Conference Takeaways: BCME – Day 3

Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Mr Barton Maths Podcast, with me Craig Barton.

This podcast comes live from the end of Day 3 at the BCME Maths Conference 2018. It is recorded with my co-host Jo Morgan (@mathsjem on Twitter and the creator of the online bible of maths resources, resourceaholic.com) . This episode we discuss…

1. Prioritising students’ engagement through and in mathematical reasoning at A Level – Nicola Bretscher
2. Blocking in primary maths – Ruth Merttens
3. Problem solving for the new A Level – Nikki Gupta
4. Different problems same answer – John Burke
5. Hannah Fry plan of action

Nikki Gupta’s website is: markit.education
John Burke’s resources can be accessed at: mrbartonmaths.com/teachers/rich-tasks/something-in-common

Here are some photos from Nicola Bretsher’s session:



The GCSE points from AQA’s Andrew Taylor:



And some from John Burke’s session:




Thanks so much for listening, and I really hope you enjoy the show!
Craig Barton

I am a maths teacher, currently teaching at Thornleigh Salesian College, Bolton, UK. Here are links to some of my work:
Mr Barton Maths Blog
Twitter: @mrbartonmaths
Diagnostic Questions
Mr Barton Maths Podcast
My book: How I wish I’d taught maths

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