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Effective Exam Prep – Exam Day is Here (Ch 7 – Final Extract)

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Effective Exam Prep – Exam Day Is Here (Final Extract – Ch 7)

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Effective Exam Prep-Advice from the past masters (Ch 9-Extract)

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Effective Exam Prep-Case Study: “Here’s how to prepare for…Maths”

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Effective Exam Prep: Case Study-“Here’s how to prepare for…Maths” (Extract – Ch8)

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Effective Exam Prep Extract Ch 6-Exam Time = Feeding Time

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List of Secondary School Subject Links List 2017

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Effective Exam Preparation – The definitive Leaving Cert hacks (Ch 5-Extract)

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Junior Certificate Timetable 2017

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Leaving Certificate Timetable 2017

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Effective Exam Prep 2017 – Stress Busting the Leaving Cert (Ch 3-Extract)

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Effective Exam Prep – Parenting a Leaving Certer (Ch 10-Extract)

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Effective Exam Prep Extract Ch 2-Simpler ways to use your time wisely

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Parenting a Leaving Certer 2017

Parenting a Leaving Certer 2017 #projectmathsbooks.com Share this with friends

Tips for Students Preparing for Junior and Leaving Cert Maths Exams

Tips for Students Preparing for Junior and Leaving Cert Maths Exams #projectmathsbooks.com Share this with friends

Effective Exam Prep Extract Ch 1-Top Forty Study Tips

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Effective Exam Prep Extract Ch 1-Top Forty Study Tips

Effective Exam Prep Extract Ch 1-Top Forty Study Tips Share this with friends

Extracts from my Leaving Cert Exam Preparation Book 2017

Extracts from my Leaving Cert Exam Preparation Book 2017 (See details of extracts from previous fb post) 1. April 4th (Tue) – Chapter 1: “The Top Ways to Study” 2. April 11th – Chapter 2: “Simpler ways to use your
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Project Maths Interview LMFM-Joe Mc-Nov 2017

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List of Useful Maths Websites for Secondary School Students

List of Maths Websites for Secondary School Share this with friends

Leaving Cert Timetable 2016

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Junior Cert Timetable 2016

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Day 7-Practical-Parenting-for-Exam-Students

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Day 6-Project Maths Info for LC Parents

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Day 5-Exam hall Advice

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Day 4-The Project Maths Exam

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Day 3-Seven Links for Exam Success

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Day 2-Tips from a Maths Examiner

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Day 1-10 Tips for Exam Support

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Calculating your CAO Points

Leaving Certs….. Check this out…. Calculating Your Points Share this with friends

Solution to Puzzle – The Port Tunnel

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Junior Certificate Exam Timetable 2015

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Leaving Certificate Exam Timetable 2015

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Countdown to Project Maths – An article from 2013

Countdown to Project Maths – An article from 2013 http://www.thejournal.ie/readme/column-the-countdown-to-project-maths-is-on-%E2%80%93-should-what-should-you-expect-932646-Jun2013   Share this with friends

iPad Apps to Enhance Kids Mathematical Thinking

Here are some apps for Younger kids to get them thinking Mathematically. Click here: http://careersnews.ie/ipad-apps-enhance-kids-mathematical-thinking/ Share this with friends

A way to explain PI

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New Course Available – Certificate in Mathematical Applications

Certificate in Mathematical Applications – New Certificate in Mathematical Applications – The certificate in Mathematical Applications is an ideal course for students who wish to study a STEM(Science Technology Engineering Maths) subject at third level.# Click here: http://careersnews.ie/certificate-mathematical-applications-new/ Share this
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Overview of What Project Maths is? (2013)

Click on this Link to get an Overview of the thinking about Project Maths and why it was Introduced!! About Project Maths 2013 Share this with friends

Preparing for a Project Maths Exam.

