins?

Learning how to create Cubic and Quartic regression models and apply them to analyse Australian Rules Football statistics – 3-Act Maths

# Procrastination.Creations.s01e01

I’ve been looking for different ways I can prioritise my extensive to-do list and I can’t help but focus my attention on the things that really interest me and what I feel needs the most immediate resolution. In an attempt to build up my efficiency, I tried this whole “kill two birds with one stone”…