A lot of people seem to be doing a #Nurture1415 post – Sue Cowley (@Sue_Cowley on Twitter) has compiled a long list here. So here are my, hopefully short, 5 positives and 5 negatives. 5 Positives from 2014 I saw the final completion of my PhD in applied computational mathematics by graduating from The University […]

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to everyone who has taken the time to read my posts since I started this blog. I know they have been infrequent recently and I intend to post more often this year. People always mock me for my inability to colour very well, so here is a Christmas Calculated Colouring I did this […]

Why are there so few derivations in A Level Mathematics?

A thing I have noticed with the A Level textbooks (I use the Edexcel books published by Pearson) is that there are very few derivations of results, with them preferring to just present a formula for the student to use. I don’t understand why this is the case… I get that there is a lot […]