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The conference for all 11-19 mathematics teachers

28 - 30 June 2018

Keele University

Further Pure with Technology

Tom Button

15:15 - 16:15 Saturday 30 June

A level Mathematics / Further Mathematics and Use of technology in teaching mathematics

Further Pure with Technology (FPT) is an MEI A level Further Mathematics option in which mathematical software is used in the teaching, learning and assessment. It includes graphing, solving differential equations, and programming. This session will describe the innovative approach to using technology in FPT as well as looking at some classroom materials.

Please bring a laptop with a graphing package and Computer Algebra System (CAS), such as GeoGebra.

About the speaker

Tom Button is FMSP Student Support Leader and MEI Learning Technologies Specialist. Before this he taught in 6th form colleges. His main interest is in the use of technology in maths: he runs the MEI GeoGebra Institute and also developed the Further Pure with Technology A level option.