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

Senegal, Imagination and Early Childhood

Yesterday I arrived in Dakar, it was late, dusty and bustling.  I sit now peacefully in the garden of the hotel awaiting my first day to begin pondering my two weeks ahead.  I am here on a consultancy with ImagiNation Afrika who since its inception in 2011, has, through its creative and educational programs, created … Continue reading Senegal, Imagination and Early Childhood