Earlier in the year I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Pearson’s The Right Angle podcast. The podcast invites topical discussions, debates and insights from a range of thought leaders, award-winning maths educators and facilitators. I had a great chat with host Nicola Woodford-Smith around tackling maths anxiety in the classroom, as well as discussing whether the current maths GCSE... Continue Reading →

# Tom Rocks Maths Appeal Series One

So our first series of the Tom Rocks Maths Appeal teaching videos is complete and available on YouTube now. These videos are a collaborative project between team Maths Appeal (me and Bobby Seagull) and University of Oxford mathematician, Dr Tom Crawford (aka Tom Rocks Maths). We explore and teach mathematics topics from the GCSE Maths syllabus in a light-hearted and fun way. We aim to show the... Continue Reading →

# Tom Rocks Maths Appeal Video 6 – Probability Trees Diagrams

Lesson 6 in our new Tom Rocks Maths Appeal YouTube series is OUT NOW! Team Maths Appeal (me and Bobby Seagull) have joined forces with the University of Oxford mathematician, Dr Tom Crawford (aka Tom Rocks Maths) to explore and teach topics from the GCSE Maths syllabus. We aim to show the world that maths is accessible to everyone! https://youtu.be/_qe-azCzIVQ In this episode you will learn how to use probability... Continue Reading →

# Tom Rocks Maths Appeal Video 5 – Trigonometry

Lesson 5 in our new Tom Rocks Maths Appeal YouTube series is OUT NOW! Team Maths Appeal (me and Bobby Seagull) have joined forces with the University of Oxford mathematician, Dr Tom Crawford (aka Tom Rocks Maths) to explore and teach topics from the GCSE Maths syllabus. We aim to show the world that maths is accessible to everyone! https://youtu.be/eWvMIe7foyk In this episode you will learn the values for... Continue Reading →

# Tom Rocks Maths Appeal Video 4 – Straight Line Graphs

Lesson 4 in our new Tom Rocks Maths Appeal YouTube series is OUT NOW! Team Maths Appeal (me and Bobby Seagull) have joined forces with the University of Oxford mathematician, Dr Tom Crawford (aka Tom Rocks Maths) to explore and teach topics from the GCSE Maths syllabus. We aim to show the world that maths is accessible to everyone! https://youtu.be/irwnZLuiL5U In this episode you will learn how to calculate... Continue Reading →

# Tom Rocks Maths Appeal Video 3 – Volume of Prisms

Lesson 3 in our new Tom Rocks Maths Appeal YouTube series is OUT NOW! Team Maths Appeal (me and Bobby Seagull) have joined forces with the University of Oxford mathematician, Dr Tom Crawford (aka Tom Rocks Maths) to explore and teach topics from the GCSE Maths syllabus. We aim to show the world that maths is accessible to everyone! https://youtu.be/7OCgHfAua6Q In this episode you will learn the... Continue Reading →

# Maths Appeal Puzzle Solving Video #7 – ‘Distance Time’ Puzzle Solution

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 doing maths puzzles can be fun. Our 10-15 minute videos are designed to support students, parents and teachers think about and practice strategies for puzzle solving in a light-hearted and enjoyable way. In our videos... Continue Reading →

# Tom Rocks Maths Appeal Video 2 – Distance-Time Graphs

Lesson 2 in our new Tom Rocks Maths Appeal YouTube series is OUT NOW! Team Maths Appeal (me and Bobby Seagull) have joined forces with the University of Oxford mathematician,Dr Tom Crawford (aka Tom Rocks Maths) to explore and teach topics from the GCSE Maths syllabus. We aim to show the world that maths is accessible to everyone! https://youtu.be/g5Cl-xtUh-I In this episode we teach Distance-Time Graphs. Tom... Continue Reading →

# Maths Appeal Puzzle Solving Video #6 – ‘Book Discount Percentages’ Puzzle Solution

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 (now only every Thursday) we will be setting and solving a variety of maths puzzles. Our 10-15 minute videos are designed to support students, parents and... Continue Reading →

# Maths Appeal Puzzle Solving Video #5 – Easter Chocolate Bunny Puzzle Solution

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 solving a variety of maths puzzles. Our 10-15 minute videos are designed to support students, parents and... Continue Reading →