Teachers are busy people. In my previous career, I often used to go shopping or swimming during my lunch break, or enjoy a long lunch with colleagues. I didn't realise it at the time, but life was pretty easy. Things are very different now.
Teachers' days are fast-paced and relentless. We think on our feet and the majority of what we do is both urgent and important. Our evenings often
If I had to pick only one logic and reasoning game that my kids could play, I think this would be it. Kudos to the Yard House (this particular establishment was in Pasadena) for including a rather generous dot board in their kids’ menu and entertainment handout. If you haven’t seen this game, it’s very […]
This is how a molecular computer would look like, if seen with a magically powerful microscope. It is a single molecule which interacts randomly with other molecules, called “enzymes”, invisible in this animation. There is no control over the order of the chemical reactions. This is the idea, to compute without control. The way it … Continue reading An apology of molecular computers and answers to critics →
The new revamped Resource Of The Day is here at last! I will be featuring 7 great resources from one website over the course of 7 days. First up is mathssandpit.co.uk which is run by @Ms_Kmp The resource I’ve picked for today is this wonderful experimental probability idea. I love it, chiefly because it uses … Continue reading →