The 2012 Mathematical Association Conference


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Opening Lecture, The Tuesday Boy Problem, David Bedford

1a - Learning with Others, Mike Ollerton - cancelled
1b - First-timers Forum, Bill Richardson
1c - NRICH, Alison Kiddle
1d - Heads of Department Swap Meet, Rachel Read
1e - Spinning Pegs and Complementary Areas, Chris Pritchard
1f - Pretty Irrational, Ben Sparks
1g - Thinking on your Feet, Danny Brown and Steven Alcorn
1h - The Hidden Mathematics of Sport, Rob Eastaway

2a - Learning With Others, Mike Ollerton - cancelled
2b - Autograph for 11-16, Douglas Butler
2c - How's it Hanging IKB?, Peter Ransom
2d - Problem Solving Cards, Rachel Read
2e - A Low Bit-Rate Introduction to Information Theory, Richard Earl
2f - Mathematical Needs: Who and What? (The work of ACME) Jennie Goulding and Lynne McClure

After-dinner Lecture, Marcus du Sautoy

A Breakfast Problem.

3a - Classroom Mathematical Examples - Open or Closed Case, Ray Huntley
3b - The Year of the Olympic Games, so an Analysis of Some Simple Games, Tony Robin
3c - A Whistlestop Tour of Ideas in Number and Algebra, Rachel Read
3d - Autograph in the Classroom - Data Handling and Statistics, Alan Catley
3e - Facilitating Transition of Students from GCSE to A-Level Mathematics, Farzana Aslam
3f - Pretty Irrational, Ben Sparks
3g - Digital Technologies in Secondary Mathematics - How do They Do It in Other Countries?, Alison Clark-Wilson
3h - iPad in the Mathematics Classroom, Mark McCourt

4a - Turning the Tables, Andrew Jeffrey
4b - Let's Write a Textbook: Learning From Others, Tony Gardiner
4c - The Hidden Mathematics of Sport, Rob Eastaway
4d - Murder Most Mathematical, Jennie Goulding
4e - Surprising Stacks of Bottles, Michael Fox
4f - Animation, Iteration and Tool Making with dynamic geometry software, Lloyd Stagg
4g - Irrational Thoughts and Transcendental Meditations, Adam McBride

5a - My 6 Favourite KS2 Maths Lessons, Christopher Hallion
5b - Autograph in the Classroom - Algebra and Calculus, Alan Catley
5c - Drawing Graphs: skills for making the transition to undergraduate mathematics, Lara Alcock, et al
5d - StemNrich, Jenny Gage
5e - A Low Bit-Rate Introduction to Information Theory, Richard Earl
5f - NRich, Lynne McClure, et al
5g - Developments in Mathematics Assessment, Andrew Taylor
5h - Learning From Others: Good Practice in Primary Mathematics, Jane Jones

Presidential Address, Paul Andrews

6a - Paper Windmills, Emma Low and Maria McArdle
6b - Surprising Connections, David Acheson
6c - Stats Ideas - ideas for teaching statistical concepts, Sidney Tyrrell
6d - the Best of the Web on Computers and Mobiles, Douglas Butler
6e - Thinking on Your Feet, Danny Brown and Steven Alcorn
6f - How's it Hanging IKB?, Peter Ransom
6g - Learning from Hungary... Jenni Back

7a - ...And Maths, Andrew Jeffery
7b - So What About the Bottom Quartile of Learners?, Steve Chinn
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7f - Using ICT in A-Level Maths: Effective Tasks, Tom Button

8a - NRich, Lynne McClure, et al
8b - Developments in Mathematics Assessment, Andrew Taylor
8c - Autograph for 16 - 19, Douglas Butler
8d - Digital Technologies in Secondary Mathematics - How do They Do It in Other Countries?, Alison Clark-Wilson
8e - The Magic of Maths, Peter McOwan
8f - My 6 Favourite KS2 Maths Lessons, Christopher Hallion
8g - Stats Ideas - ideas for teaching statistical concepts, Sidney Tyrrell
8h - iPad in the Mathematics Classroom, Mark McCourt

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9c - Meet the Hookers, Jenny Orton, et al

9g - Facilitating Transition of Students from GCSE to A-Level Mathematics, Farzana Aslam