50 Mathematical Quotations

Wall display featuring 50 quotes about mathematics. Editable PowerPoint (download first!): … (note: to edit the text, you will have to either convert to a different font, or download it from …) Original…

Mathematicians of the World

UPDATE: Version 2 now available at the link below: Version 2 A wall display consisting of 42 mathematicians from across 6 continents, 23 countries, and a period of 25 centuries. Editable PPT (download…

The History and Future of Mathematics

This will be fleshed out in a full blog post soon. But until then, here are the slides from my talk at MathsConf25 on ‘The History and Future of Mathematics’. Editable PowerPoint:

Parametric Equations

This is a fun introduction to Parametric Equations, looking at the title sequence made by Saul Bass and John Whitney for the film Vertigo. This was (possibly) the first instance of computer animation…

Solving Equations – The History

This is a series of slides I’ve used to (re-)introduce equations, giving a bit of the historical background of the equals sign and the first equation ever to be solved (kinda)! Tweet thread:…

Dotty Areas

These are some tasks (inspired by the likes of Don Steward, Helen Konstantine and Professor Smudge) that aim to develop an understanding of area through shapes on dotty grids. These allow for loads…

Sine Rule?

A simple and rather open-ended task that invites a number of different approaches. Original tweet:

Exam Timing

Why is timing important? The STEP papers are 3 hours long, which may be the longest exams you’ve taken up to this point. They are also open ended, with no specific number of…