A recent conversation with another teacher about ‘lazy planning’ has got me thinking about PixiMaths and my intentions of how best to use it. My plan was never to save teachers from planning lessons, merely to make planning easier, giving others something to start with and adapt. It's difficult not to be defensive about something that's taken me so many years to build.
As maths teachers, we are really lucky. There are so many fantastic websites and resources that we can use
I 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 to go! It was another day jam-packed with networking and CPD that started, as always, with a warm welcome from Mark McCourt and Andrew Taylor from AQA. Andrew was keen for us to talk to him throughout the day about post 16 and encouraged teachers to take their time with choosing exam boards for the new A Level, in the same way that we did fo