Teachers often tell me that they’d love to be innovative. They’ve got a great idea that’s going to totally change their classroom/department/school. Students are going
This week I was very honoured to be named a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert. I follow quite a few MIEE’s on twitter and I’m always
In my Maths Specialist class today my students were looking at circle theorems. Here’s some fun ones. Often in maths classes, these theorems are presented
My school held it’s annual “Showcase day” last Saturday. Parents, prospective parents and nosy parkers came to find out what we do all day. An
In general assumptions are considered terrible. Don’t Assume, or you’ll make an ASS out of U and ME is something I’ve heard more than once
A few years ago I decided I should make an effort to get fit. It was September and I decided to go for a run.
You have a pressing problem. Something that needs a solution or something that needs to be improved. The problem could be any number of things.
Step 1. Fill the Bucket. Step 2. Do the Exam. Step 3. Empty The Bucket. Step 4. Repeat. This is how one of my students
A child goes off to their first day of school. It’s an exciting and scary time for everyone. The student learns so much that first
Note: I am not an expert in this topic. In fact, I have no idea what I’m doing. I am live blogging my live learning
Let’s not waste time. It’s important that I say this right from the outset. Creativity ≠Art Too often when we think of creativity in mathematics
Nothing is a dirtier word in the whole of edutwitter than “Worksheet”. For a good reason. There is something uninspiring about that piece of paper handed