Posted by: Gary Ernest Davis on: May 1, 2012

This is a guest post written by Kimberley McCosh (@spyanki_apso on Twitter) ________________________________________________ 5 great things about being a maths teacher Kimberley McCosh I love maths. I have had a few jobs before becoming a maths teacher but the urge to teach was always there. I am a self confessed maths geek and I love nothing […]

Posted by: Gary Ernest Davis on: November 23, 2010

When teaching prospective mathematics teachers at Rutgers University in New Jersey, I liked to shake up their preconceptions in mathematics, the unexamined assumptions that they had accepted as fact because they were told it was so. So one evening I set the class the problem of finding how large they could make the sum of […]