Below is the writing I undertook in preparation for my presentation at ResearchEd Rugby 2017. I have to say that… Read more The Problems with Problem Solving in Mathematics Teaching – a talk by Stephen Champney at ResearchEd Rugby 2017
As happens so often these days, I find myself either taking part in or following various discussions online about the… Read more “Embrace Mathematics, and the amazing feeling of things clicking into place…”
According to Mark McCourt (@EmathsUK), 320 ideas, or leaps, are what students are expected to process in order to understand… Read more Mark McCourt – Mastery: What it is, what it isn’t and why you are being lied to – #MathsConf8
After an action-packed first week back at school after holidays (by the way, it turns out that I hadn’t forgotten… Read more Working Out What Works – Modulo Maths at ResearchED National Conference 2016
Last year was quite a tumultuous year for me. Having moved up to the Midlands from the South, I started… Read more Have I forgotten how to teach?!
In 2006, then-Education secretary Alan Johnson (had a lot in the mean time) announced that he was going to scrap… Read more GCSE Maths Coursework Tasks- Still Something to Offer?
This year our school signed up to the Google Apps for Education (GAfE) suite of resources, which have now begun… Read more Google in the Classroom
It’s the bane of our working lives. It’s what occupies our evenings and weekends like no other task. It fills… Read more Marking – Methods and Approaches
I’ve never quite understood the feeling that I always have at the end of term. As teachers we spend each… Read more Welcome