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Maths Teaching Crisis

Wednesday, 09 July 2014 ·

Everyday in the media, maths teaching and teachers are being judged. Maths teaching is in crisis. A shortage of maths teachers (and science) and the, presumably poor, quality of maths teaching.

Simple Harmonic Motion with Sam

Sunday, 06 July 2014 ·

Back in 2012 when I first taught Extension 1 Mathematics, in particular Applications of Calculus to the Physical World - Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM), I captured this clip of my then 2 year old son: