Category Archives: KS3

Probability Simulations

I’m teaching a probability unit currently with a low ability Year 8 group.  I really enjoy teaching probability and try and teach this sort of age and ability group it through games.  I’d been looking for some alternatives to the old “racecourse derby” type of game with two dice. I came across ideas around the… Read More »

Choosing your homework

Quite a while ago I posted about some homework I’d been trialing involving students choosing the homework they wished to do.  The work was loosely based on Blooms Taxonomy. I’ve decided to revisit this with a low ability year 8 class I am currently teaching. Alongside the work our year 8 scheme dictates, I’m trying… Read More »