The Core Maths House of Games

Tom Rainbow and Cat Van Saarloos

10:30-11:30, Thursday 30 June

Session description

Want to test out your ability to marry maths with the world around you? Enjoy working with other maths teachers in a (vaguely) competitive setting? Keen to make your (Core) maths lessons even more fun? This session will highlight some of the key skills developed by the various Core Maths courses through a series of entertaining and thought provoking quiz style rounds.

This session is suitable for any maths teachers who would like to have a bit of fun whilst also having to think (a bit)!

Interests: Core MathsEnrichment

About the speakers

Tom works as a maths education support specialist for MEI, mostly for the AMSP. He has shared responsibility within his role in supporting teachers in the delivery of the level 3 Core Maths course and mainly works with teachers of mathematics but is also increasingly involved in supporting teachers of geography and biology in the teaching and learning of the mathematical elements of their subjects, particularly at A level.

Cat joined MEI in 2018 and continues to support schools and colleges to offer Level 3 Core Maths. She is particularly passionate about bringing maths to life for those who are not yet convinced of its value. Prior to joining MEI she worked in schools, Further Education and was Level 3 lead for a local Maths Hub.