Maths Appeal Puzzle Solving Video #2 – Cat Food Puzzle Solution

Maths Appeal Puzzle Solving Video #2 (2nd April 2020) The Maths Appeal Puzzle Solving Youtube video series with  me and the brilliant Bobby Seagull aims to improve the mathematical resilience in children and adults by showing that trying maths puzzles can be fun. In our videos (every Tuesday & Thursday) we will be setting and […]

Maths Appeal Puzzle Solving Video #1 – Joe Wicks Puzzle Solutions

Maths Appeal Puzzle Solving Video #1 (Tuesday 31st March 2020) The Maths Appeal Puzzle Solving Youtube video series with  me and the brilliant Bobby Seagull aims to improve the mathematical resilience in children and adults by showing that trying maths puzzles can be fun. In our videos (every Tuesday & Thursday) we will be setting […]

Maths Appeal Puzzle Solving Videos (Intro)

Maths Appeal is back!…. and this time we’re in video form! The brilliant Bobby Seagull and I are on a mission to make maths accessible to everyone. It’s something we both feel really strongly about, as maths teachers, and our aim is to show you that not only is maths fun, but it’s everywhere! We […]

An Evening of Unnecessary Detail

At the end of May, I had the pleasure of presenting a talk at the brilliant science comedy event An Evening of Unnecessary Detail by the fantastic Festival of the Spoken Nerd.  The event was set up and hosted by trio stand-up mathematician Matt Parker (@standupmaths), geek songstress Helen Arney (@HelenArney) and experiments maestro Steve Mould  (@MouldS). The night […]

National Numeracy Day 2019

Last week (15th May) was National Numeracy Day , a campaign set up to widen the discussion about poor numeracy in the UK and to promote the message that ‘everyone is a numbers person’. National Numeracy exists to help people across the UK grow in confidence and competence in numeracy. The charity was set up […]

Maths Appeal GCSE Exam Special

With exam season fast approaching the Maths Appeal podcast team (myself, Bobby Seagull and producer Jenny Nelson) decided to put together a GCSE Maths Exam special edition to support students preparing for the GCSE Maths exams and to support their parents and maths teachers. As Maths teachers, Bobby and I know that this can be […]

Maths Appeal Podcast

For the last few months I’ve been working on a podcast called Maths Appeal and it has been an absolute pleasure working with my co-host the brilliant Bobby Seagull and our wonderful wonderful producer Jenny Nelson (collectively we are the 3 Mathsketeers!) The mission of the Maths Appeal podcast is to make maths more accessible to […]

My Tips for an Effective Maths Interventions

I wrote an article ‘Five Steps to Leading an Effective Maths Intervention’, which was published in the TES (Times Education Supplement) online earlier this month. Here is it is: https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/five-steps-leading-effective-maths-intervention While studying for my Masters in Teaching, I carried out action research where I designed, implemented and evaluated a maths intervention programme at my previous […]

‘History of Maths Education’ Nerd talk

Last week I did a talk at a fun East London event called Nerd Nite (@NerdNiteLondon). Held at the Museum of Childhood, the night consists of 3 speakers who talk to the audience about a specialist interest of theirs. The speakers are given 20 minutes to share an element of their specialist interest and the […]