One of the things I love about twitter is that there is some much great teaching buzzing about. Some lovely ideas and resources that I like to flag and come back to. The problem is I flag so many tweets on twitter that I can't ever find them again. So from the end of June, … Continue reading Resource round-up
A conversation about conversions
In summer, I had the pleasure of accompanying some students on a school trip to Europe. Mr Mattock kindly stepped in to look after #mathschat while I was away. This is a blog that I’ve had on the back burner since then. While we were waiting at a public travel hub in France (a place … Continue reading A conversation about conversions
Teaching Maths teaching to science teachers
I teach a lot of different learners: primary children, secondary children, post-16 students, teachers and NQT teachers. But on a Tuesday during the Autumn term I got to go up to the big city and teach the new ITT trainees at a university. I was asked to take a session with the science trainees on improving numeracy. … Continue reading Teaching Maths teaching to science teachers
how to find those great resources
'finding resources is not the problem, there are 100s and 1000s of them – selecting them and not spending hours looking at them is the problem! - how do you decide which of the resources you find is the right one?'
Is it so different in Hong Kong?
I was intrigued to talk to teachers from Hong Kong when they came over to visit us for six weeks in May and June 2018. They came to the school to learn about our approach to STEM integration and Maths teaching across the curriculum.