Conference 2013

The MEI Conference is an annual 3-day event. The 2013 MEI Conference took place between 27th and 29th June 2013. It was held at Keele University. Texas Instruments was the conference sponsor.

MEI Conference 2013 Handouts

Session A

  1. The Best of TES Maths Resources - Craig Barton
  2. Complex numbers and geometry - Richard Lissaman
  3. Using the t distribution - Stella Dudzic
  4. MEI's current work - Charlie Stripp
  5. AQA level 2 Further Maths course...what's worked well - Jo Sibley
  6. Using Autograph in S1 and S2 - Douglas Butler
  7. Insights into M3 and M4 - David Holland & Sharon Tripconey

Session B

  1. Paper folding on the TI-nspire - Tom Button
  2. Teaching trigonometry at A level - Andrew Rogers
  3. Probability Problems for S1- Clare Parsons
  4. Ideas for investigations & activities in Mechanics - Sharon Tripconey
  5. Trialling a different approach to GCSE resit - Sue Hough & Steve Gough
  6. Using Autograph in M1 & M2 - Mike Wakeford
  7. Assessment for Learning at GCSE - Debbie Barker & Simon Clay

Session C

  1. My Top 20 pictures for teaching Core Maths - Bernard Murphy
  2. Why bother with vector equations? - Phil Chaffe
  3. Nurturing statistics - Roeland Beerten
  4. Short easy practicals for mechanics - Tom Button & Sue de Pomerai
  5. Embedding employability skills in teaching maths - Janice Richards, Tricia Hartley & Pauline Bailey
  6. Handling data at GCSE level ... with purpose - Sue Hough & Steve Gough
  7. How Autograph enhances understanding in Core maths - Alan Catley

Session D

  1. Problem Solving Post-16 - Tim Gowers, Stella Dudzic, Charlie Stripp and Terry Dawson
  2. Using the TI-nspire to investigate Chevalier de Mere's dice problem - Peter Hayes
  3. Hands on activities for D1 - Jeff Trim
  4. Whatever happened to geometry? - Phil Chaffe and Carol Knights
  5. Introduction to the Integral resourcesIntroduction to the Integral resources - Catherine Berry
  6. Using multilink cubes in the secondary classroom - Debbie Barker
  7. Effective use of ICT in KS3/4 Mathematics - Ruth Tanner

Session E

  1. GeoGebra for beginners - Simon Clay
  2. Six gems in FP1 and FP2 - David Bedford
  3. IGGY: a Warwick University initiative for gifted students - Adam Boddison
  4. Short puzzles to enliven KS4 lessons - Christina Williams
  5. Career opportunities that are open to students with A level maths - Janice Richards
  6. Ideas for teaching statistics at KS4 - Debbie Barker

Session F

  1. Misconceptions in Mechanics - David Holland
  2. The New Primary Curriculum and its implications for the New Key Stage Three Curriculum - Debbie Morgan
  3. Mathematical Manipulatives and the TI Nspire - Jonathan Powell
  4. Why study Decision Maths? Discrete maths at University - Marcin Jurzinski
  5. Maths in the movies - Adam Boddison
  6. GeoGebra at KS3/4 - James Coughlan

Session G

  1. Linking A level Core Mathematics to other subjects - Chris Robbins & Stella Dudzic
  2. Transition to university - skills students should take with them - David & Rhiannon Bedford
  3. Using Gnumeric in teaching and learning statistics - Neil Sheldon
  4. Exploring Lesson Design through Algebraic Misconceptions - James Coughlan
  5. Rich Starting Points in KS4 maths - Christina Williams
  6. Real Life Maths: How the O.R. society can support teachers and students of Decision Maths - Louise Orpin

Session H

  1. A selection of interesting calculus problems in Core Maths - Bernard Murphy
  2. Statistics in the news - Neil Sheldon
  3. Mathematical travels with TI-Nspire - Chris Rath
  4. What's new and exciting on the web? - Douglas Butler
  5. Using Mathematics and data in the real world - Chris Robbins
  6. Problem solving at KS4 - Debbie Barker

Session I

  1. Assessment for Learning at A level - Simon Clay & Debbie Barker
  2. Further Pure with Technology - Tom Button
  3. Teaching moments - Sharon Tripconey
  4. Generating Functions - Bernard Murphy
  5. NCETM - John Westwell
  6. Marking DE coursework - Michael Ling

Session J

  1. Using GeoGebra in A level Core - Tom Button
  2. Members only: introduction to group theory - Sue de Pomerai
  3. Teaching projectiles - Simon Clay
  4. Discussion session: curriculum development - Stella Dudzic & Charlie Stripp
  5. Secondary National Curriculum / Changes to the KS4 landscape - John Westwell
  6. Marking NM coursework - Michael Ling

Session K

  1. Smoothing the transition from GCSE Maths to AS Core - Clare Parsons
  2. What can you prove by induction? - Martyn Parker
  3. The future of Statistics across the curriculum - Roger Porkess
  4. Motivating learning in Mechanics using Geogebra - Stephen Lee
  5. Not allowed to do Early Entry any more...Extension and Enrichment at KS4 with FMSP materials - Carol Knights
  6. Marking C3 coursework (part 1) - Michael Ling

Session L

  1. Supporting students with STEP and AEA Mathematics - Richard Lissaman
  2. Five uses of an eigenvector - Phil Chaffe
  3. Exploring the Normal Distribution - Stella Dudzic
  4. Interesting applications of Decision Maths - Sue de Pomerai
  5. Maths equipment to make and use in the maths classroom - Debbie Barker
  6. Marking C3 coursework (part 2) - Michael Ling