Conference 2015

The MEI Conference is an annual 3-day event. The 2015 MEI Conference took place between 25th and 27th June 2015. It was held at The University of Bath. Casio was the conference sponsor.

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MEI Conference 2015 Handouts

Session A

  1. Benoit Mandlebrot- Snezana Lawrence
  2. Learning through discussion- Terry Dawson
  3. Tricky Trigonometry (zip)- Bernard Murphy
  4. GeoGebra for beginners (zip)- Simon Clay
  5. Why modern maths is important in engineering (zip)- Tim Grundy and Yani Berdeni
  6. FRESH approaches to lesson planning (zip)- Debbie Barker
  7. An introduction to graphing technology for A level Mathematics- Stephen Kean
  8. Phantom Graphs (zip)- Catherine Berry

Session B

  1. Euclid (zip)- Bernard Murphy
  2. Don't believe everything you read in the papers- Terry Dawson
  3. Active Learning Core 1-4 (zip)- Jo Sibley
  4. 5 STEP and MAT questions that could be used in any A level Mathematics class- Richard Lissaman
  5. Misconceptions in Mechanics (zip)- Sharon Tripconey
  6. Rich Starting Points at GCSE (zip)- Carol Knights
  7. Putting Autograph to work on the Web- Douglas Butler
  8. Algebra with cards and paper 2 (zip)- Kevin Lord

Session C

  1. Kurt Godel (zip)-Keith Proffitt
  2. Fermi Estimates-Terry Dawson
  3. Teaching the Chain Rule using graphs (zip)- Tim Lister
  4. GeoGebra- beyond the basics (zip)- Simon Clay
  5. Teaching S1/S2 statistics using graphing technology- Gill Buque
  6. More Mathematical Snippets- Tim Honeywill
  7. Introduction to Integral resources- Catherine Berry
  8. 17 wallpaper patterns (zip)- Phil Chaffe

Session D

  1. Gailleo (zip)- David Holland
  2. Adapting resources to suit your class-Terry Dawson
  3. Questioning techniques at A level- Mohammed Basharat and Nick Thorpe
  4. Further Pure with Techology (FPT)- Richard Lissaman
  5. Teaching S1/Core Maths statistics using graphing technology (pdf)- Kate Richards
  6. Planning for Assesment for learning (zip)- Debbie Barker and Simon Clay
  7. MEI update- Charlie Stripp
  8. Setting up A level Maths teaching in your school (zip)- Jeff Trim

Session E

  1. Florence Nightingale- Stella Dudzic
  2. Resources and Investigations:The Normal Distribution and Probability Plots (zip)- Kate Richards
  3. Teaching functions using graphing technology- Rob Butler
  4. Integral- the future- Richard Lissaman
  5. The New Foundation Tier Content-Katharine Davies
  6. New linear A levels in Mathematics (zip)-Keith Proffitt
  7. Chartership in Mathematics teaching-Stephen Lee and John Meeson
  8. Progression to Higher Education- Claire Baldwin

Session F

  1. Diophantus (zip)- Simon Clay
  2. Resources and Investigations: Correlation and Hypothesis Tests (zip)- Kate Richards
  3. Haversines, chords and secants: obscure trig functions- Tomi Owens
  4. Setting up a GCSE/A level transition project (zip)- Cath Moore and Carol Knights
  5. Decision Maths-past,present and future (zip)- Sue de Pomerai and Jeff Trim
  6. Using graphing technlogy in GCSE Maths (zip)- Tim Cope and James Davis
  7. MEI's new Mathematics and Further Mathematics A levels- Stella Dudzic
  8. Maths Hubs- Lisa Pollard and John Westwell

Session G

  1. John Conway (zip)- Phil Chaffe
  2. Statistical insight through stimulation on a spreadsheet- Neil Sheldon
  3. Cambridge Maths Education Project- Nathan Barker and Lizzie Kimber
  4. Exploring 3D Geometry- Mike Ollerton
  5. Lessons for Mathematical Problem Solving- Geoff Wake
  6. STEM Centre eLibrary- Stephen Lyon
  7. Putting the M in STEM- Garrod Musto

Session H

  1. Bertrand Russell- Rob Butler
  2. Statistical insight through data visualisation tools- Neil Sheldon and Chris Wild
  3. Teaching calculus using graphing technology- Mohammed Basharat
  4. Active Learning with GeoGebra- Tom Button
  5. Real World applications of Core 1-4- Terry Dawson
  6. The New Higher Tier content (zip)- Carol Knights and Cath Moore
  7. Connecting learning to the world of work- Geoff Wake
  8. Using maths to manage risk in the finance sector- Matthew Jones

Session I

  1. William Thurston- Nathan Barker and Lizzie Kimber
  2. IQR: Modelling and estimation (zip)- Keith Proffitt
  3. Desert Island Mathematics (zip)- Bernard Murphy
  4. Teaching Further Pure using graphing technology- Tom Button
  5. Short easy practicals in Mechanics (zip)- Sue De Pomerai
  6. Developing contextualised resources for Post- 16 GCSE Mathematics- Katherine Davies
  7. Girls & Maths: issues and solutions- Claire Baldwin
  8. The aspirational grade E student- David Philip and Claire Phillips

Session J

  1. Hypatia (zip)- Jo Sibley
  2. IQR: Probability and risk- Katherine Davies
  3. Teaching parametric equations using graphing technology (zip)- Bernard Murphy
  4. Tricks and Tips- Jo Morgan
  5. The enhanced problem: providing mathematical support for vocational entry qualification students- Jane White
  6. Teaching Number to Post GCSE resit students- Sue Hough and Steve Gough
  7. Maths at Work (zip)- John Napier
  8. Connections in the jungle of Mathematics- Colin Wright

Session K

  1. Leonhard Euler- John Westwell
  2. IQR: Financial problem solving- Katherine Davies
  3. Teaching sequences and series using graphing technology -Nick Thorpe
  4. Revisiting Mechanics in Action- Tom Button
  5. Problem solving at KS3&4 (zip)- Phil Chaffe
  6. Teaching Algebra to Post-16 GCSE resit students- Sue Hough and Steve Gough
  7. Improving student attitudes to maths- Charlie Stripp
  8. Music, Maths, Beauty and Harmony- Ben Sparks

Session L

  1. Issac Newton- Charlie Stripp
  2. IQR: Statistical problem solving (zip)- Keith Proffitt
  3. Modelling in AS Mathematics (zip)- Kevin Lord
  4. Exploring Graph Theory in the company of Schlegel, Euler and Plato (zip)- Jeff Trim
  5. AQA Level 2 FM (zip)- Jo Sibley
  6. Integrating maths and work experience in 16-19 Study Programmes- Janice Richards
  7. Recent reports into Mathematics Education- Stephen Lee
  8. Python programming and number theory (zip)- Phil Chaffe