Checkout this excellent piece on Preparing for a Maths exam. http://campus.ie/surviving-college/maths-magic Share this with friends

12 Apps for Students (Project Maths Included)

Checkout these 12 Apps that may help you as a Secondary School student. Project Maths has been included in the List. http://campus.ie/surviving-college/technology/12-apps-every-student-needs Share this with friends

Complex Number Resource – 6th Year

Introduction to Complex Numbers http://www.khanacademy.org/video/complex-numbers–part-1?playlist=Algebra Share this with friends

Geometry Proofs – 6th Year Higher

Synthetic Geometry Proofs: The following, from Projectmaths.ie are excellent explanations of the Synthetic Geometry Proofs: Theorem 11: If three parallel lines cut off equal segments on some transversal line, then they will cut off equal segments on any other transversal. http://www.projectmaths.ie/students/cd-strand1and2/docs/THEOREM11.ppsx
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Area and Volume Resource – 6th Year/3rd Year

Enlargements http://www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk/vtc/ngfl/maths/echalk/enlargement/index.htm Share this with friends

Probability Resource – 6th Years

Calculating Probability – Normal Distribution:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opFi8DFx8lI&noredirect=1   Share this with friends

Statistic Resource – 6th Years

Distributions (Skewness) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzSbAkZE8jw&playnext=1&list=PL530EE53316BA11C1 Share this with friends

Statistic Resource – 6th Years

Histogram & Frequency Curves:  http://mathworld.wolfram.com/FrequencyCurve.html This clearly explains how Histograms may be turned into Frequency Curves. The three images explain quite accurately. Share this with friends

Statistic Resource – 6th Years

Checkout how to find the Mean, Standard Deviation and Correlation Coefficient using the calculator below Calculator: Sharp EL-W531 Mean & Standard Deviation: http://www.projectmaths.ie/documents/teachers/std_dev_sharp.doc Correlation Coefficient: http://www.projectmaths.ie/documents/teachers/correl_coeff_sharp.doc Calculator: Casio fx-83 ES Correlation Coefficient: http://www.projectmaths.ie/documents/teachers/correl_coeff_casio.doc Correlation Coefficient 2: http://www.projectmaths.ie/documents/teachers/corrlation_coefficent_on_calc.ppt Share this with friends

Whats on the Project Maths Syllabus for 2015?

Click on this link if you are a Junior Cert or Leaving Cert to see exactly whats on your Syllabus for this June’s Exam.   http://www.projectmathsbooks.com/syllabuses/ Share this with friends

Advice on Project Maths and Other Subjects

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Stick at the Honours Maths if you can

Stick at the Honours Maths if you can! Project Maths and its implementation is remaining a hot topic in the media and with parents. Unfortunately the way it was rolled out was untimely with students heading into 5th year with
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Project maths-the silver bullet or a step in the right direction?

Project Maths –the silver bullet or a step in the right direction? Maths teacher and ASTI member Joe McCormack looks at the impact and challenges of Project Maths The new Project Maths course is well and truly upon us now
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How to Improve Your Project maths Skills

Ноw tо Improve Yоur Project Maths Skills Very fеw people аrе aware thаt mathematics іs а branch оf science; science enhances technology аnd technology mаkеs life easier. Іn fact, іf уоu compare оur lifestyle tо thаt оf thе previous generations,
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Project Maths Advice from an Official Examiner

Seminar advice from a Chief Examiner for Project Maths Units Matter – If they are present in your question, they are required in your answer Do not put anything into the calculator that you have not already written on your
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Information on the Assessment of Project Maths

Assessment with ‘Project Maths’ Project Maths is quite different to the old syllabus, but for some people that can be an advantage. The old syllabus focused more on ensuring that you get the right answer, and they preferred to write
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Advice on Answering Project Maths Exam Questions

Project Maths General Advice when answering questions   Specifically, students should follow these steps in preparation for Project Maths type questions:   Know the theory and equations. If you dealing with a trigonometry problem and you know how to apply
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Project Maths Geometry Keywords

