Swimming In Maths / Diving In Code Presentation

Please find below slides from the recent MGL Liverpool Computing Conference where I presented several workshops giving delegates a brief outline of ‘Swimming In Maths‘ and how the idea of the ‘Deep Dive Challenge‘ can be used effectively in Computing Lessons through the theme of ‘Diving In Code’. 🙂 The Starwars/ Mathswars Crawl The OFSTED…

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What is Swimming In Maths? Find out Here!

What is Swimming In Maths? Find out Here! If you want to know what Swimming In Maths is all about, below I have provided the main contents of my recent workshop from the School Improvement Maths Conference (May 2017). Feel free to use the contents as you wish as long as you credit me as…

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With Swimming in Maths, your children will never be out of their depth

I have been overwhelmed by the positive reaction to the concept of Swimming In Maths and have had the pleasure of presenting to first year students at Liverpool John Moores University plus a network of local schools within the Dingle Granby Toxteth area. In preparation for these talks, I created a Power Point presentation. The…

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A whole school, child friendly approach towards deepening knowledge & understanding

A whole school, child friendly approach towards deepening knowledge and understanding Maths Mastery – The Long and Frightening Road The term ‘Mastery’ is frightening. The dictionary definition states that a ‘Master’ is someone who has comprehensive knowledge or skill in a particular subject or activity. When I think of ‘Masters’ in popular culture, a few…

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