Making best buys and unit rates a little more tasty.
Opening up tasks: the ‘what-if-not’ technique
A demonstration of a technique to create 'new tasks from old', while keeping a clear focus on the mathematical ideas.
Rich tasks or tasks used richly?
Having a common language for tasks matters, as does what we do with them.
Unpacking the mathematical demands of teaching
Digging into another classic paper that articulates the different forms of knowledge required to teach mathematics.
What knowledge is required for teaching?
A look at a classic paper that examines historical conceptions of knowledge for teaching, and identifies a key new type.
ABC Ockham’s Razor: Endnotes
Listen to my recent radio episode on story telling in mathematics, and delve into the sources of inspiration for the talk.
The power of mathematical stories
What stories enrich mathematics for you?
A clarity of values
A few thoughts on my core values and their connections with leadership.
Debating maths: Chris Luzniak’s new book
Transform the discussions in your maths classroom with ideas from Chris Luzniak's new book.
Australian mathematics education and Indigenous peoples [an essay]
Sharing my learnings of Indigenous STEM knowledges in Australia.
How do you curate and consume your educational reading list?
If maths was an animal …
A playful prompt to discover how students feel about mathematics.
#TMC18: tweet at me now
Reflections on my experience at Twitter Math(s) Camp.
My maths autobiography
What is your story with maths?
Counting in unexpected ways
Exploring two different counting problems with younger children — and a neat way to introduce SET.
Restarting the blog.
Wrapping up the #MTBoS30 challenge
Recapping the #MTBoS blog challenge.
Better student talks
Helping students give better talks.
Tracy Zager’s word clouds
Two word clouds that remind me of my purpose as a teacher.
My motivating images
Thinking about what provides me inspiration and focus.
Falling down the mountain
Learning from difficult ski runs.
‘Train-food’ (The ten hundred word challenge)
An interesting take on using common words to explain complex ideas.
A photo and a memory
A memory on Mother's Day.
On the same page
Examining a false choice between mathematics and language.