Conference 2008

The MEI Conference is an annual 3-day event. The 2008 MEI Conference took place at the University of Hertfordshire from Thursday 3rd July - Saturday 5th July.

MEI Conference 2008 Handouts

Opening plenary

Current issues in Mathematics

Session A

  1. Big ideas in Core Mathematics - Richard Lissaman
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  3. AS Statistics and associated resources - Sidney Tyrrell and Stella Dudzic
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  5. FP3: Differential Geometry - John Cooper
  6. Integrating ICT into mathematics at KS4&5 - Tom Button
  7. MEI's current work - Roger Porkess
  8. Two tier GCSE - Michael Ling

Session B

  1. Creating an environment to support weaker AS students - Sybil Cock
  2. Common errors in M1 and how to avoid them - David Holland
  3. Common errors in S1&2 and how to avoid them - Phil Stockton
  4. Enrichment ideas for D1&D2 - Sue de Pomerai
  5. Six more gems that every teacher of FP1 should know - Charlie Stripp
  6. Getting the most out of the online resources - Tom Button
  7. Use of A level Mathematics in University Degrees and in the Workplace - Stephen Lee and Richard Lissaman
  8. AO1 without coursework - Michael Ling
  9. Preparing for STEP Mathematics 1 2 - Peter Mitchell

Session C

  1. Six gems that every teacher of C1&2 should know - Nick Robins
  2. Engaging weaker students in M1 - Stephen Lee and David Holland
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  4. Big ideas in Decision Mathematics - Keith Parramore
  5. Ask the Examiner: FP1 - Charlie Stripp
  6. Using spreadsheets in Numerical Mathematics - Bob Francis
  7. What does it mean for learners to become functional with mathematics? - Richard Browne
  8. Mathematical Magic at KS3&4 - Chris Budd

Session D

  1. Ask the Examiner: C1&2 - Jean Matthews
  2. Six more gems that every teacher of Mechanics should know - David Holland
  3. Engaging weaker students in S1 - Margot Cooper
  4. Ask the Examiner: Decision - Keith parramore
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  6. Using the interactive on-line MEI resources - Tom Button
  7. QCA's role in making school mathematics count - Sue Pope
  8. Additional Mathematics - Tim Honeywill
  9. Women in Mathematics - Snezana Lawrence

Session E

  1. C4 comprehension - Val Hanrahan
  2. Big ideas in Mechanics - Roger Porkess and David Holland
  3. Six more gems that every teacher of S1&2 should know - Stella Dudzic
  4. Common errors in D1&2 and how to avoid them- Sue de Pomerai
  5. FP3: Vector Geometry - Richard Lissaman
  6. Making A level Mathematics more fun using ICT - Douglas Butler
  7. What the NCETM can do for you. A regional coordinator's view
  8. GCSE Gems - Tom Button
  9. These have worked for us - MEI Teachers

Session F

  1. C3 coursework - Val Hanrahan
  2. Common errors in M2 and how to avoid them - David Holland
  3. Big ideas in Statistics - Gerald Goodall
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  5. An introduction to the DE module - Andrew Rogers
  6. My favourite topics in Autograph: Vectors and Differential Equations - Douglas Butler
  7. Classroom research and Teachers collaborating - Nicole Schnappauf and NCETM
  8. Liverpool Maths Roadshow - Chris Marchant
  9. Preparing for STEP Mathematics 2&3 - Peter Mitchell

Session G

  1. Six gems that every teacher of C3&4 should know - Nick Lord
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  3. RSS
  4. Engaging weaker students in D1 - Nick Thorpe
  5. NM coursework - Richard Lissaman
  6. How ICT could change the mathematics we teach - Tom Button
  7. Putting the I back into MEI - Richard Browne
  8. Encouraging engagement with mathematics through personal finance - Alison Terry and Vanessa Bailey
  9. Mathematics: an historical perspective - David Holland

Session H

  1. Ask the Examiner: C3&4 - Michael Ling
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  3. RSS
  4. Six more gems that every teacher of D1&2 should know - Nick Thorpe
  5. Numerical Methods using Excel - Neil Sheldon
  6. Using Technology to enrich pupils' understanding - Texas Instruments
  7. MoreMathsGrads Makhan Singh
  8. ?What are we doing this for?? - Stella Dudzic
  9. A Masterclass on Measurement - Vinay Kathotia

Hands-on mathematics

Core Maths
Decision
Mechanics
Statistics
Maths at Work