Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?......

Yorkshire

2016 saw the RHS Chelsea Flower Show feature a Mathematics Garden and whilst I didn't go and see it, the articles about it that I read caused me to explore a little.

11 October 2017


More Ideas for Teaching Area

Yorkshire

Following the publication of Chris's book 'A Square Peg in a Round Hole', the search for further ideas in teaching area goes on.

10 June 2017


How to Solve Equations.

Yorkshire

What strategies do mathematicians use to solve equations?

29 March 2017


Problem Solving - so what is new?

Yorkshire

How to develop problem solving strategies in the classroom by developing the teachers and supporting them with PD and resources.

11 March 2017


Learning from Young Mathematicians

Yorkshire

One of the great joys of teaching mathematics is what we can learn from those we ‘teach'. Join me in exploring some intriguing, humbling and sometimes wacky lessons from my own students.

8 February 2017


Christmas Quiz and Buffet

Yorkshire

A sociable evening of brain-frazzling questions, quirky mathematical prizes, seasonal food and drink.

1 December 2016


A story of Mathematics told through postage stamps

Yorkshire

A chance to follow the history of mathematics from prehistoric times to the modern day illustrated with postage stamps from around the world.

8 November 2016


The Retiring President's Talk “Counting in circles: my favourite problem”

Yorkshire

This problem makes an excellent resource for the classroom. It is very rich in mathematical ideas. I have used different versions of it for school pupils from Year 6 upwards....

4 October 2016


The Summer Meeting: 'Maths Mashup'

Yorkshire

Members of the branch have 10 minute slots to show us some mathematics that they find particularly interesting.

11 June 2016


YBMA - Christmas Quiz and Buffet

Yorkshire

Entertaining Christmas quiz and with a buffet too!

3 December 2015


YBMA - A Statistical Toolbox to help us understand climate and weather models

Yorkshire

Advances in computing power means it's now possible to use statistics to unravel the complexity of weather and climate change.

3 November 2015


YBMA - Mathematical Greetings Cards and Envelopes

Yorkshire

Straight lines can be use to create many interesting mathematical curves....

17 October 2015


Yorkshire Branch - 'Art and Mathematics - oil and water?'

Yorkshire

The connections between art and mathematics

14 June 2014