I love John Mason. It is always a pleasure to listen to him as he takes you with him through his exploration of mathematical thinking and learning: “sit there and… Read more »
This post is a response the Andrew Davis’s healthy scepticism about the concept of self-efficacy. This was in response to a recent post: http://stevenwatson.co.uk/2017/06/recent-research-in-cultural-differences-in-the-development-of-mathematics-self-efficacy/ So what I intend to do… Read more »
A review of recent research in mathematics performance and mathematics self-efficacy.
The neoliberal consensus is broken, we need to start to think about what our education system might look like in the future
I have a number of research strands going on at the moment. There is my research into mathematics teachers’ professional development – this goes back to my interests as a… Read more »
Malcolm was a kind-hearted supervisor. His real passion was designing mathematical tasks. I was lucky enough to become his PhD student at the Shell Centre in the University of Nottingham… Read more »
What are we reducing mathematics teaching to? What are we reducing the experience of learning mathematics to? The overemphasis on testing and the impact of ‘knowledge’ evangelism is reducing mathematics teaching… Read more »
I have been interested in cultural practices in teaching for a few years. So I was interested how this resonated with Steven Puttick’s recent article in School Leadership and Management , describing… Read more »