Conference 2018

The MEI Conference is an annual 3-day event. The 2018 MEI Conference was held at Keele Unversity on 28-30 June 2018. Casio was the conference sponsor, OCR the Gold Sponsor and Hodder Education the Silver Sponsor.

MEI Conference 2018 Handouts

Plenaries

Recording of the launch of the new 'Advanced Mathematics Support Programme - Charlie Stripp

The new 'Advanced Mathematics Support Programme PowerPoint presentation - Charlie Stripp

Session A

  1. Differential equations in A level Further Mathematics - Sharon Tripconey

  2. The three Rs of Statistics - Neil Sheldon

  3. AMSP Supporting Core Maths - Terry Dawson

  4. Hands on enrichment (Skewer Hyperboloids) - Claire Baldwin

  5. Y7/10 mentoring - Alison Hopper

  6. Using graphing technology for teaching the large data set - Gerard Dummett

  7. Discussing maths in UCAS references and personal statements - Toby Rome

  8. Share your experiences of teaching the new A levels with MEI - Charlie Stripp


Session B

  1. Deepening understanding in A level Mathematics through number - Bernard Murphy

  2. Extra Pure - Keith Proffitt

  3. Core Maths and the art of estimation - Tom Rainbow and Jo Denton

  4. Developing calculation across Years 5-8 - Alison Hopper

  5. Using graphing technology for teaching GCSE Mathematics - Jo Randhawa and Kelly Klus

  6. Mathematical modelling in the wild - Alan Champneys

  7. Preparation for Oxbridge and other elite university applications - Rachel Sharkey

  8. Mathematical problem solving and austistic spectrum disorder (ASD) - Max Goulding


Session C

  1. The MEI A levels - reflecting on year 1 and looking ahead to year 2 - Keith Proffitt

  2. Mechanics in A level Further Mathematics - Sue de Pomerai and Tom Button

  3. Delivering OCR's Core Maths - A teacher's perspective - Paul Matuszewskyj and Ruth Wroe

  4. The well-tempered mathematician (a maths teacher's Bach is nicer than her byte) - Alexandra Hewitt

  5. Year 5-8 continuity - Alison Hopper

  6. Underground Mathematics: Thinking deeply about connections and big ideas in post-16 maths - Tabitha Gould

  7. Teaching for Mastery at secondary - Carol Knights


Session D

  1. Student tasks for integrating technology in A level Mathematics - Tom Button

  2. Using R to enhance statistics lessons - Darren Macey

  3. Getting started with Core Maths - Mick Blaylock

  4. New perspectives on teaching constructions - Debbie Barker

  5. Challenging topics at GCSE - Carol Knights and Lisa Pollard

  6. What categories reveal about problem solving - Alistair Bissell

  7. Odd and interesting sequences – Sue de Pomerai

  8. Teaching graphs without the graft – John Rhodes


Session E

  1. Embedding OT1 (argument, language and proof) in A level – Keith Proffitt

  2. A level Mechanics: Variable acceleration – Sharon Tripconey

  3. Bitesize GeoGebra – Tom Button, Simon Clay, Ben Sparks and Avril Steele

  4. Reasoning in the KS3 and KS4 classroom – Cath Moore

  5. Using graphing technology for teaching numerical methods – Simon May

  6. Integral resources for AS/A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics – Richard Lissaman and Catherine Berry

  7. Maths in Biology and Psychology – Stella Dudzic

  8. Bringing research into the maths classroom – Stephen Lee


Session F

  1. Vector geometry in Further Mathematics – Catherine Berry

  2. Lessons to learn from student performance in GCSE (9-1) Mathematics assessment – Neil Ogden

  3. Supporting teachers through lesson observations – Mohammed Basharat and Alistair Bissell

  4. Mathematics and progression to Higher Education – Chris Saker and Claire Baldwin

  5. Problem solving across the school – Andrew Barry

  6. A level Mechanics: Moments – Toby Rome

  7. Using graphing technology for teaching algebra and functions – Raluca Sandu

  8. Innovation and problem solving through failure – Rob Eastaway


Session G

  1. A level mechanics: Projectiles – Kevin Lord

  2. Pythagoras and the Napkin Ring – Colin Wright

  3. Let's play with LEGO® – Sophie Parker

  4. Promoting curiosity and developing resilience with NRICH tasks – Alison Kiddle

  5. Using graphing technology for teaching Further Mathematics – Tom Button

  6. Modelling and hypothesis testing with the Normal distribution – Stella Dudzic

  7. Prioritising students engagement through and in mathematical reasoning at A level – Nicola Bretscher

  8. A slippery situation: using maths to research Antarctic ice - Sammie Buzzard


Session H

  1. Using GeoGebra to support problem solving in A level Mathematics – Mohammed Basharat

  2. Using the MEI large data sets – Paul Chillingworth

  3. Mathedramatics: Drama in the maths classroom – Toby Rome

  4. Problem solving in the KS3 and KS4 classroom – Cath Moore

  5. Using graphing technology for teaching mechanics – Keith Sutton

  6. Putting Autograph 4 to work – Douglas Butler

  7. Stoke-on-Trent MEP - working collaboratively to improve maths provision in Stoke – Simon Bullock

  8. The art of real world mathematical modelling – Dr Nira Chamberlain


Session I

  1. Supporting GCSE grade 5/6 students at A level – Charlie Stripp

  2. Mechanics: Developing a scheme of work – Simon Clay

  3. Supporting Core Maths – Stephen Lyon and Colin Prestwich

  4. MEI's work on the Stoke-on-Trent Mathematics Excellence Partnership – Katharine Davies and Terry Dawson

  5. Planning for teaching mixed-attainment classes at KS3 and KS4:session 1 of 3 – Mike Ollerton

  6. How to share a secret - an introduction to cryptography – David Bedford

  7. Using graphing technology for teaching the binomial distribution – Gerard Dummett

  8. Being a member of a professional organisation – Stephen Lee


Session J

  1. A level Active! for Further Mathematics – Jo Sibley

  2. A level Mechanics: Forces – Sue de Pomerai

  3. Derangements! – Micky Bullock

  4. Ideas and resources to support active learning at A level – Steve Lyon

  5. Rich tasks for A level Further Mathematics – Jonny Griffiths

  6. Problem solving in Core Maths – Colin Prestwich

  7. Planning for teaching mixed-attainment classes at KS3 and KS4: session 2 of 3 – Mike Ollerton

  8. Mathematics policy and student learning in post-16 education – Diane Dalby and Andrew Noyes


Session K

  1. Problem solving at A level – Chris Saker

  2. Top 5 Discrete Maths activities – Jeff Trim

  3. Introducing Core Maths ideas at GCSE – Terry Dawson

  4. Using graphing technology for teaching statistics - Nicki Studman

  5. Planning for teaching mixed-attainment classes at KS3 and KS4:session 3 of 3 - Mike Ollerton

  6. Talk in maths - Andrea Pitt and Jenni Ingram

  7. Mathematical exploration from folding paper - Sue Pope

  8. Key Stage 5 Coordinators' development - fun-size taster – Jo Sibley


Session L

  1. Further Pure with Technology – Tom Button

  2. Teaching topics in A level Further Mathematics Statistics – Paul Chillingworth

  3. Statistical thinking in Core Maths - Stella Dudzic

  4. Contextualising maths (EEF project) – Katharine Davies and Terry Dawson

  5. Fractals – Kevin Lord

  6. Using graphing technology for teaching calculus – Bernard Murphy

  7. Maths app workshop – Richard Lissaman