- It’s
**World Maths Day**on 6th March, which is actually a 48 hour period whilst it is 6th March somewhere in the world, you can check the times**here**.**Registration**is still possible as I write this but will close very soon I am sure. Make sure that your students are familiar with the**rules;**for

- Talking of literacy, we should not underestimate the importance of vocabulary in Mathematics, there are some excellent resources online to help students with important terms, I have written a section for students
**here,**Jenny Eather’s dictionary and the glossary for teachers, also the Mathisfun dictionary are all very useful resources. I often use these in class for key terms.

- Still on the literacy theme, it’s
**World Book Day**on 7th March. There are many free Maths books online as you will discover with a little searching, see**these**for example. A couple of free books I have mentioned before but I think are worth another mention: ‘**Street Fighting Mathematics**‘ by Sanjoy Mahajan, with the excellent sub-title ‘The Art of Educated Guessing and Opportunistic Problem Solving’ (note the link on the left to the free Creative Commons edition under Essential Info). Another free book is a**complete GCSE text from Clear Creative Learning**, don’t be put off by the 2007 date – this is still useful, note the link to download a free pdf.

…and you could always**write your own**!

I want to participate in maths day. Help me please. I don’t understand.

Hi Goural – World Maths Day used to be an annual event but it won’t be back till 2015 – you can see the details here and also some other games you might like

http://colleenyoung.wordpress.com/2013/03/10/after-world-maths-day/