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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MGL’s School Computing Conference 2017

Join me at MGL’s School Computing Conference – Friday 17th November 2017 Details of how to apply for this unmissable opportunity are at the bottom of this post 🙂   Latest School Technology We will be supported throughout the day by our supplier partners of specialist school technology, ranging from the latest in interactive screens…

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10 Good Reasons to Introduce Swimming In Maths across Your School

10 Good Reasons to Introduce Swimming In Maths across Your School Here are 10 reasons why you should introduce Swimming In Maths across your school! 1. It’s super-child friendly! It is visual (Ocean theme), there are numerous opportunities for listening to maths-talk and practicing maths language, children read and write frequently and learners get plenty…

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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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Changing Attitudes to Maths via Parental Involvement Across The School

Changing Attitudes to Maths via Parental Involvement Across The School one class at a time Experiences and Attitudes Rarely do you hear adults proclaiming their love for maths but plenty will tell you that they dislike it. Maths can often often be experienced as a solitary pursuit enjoyed by a handful of individuals, with others…

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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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