A New Approach to Algebra

After reading an article by Ruth James in the Journal of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics, Jess Smith was inspired to introduce a new idea to her Year 8 Mathematics lessons.  James had successfully adapted the ‘minute math’ approach, widely used in primary schools to teach multiplication, to the teaching of division.  Jess’s idea was to take this a step further and adapt it to algebra.  Read more about Jess’s work in her report below.

Jess Smith – Exploring a different approach to revising algebra with Year 8 Completed Project (PDF)


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