AXIOM COROLLARY THEOREM SIMILAR ∆’s CONGRUENT ∆’s RIGHT ANGLE (900) ARC OF CIRCLE SECTOR OF CIRCLE SEMICIRCLE ISOCELES ∆ EQUILATERAL ∆ SCALENE ∆ EXTERIOR < INTERIOR < TRANSVERSAL VERTICALLY OPPOSITE ALTERNATE PERPENDICULAR PARALLEL COLLINEAR POINTS QUADRILATERAL STRAIGHT EDGE CONSTRUCT VERTEX
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Project Maths Statistics Keywords

PRIMARY DATA SECONDARY DATA CATEGORICAL DATA NUMERICAL DATA POPULATION SAMPLE STEM AND LEAF PLOT CORRELATION HISTOGRAM SCATTERPLOT OUTLIER LINE OF BEST FIT ORDINAL DATA NOMINAL DATA PIE CHARTS BAR CHARTS LINE PLOT DISCRETE DATA CONTINIOUS DATA CENSUS SIMPLE RANDOM SAMPLING
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Information on the Inception of Project Maths

Information Leaflet on Project Maths Inception 2010 Project Maths is an NCCA led project which signifies the most fundamental change to maths teaching and learning at second level since the 1960s. Project Maths is being phased in over a number
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Practical Parenting for the Junior Cert and Leaving Cert

Practical Parenting Advice-LC/JC General     The following is some General advice for you as a Parent of a Leaving/Junior Certificate student:   Pushing your anxiety onto them is not helpful for your child It affects their confidence Most put
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A little Project Maths Information for Parents

A little Information for Parents who have a child for doing a Maths Exam   In case of a Maths Emergency, it’s a good idea to have the following at home for your child:   Copies Red and Blue Pens
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Why our Students Can’t Read a Math Textbook

Whу Оur Students Саn’t Read А Math Textbook Most Algebra І students usе thеіr math textbook fоr а single purpose, а source fоr homework problems. Ѕоmе math instructors аsk thеіr students tо read thеіr book аs раrt оf thеіr assignment,
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Maths Teaching Tip #1-Remembering Whats Its Like Not to Know

Math Teaching Тір #1 – Remembering Whаt It’s Lіkе Νоt tо Know I hаd bееn tо London а fеw times bеfоrе, sо І knew mу wау аrоund pretty well. Νеvеrthеlеss, І аlwауs carried а map. Ѕо І felt surе thаt
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How to Improve your Maths Skills

Ноw tо Improve Yоur Math Skills Very fеw people аrе aware thаt mathematics іs а branch оf science; science enhances technology аnd technology mаkеs life easier. Іn fact, іf уоu compare оur lifestyle tо thаt оf thе previous generations, wе
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Log Tables

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Constructions 2013/2014

LC Students, here are the constructions you need to know for 2014 Exam Construction List 2013_2014 16 Circumcircle of a triangle 17 Incentre of a triangle 18 Angle of 60 degrees 19 b. Tangent to a given circle at a
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Geometry Theorems – JCH, LCO and LCH

Junior Cert Honours Level – Students need to be able to formally prove Theorems 4,6,9,14 and 19 and need to be familiar with 1-6, 9-15 and 19 Leaving Cert Ordinary Level – Students need to be familiar with Theorems 7-8,
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Parents – Test Yourself in Maths

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Information from Department of 2014 Exam – Please note**

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Project Maths Overview – 2012

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LCO/LCH Geometry Definitions – Learn off by heart

LC Students – You need to know these Geometry definitions for your exam Geometry_Definitions-Learn_these Share this with friends

Comprehensive Financial Maths Presentation LCO/LCH

This is a comprehensive presentation on LC Financial Maths. Definitely worth a look!! Excellent Financial Maths Presentation LCO_LCH Share this with friends

Logs and Indices LCH

Checkout this presentation to get more Information on Logs and Indices and how they are linked Logs and Indices LCH Share this with friends

e graphs and questions LCH

Here are some e graphs and questions related to them!! e graphs and Questions LCH Share this with friends

Example of using e – the Snowman

Here is an example of how e is used Practically e example – The Snowman LCH Share this with friends

e and compound Interest LCH

This presentation shows how the Exponential function takes shape and its link to Compound Interest e and compound Interest LCH Share this with friends

