PixiMathsJun 172 min5 Cool Things Your Computer Probably DoesNumber 1 - The Snipping Tool I thought this was something that everyone knew about but every time I mention it there's always at least on...

PixiMathsMay 181 minEduTwitterEduTwitter is an amazing place most of the time – overrun with people with loads of incredible ideas, opinions and resources to share. Fo...

PixiMathsFeb 13, 20193 minMathematical ModellingDespite having complete solutions for examples on PixiMaths PowerPoints, I never actually use them. Students often ask me why, and it occ...

PixiMathsJan 25, 20192 minHow to use PixiMathsA recent conversation with another teacher about ‘lazy planning’ has got me thinking about PixiMaths and my intentions of how best to use...

PixiMathsOct 1, 20182 minNo RegretsI felt guilty at first when I began to look at jobs in the independent sector. I always told myself and others that I wanted to make a di...

PixiMathsJul 6, 20186 minFinal TAM daysI have thoroughly enjoyed the TAM course and, travelling to Birmingham early on Tuesday morning for the penultimate day, was filled with ...

PixiMathsJun 27, 20183 minRamblings on VariationFollowing on from MathsConf15 and Mr Barton's workshop, I’ve played around a little bit more with variation theory. Previously, I’ve expe...

PixiMathsJun 24, 20185 min#MathsConf15 Part 2Read part 1 here first! Straight after workshop 2 was a pretty special guest speaker: Simon Singh. He played us Led Zeppelin’s Stairway t...

PixiMathsJun 24, 20186 min#MathsConf15 Part 1#mathsconf15liftshare was a brilliant hashtag that led to Rob, Pete, Jo and I travelling together up to Manchester. Rob was designated dr...

PixiMathsJun 21, 20184 minPeterborough Maths Teach MeetI was really excited about my first maths TeachMeet that was very well organised by Sheena and Nicola! As I had hoped, I got loads of bri...

PixiMathsMar 19, 20186 minCreative Lesson IdeasWe’re always trying to be creative in order to make lessons more interesting. If I had a Pound for every time a student asked, “When am I...

PixiMathsMar 14, 20185 minA lesson reflectionI’ve written a couple of times already this year about MEI’s Teaching Advance Mathematics course. Someone on Twitter recommended it to me...

PixiMathsMar 11, 20185 minThank you Mark and the La Salle Team!I love a maths conference! I started the day meeting up with Rose, Vicky, Adam, Neil, Marcia… and many more! With nearly 400 people, ther...

PixiMathsFeb 27, 20183 minFeedback (not marking!)Following #MathsConf10, I promised myself that I would stop ‘marking books’ and start giving real feedback to my students. I had attended...

PixiMathsFeb 1, 20183 minRich TasksI’m starting to use more and more rich tasks in my lessons. I’m finding that it’s developing my subject knowledge (particularly at A Leve...

PixiMathsNov 29, 20173 minMore TAM funEvery TAM experience I have makes me further question the way in which I teach A Level maths. I’m not saying all my lessons lower down th...

PixiMathsOct 1, 20174 min#MathsConf13I went to my third La Salle maths conference yesterday. If you haven’t been to one yet, the next one is in Kettering in March – you need ...

PixiMathsSep 21, 20172 minFirst Impressions of TAMI have been known to doubt my own maths ability, but after Day 1 of the TAM course I feel reassured that I know much more than I thought....

PixiMathsJul 17, 20172 minBar Model AdventuresMost students that struggle with maths find the abstract elements hardest. Think about how many students you’ve taught that dislike algeb...

PixiMathsJul 17, 20171 minEncouraging Independence (Review)Back in May, I wrote a post on steps I had taken to encourage independence in my classroom. Two months on and I’m pleased with the result...