the MathsLinks network

Resources for maths teachers.

The MathsLinks Network is a collection of sites made by a maths teacher for maths teachers.

Other mini-sites:

Numeracy Guides — for teachers, encouraging a consistent approach to whole school numeracy.

Excel examples — calculations using Excel for Mathematics General 1 and 2.

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Screenshot of The mathematics of sidewalk illusions - Fumiko Futamura

The mathematics of sidewalk illusions - Fumiko Futamura
MathsLinks, 24 Jan 2017

About anamorphosis — a special case of perspective art where artists represent 3D views on 2D surfaces. Fumiko Futamura traces the history and mathematics of perspective.

Screenshot of Why Are Cicadas So Good At Math?

Why Are Cicadas So Good At Math?
MathsLinks, 22 Jan 2017

Do periodical cicadas "know" how to calculate prime numbers? One of the strangest life cycles in all of biology, explained!

Screenshot of A brief history of numerical systems - Alessandra King

A brief history of numerical systems - Alessandra King
MathsLinks, 21 Jan 2017

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9... and 0. With just these ten symbols, we can write any…

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