Monthly Archives: August 2010

Rewarding Effort not Achievment

I’ve been discussing this with a number of staff recently. I wish I could remember where I first read this so I could link to what I remember as a very interesting piece. The more I discuss this the more … Continue reading

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Removing the Scaffold

Anyone who is interested in the state of maths education should watch Dan Meyer (below) and read as much as possible of his blog. Dan very succinctly and clearly lays out the case for what I call ‘removing the scaffolding’. … Continue reading

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Growing Mathematicians

So, we just had a very constructive year 10 “Growing Mathematicians’ meeting. Actually, I’ve just invented that title but a title always makes you feel part of something and not just like going to another meeting so maybe it will … Continue reading

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