Archive for February, 2013

Collaborative learning in mathematics

  Mathematics suffers an unfortunate public relationship problem. Dame Mary Marsh DBE, the chair of the NAICE Committee of Inquiry on Adult Numeracy Learning introduces the 2011 reportĀ¹ like this: “We have a numeracy problem in this country – we are a nation quite happy to admit to ‘being bad at maths’, we see people […]

Bring a teacher to Twitter

This week is Bring a Teacher to Twitter week – a week to show non-tweeting teachers how fantastic Twitter is as a professional development opportunity. So what is Twitter? Twitter allows you to publish 140 character long “tweets”, in essence micro blog posts that are shared with whoever chooses to follow you. You are free […]

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