I had so much fun last week filming for "The Great Big Maths & Science Gameshow". The event, part of the IF Oxford - Oxford Science & Ideas Festival was hosted by Oxford maths tutor Dr Tom Crawford. The teams were me, my fellow Maths Appeal podcast co-host Bobby Seagull and in opposition Institute of Mathematics and its Applications President Dr Nira Chamberlain & science communicator Sophie Ward. This... Continue Reading →

# Tom Rocks Maths Appeal – Countdown Special (Part 2)

The second part of the Tom Rocks Maths Appeal Countdown Special is out now! In part one, Team Maths Appeal (me and Bobby Seagull) had the pleasure of assisting our friend and YouTuber, Dr Tom Crawford aka Tom Rock Maths to host a special maths themed Countdown quiz show. For people who don’t know, Countdown is a daytime words and numbers TV quiz show... Continue Reading →

# Tom Rocks Maths Appeal – Countdown Special

If you’re a fan of Channel 4’s Countdown you are going to LOVE this! The brilliant Dr Tom Crawford aka Tom Rock Maths hosted a special Countdown style show and Team Maths Appeal (me and my pal Bobby Seagull), had the pleasure of being his sidekicks. In this special maths themed Countdown show, legendary former champions... Continue Reading →

# #MegaFavNumbers, what is yours?

A bunch of Maths YouTubers have come together to make videos about their favourite numbers bigger than one million, which we are calling #MegaFavNumbers… and team Maths Appeal (me and Bobby Seagull) have joined the maths party! The Maths Appeal MegaFavNumber is 1,111,111. Check out our video to find out why… https://youtu.be/z6Bke6nA4Ww This great project was started by Maths YouTube heavyweights Matt Parker and James... Continue Reading →

# Tom Rocks Maths Appeal Series One

So our first series of the Tom Rocks Maths Appeal teaching videos is complete and available on YouTube now. These videos are a collaborative project between team Maths Appeal (me and Bobby Seagull) and University of Oxford mathematician, Dr Tom Crawford (aka Tom Rocks Maths). We explore and teach mathematics topics from the GCSE Maths syllabus in a light-hearted and fun way. We aim to show the... Continue Reading →

# Tom Rocks Maths Appeal Video 6 – Probability Trees Diagrams

Lesson 6 in our new Tom Rocks Maths Appeal YouTube series is OUT NOW! Team Maths Appeal (me and Bobby Seagull) have joined forces with the University of Oxford mathematician, Dr Tom Crawford (aka Tom Rocks Maths) to explore and teach topics from the GCSE Maths syllabus. We aim to show the world that maths is accessible to everyone! https://youtu.be/_qe-azCzIVQ In this episode you will learn how to use probability... Continue Reading →

# Tom Rocks Maths Appeal Video 5 – Trigonometry

Lesson 5 in our new Tom Rocks Maths Appeal YouTube series is OUT NOW! Team Maths Appeal (me and Bobby Seagull) have joined forces with the University of Oxford mathematician, Dr Tom Crawford (aka Tom Rocks Maths) to explore and teach topics from the GCSE Maths syllabus. We aim to show the world that maths is accessible to everyone! https://youtu.be/eWvMIe7foyk In this episode you will learn the values for... Continue Reading →

# Tom Rocks Maths Appeal Video 4 – Straight Line Graphs

Lesson 4 in our new Tom Rocks Maths Appeal YouTube series is OUT NOW! Team Maths Appeal (me and Bobby Seagull) have joined forces with the University of Oxford mathematician, Dr Tom Crawford (aka Tom Rocks Maths) to explore and teach topics from the GCSE Maths syllabus. We aim to show the world that maths is accessible to everyone! https://youtu.be/irwnZLuiL5U In this episode you will learn how to calculate... Continue Reading →

# Tom Rocks Maths Appeal Video 3 – Volume of Prisms

Lesson 3 in our new Tom Rocks Maths Appeal YouTube series is OUT NOW! Team Maths Appeal (me and Bobby Seagull) have joined forces with the University of Oxford mathematician, Dr Tom Crawford (aka Tom Rocks Maths) to explore and teach topics from the GCSE Maths syllabus. We aim to show the world that maths is accessible to everyone! https://youtu.be/7OCgHfAua6Q In this episode you will learn the... Continue Reading →

# Maths Appeal Puzzle Solving Video #7 – ‘Distance Time’ Puzzle Solution

The Maths Appeal Puzzle Solving YouTube video series with me and the brilliant Bobby Seagull aims to improve the mathematical resilience in children and adults by showing that doing maths puzzles can be fun. Our 10-15 minute videos are designed to support students, parents and teachers think about and practice strategies for puzzle solving in a light-hearted and enjoyable way. In our videos... Continue Reading →