The Big Maths Showdown

Vicky Wheelhouse, Sarah Denison and Jo Sibley

15:00-16:00, Friday 1 July

Session description

Everyone thinks their favourite topic is the best part of maths - we will each showcase the most beautiful example we can find and then the audience will vote for the winner. FIGHT!

This session is suitable for all maths teachers.

Interests: A level Mathematics / Further MathematicsEnrichment

About the speakers

Vicky has worked as a secondary maths teacher for 13 years. She has led at KS3, KS4 and KS5. Vicky trained as a Secondary Mastery Specialist with the NCETM before joining MEI in 2020. Her work now encompasses the Deeper Maths project and On Demand Professional Development courses.

Sarah worked as a teacher and KS5 lead for 17 years before joining MEI in 2020 as a Maths Education Support Specialist. Her role includes project managing Deeper Maths, coordinating the AMSP work with other subjects and delivering training on using Desmos.

Jo lives on the sunny south coast and taught Mathematics and Further Mathematics in a school there for 21 years, including three years as a SENCo. She has been a Further Maths Network Centre Manager and then an FMSP Area Coordinator before joining MEI in 2014. She has a specialism in delivering mathematics online, is an avid comic book reader and reviewer and will drop everything if offered an interesting maths problem. Her family are very patient.