Conference 2016

The MEI Conference is an annual 3-day event. The 2016 MEI Conference took place between 30th June and 2nd July 2016. It was held at The University of Bath. Casio was the conference sponsor.

MEI Conference 2016 Handouts

Session A

  1. An introduction to probability distributions- Terry Dawson
  2. Risk- Katharine Davies
  3. Henry Ernest Dudeney- John Westwell
  4. GeoGebra for beginners- Simon Clay
  5. Using graphing technology in GCSE Maths- Andy Cooper and Tim Cope
  6. Mathematising- Debbie Barker
  7. Integral resources- Richard Lissaman and Catherine Berry
  8. Transcendental Numbers- David Bedford

Session B

  1. Hypothesis Testing in the new Mathematics A level- Paul Chillingworth
  2. Percentages - Use and Abuse- Keith Proffitt
  3. Evariste Galois- Richard Lissaman
  4. Teaching sequences and series using graphing technology- Mohammed Basharat
  5. Core maths: a teacher's perspective- David Philip and Claire Phillips
  6. Geometry and Proof- Carol Knights
  7. What mathematics will you study post-16?-John Westwell, Andy Tharratt and Lisa Pollard (Maths Hubs Programme
  8. The top 10 ideas in Science- Michael Clugston

Session C

  1. Teaching Statistics in the new A level using graphing technology-Cath Moore
  2. Scams-Terry Dawson
  3. Pythagoras- Tom Button
  4. You have Geogebra, why keep Autograph?- Douglas Butler
  5. Statistical Modelling in Football- Alun Owen
  6. Key Stage 3/4 activities based on the work of female mathematicians- Claire Baldwin
  7. Teaching A level in Early Career- Cathy Smith
  8. Magical Maths- Ben Sparks

Session D

  1. Large Data sets in the new Mathematics A level- Stella Dudzic
  2. Fermi Estimates-Terry Dawson
  3. Ada Lovelace- Sue de Pomerai
  4. Further Pure with Technology- Richard Lissaman
  5. Exploring Graph Theory in the company of Schlegel, Euler and Plato- Jeff Trim
  6. Paperfolding and proof- Jane West
  7. Resources to encourage girls to study A level Maths- Claire Baldwin
  8. The mathematics of post codes- Martin Reed
  9. The new MEI A level in Further Mathematics- Keith Proffitt

Session E

  1. Preparing to teach motion graphs- Sharon Tripconey
  2. Resources and Investigations: Sampling Methods and Variation- Kate Richards
  3. William Rowan Hamilton- Chris Saker
  4. Using GeoGebra in Further Pure Maths- Tom Button
  5. Teaching calculus with graphing technology- Akpan Okono and Francis Chalmers
  6. New GCSE topics for resit teachers -Katharine Davies
  7. Teaching for Mastery in Secondary Mathematics- Charlie Stripp
  8. The new MEI A levels in Mathematics- Stella Dudzic and Keith Proffitt

Session F

  1. Preparing to teach projectiles- Kevin Lord
  2. Resources and Investigations: Correlation and Hypothesis Tests- Kate Richards
  3. Carl Friedrich Gauss- Phil Chaffe
  4. Using GeoGebra in A level Maths- Mohammed Basharat and Nick Thorpe
  5. MEI Core 3 Coursework- Heather Davis
  6. Grand Random Maths- Phil Gulliver
  7. Shanghai, Mastery and Imagination- Andy Tharratt
  8. Where is the M in STEM?- Garrod Musto

Session G

  1. Preparing to teach forces- Sue de Pomerai
  2. Resources and Investigations: The Normal Distribution and Probability Plots- Kate Richards
  3. Gerolamo Cardano- Bernard Murphy
  4. Problem solving approaches to A-level Core- Simon Clay and Mike Ollerton
  5. Resources to support active learning at A level - Stephen Lyon
  6. Using REAL Context in GCSE Lessons (examples from industry)- Terry Dawson, Lynsey Kyeremeh, Ann Cherry
  7. Visualising Formula Structures- Chris Roast
  8. Igniting the statistical spark in the social sciences- Rhys Jones

Session H

  1. Preparing to teach moments- Simon Clay
  2. Statistical and Financial Modelling- Keith Proffitt
  3. Rene Descartes- Kevin Lord
  4. Resources to support active learning at A level- Luciano Rila
  5. Teaching statistics (S2/S3) with graphing technology- Kelly Klus and James Davis
  6. Number recovery in Post-16 GCSE resit- Sue Hough and Steve Gough
  7. "Can you hear me at the back?"- Jeff Trim and Mohammed Basharat
  8. Pick a Card, Any Card- Rob Eastaway

Session I

  1. Get set for September 2017: problem solving in A level Mathematics- Stella Dudzic and Keith Proffitt
  2. Assessment in Core Maths- Terry Dawson
  3. Robert Recorde- Carol Knights
  4. Transformations in FP1- Sharon Tripconey
  5. Active Learning in A level Pure Maths- Jo Sibley
  6. The geometry of numbers- Debbie Barker
  7. The role of culture and society in mathematics education- Paul Chillingworth
  8. Lyness Cycles- Jonny Griffithss

Session J

  1. Get set for September 2017: Statistics- Nick Thorpe and Paul Chillingworth
  2. Teaching exponential growth and logarithmic scales in Core Maths- Katherine Davies
  3. Martin Gardner- Charlie Stripp
  4. Modelling population growth- Kevin Lord
  5. Cambridge Mathematics Education Project presents Underground Mathematics- Anna Baker and Paul Brown
  6. Game, Set, Maths- Cath Moore
  7. The wonders of A4- Jeremy Dawson
  8. RSA Cryptography- Micky Bullock

Session K

  1. Get set for September 2017: Mechanics and modelling- Simon Clay and Sharon Tripconey
  2. Using technology to support learning in Core Maths- Keith Proffitt
  3. Archimedes -David Holland
  4. Advanced use of GeoGebra in A level Maths- Nick Thorpe
  5. Teaching Further Pure using graphing technology- Tom Button and Sam Hoggard
  6. The art of choosing examples- Debbie Barker
  7. Alice: A simple effect size accumulator- Martyn Quigley
  8. Conway's Magic Theorem- Phil Chaffe

Session L

  1. Get set for 2017: Further Mathematics- Sue de Pomerai
  2. Schemes of work and resources for Core Maths- Katharine Davies
  3. Emilie du Chatelet- Jo Sibley
  4. Preparing Students for the MAT- Phil Chaffe
  5. Teaching parametric equations using graphing technology- Bernard Murphy
  6. Enriching the KS4 experience- Cath Moore
  7. Setting up A level Mathematics teaching in your school- Jeff Trim
  8. Undergraduate mathematics in the A level classroom- Chris Saker