Mathematical Thinking: Play and Learning

Mathematical Thinking: The Pattern of all Patterns Tomorrow I present at the British Council here in Dakar, Senegal.  The subject is the creative ways of approaching mathematics in the classroom.  From the teachers I have had the honour of speaking with thus far in my trip there seems to be a significant challenge in how … Continue reading Mathematical Thinking: Play and Learning

Who am I then? Tell me that first! Cried Alice

The curious Alice of Wonderland’s cry begs for us to get to know her first before anything else.  At this time of year we too are focused on finding out about our new children and their ways of being in the world yet I am reminded of our use of language that describes what can … Continue reading Who am I then? Tell me that first! Cried Alice