Comparing, Shifting and Scaling Graphs – LCO/LCH

This presentation shows how we can compare graphs and shift them in certain ways to show how functions are linked. Comparing, Shifting and Scaling Graphs LCO_LCH Share this with friends

Applications of Maths

This document will give some uses of Maths in everyday life!!! WHAT IS MATHS Share this with friends

Leaving Certificate Exam Timetable 2014

Exam Timetable for June 2014 Share this with friends

Overview and Tips on how to approach Maths exam

Have a look at this document to see an overview of the papers and some tips on approaching them!!! The Project Maths Exam Share this with friends

Statistics Overview Diagram LCH/LCO/JCH

Print this Statistics diagram and learn what each word means and how they are linked…. Share this with friends

Sample LCH Paper

Try out this LCH Paper to prepare for your exams in June – More to come….:-) Sample LCH Paper Share this with friends

PM Circular 2014 – Dept of Ed

Read this document if you are doing a LC Maths exam in 2014 Project_Maths_Circular_2014 from Department Share this with friends

Points of Light

Here are some points of light to brighten your day! Points of Light Share this with friends

PM Statistics Keywords LCH/LCO

Leaving Cert Students – These are the keywords you should be familiar with for the Statistics Section of the Course!! PM Statistics keywords Share this with friends

PM Information Leaflet – 2012

Here is a leaflet from the Dept (2012) that will give you a little more insight into Project Maths. PM Info Leaflet 2012 Share this with friends

Geometry Keywords – LCH/LCO

Leaving Cert Students – These are the keywords you should be familiar with for the Geometry Section of the Course. PM Geometry keywords Share this with friends

Advice when answering Project Maths Questions

Students – Have a look at this and get some advice on how to answer a Project Maths question!!! PM Advice when answering Share this with friends

Parents – Practical ways to help your child near the exams

Parents, here are some useful tips for you so that you can be more helpful for your child as the Maths Exam approaches Parents-Practical ways to help near a Maths exam Share this with friends

Parents – Practical Parenting for Exam Students

Parents – Read this to see how you help your child in a meaningful and practical way! Parents-Practical Parenting for Exam Students Share this with friends

Parents – Adult Numeracy Test

Parents, Have a look at this Numeracy test and see how you get on without looking at the answers!! Parents-Adult Numeracy Test Share this with friends

Parents – The Inception of PM 2010

Read this to see how Project Maths was born and evolved into what we have now Parents PM Inception 2010 Share this with friends

Information on Assessment of PM

Have a look at this to get a bit more of an insight into PM assessment Info on Assessment of PM Share this with friends

Geometry Definitions – LCO/LCH

Geometry Definitions that you need to learn off by heart 🙂 Geometry_Definitions-Learn_these Share this with friends

Advice from Examiner – PM 2014

Checkout this Information from a Seminar from a Maths Exam Examiner 2013/2014 Advice from Examiner – PM 2014 Share this with friends

Junior cert and Leaving Cert Syllabuses for 2014

Click on the  tab above to see the syllabuses for Project Maths 2014 and also to see what changes are in the syllabus from that of the previous year. There is also a button there that will give you information
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Stick at the Honours Maths if you can!

Project Maths and its implementation is remaining a hot topic in the media and with parents. Unfortunately the way it was rolled out was untimely with students heading into 5th year with only the experience of the old way of
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Second Chance in LC Maths

NUI Galway special maths exam offers Leaving Cert students a second chance The College of Engineering and Informatics at NUI Galway has announced details of a special entrance maths examination to give students a second chance to pursue a career
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Call Back

Call back and look at this blog regularly as my articles here will keep you up to date with all you need to know for Project Maths exams 2014. I will post articles, tips, advice, checklists, syllabuses among other things
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Well done Junior Certers

A big congratulations to all the Junior Certs on their brilliant results yesterday. The percentage taking higher level maths at Junior cert has risen from 48% to 52%, which is to be welcomed. I still believe that this will increase due
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