With all these advancements in technology in the past years, learning or teaching mathematics can be even more accessible to the general public. There are a lot of Apps that help with different aspects of mathematics, from easy practice with basic operations to more complex branches like probability. In this post, I will share my... Continue Reading →

I have decided to start another type of posts recently. These are mostly related to learning and teaching mathematics. With all this technology around us, it was just obvious that people will start to find new interesting ways to teach mathematics, help and inspire pupils everywhere around the glob. The best thing is that everyone,... Continue Reading →

At the start of the school year I have asked all my classes the following question: "what is mathematics?". I didn't expect much, but I was curious what children of ages 11 - 14 think about this. From my point of view this question doesn't have an exact answer yet. There are still many mathematicians... Continue Reading →

In the next days you will see more posts on Blaise Pascal and his work. Hope you will enjoy them as much as I enjoyed doing some research on him and his work. For this post I decided to share with you some great articles about Pascal's Triangle and how you can use it in... Continue Reading →

By now, you should know I have been trying to post about different Kickstarter campaigns that are related to mathematics. So, today I wanted to post about another great project.  The project I am talking about is called Math Renaissance: A Book for Parents and Teachers. For this project, the title says a lot. It... Continue Reading →

In Scotland, the school year finishes at the end of May and then at the beginning of June they start the next school year. For me it was a little counter intuitive first, but I am going with the flow on this aspect. Anyway, in the last lesson I had with some of my S1... Continue Reading →

After Christmas, I dropped the BOMB ^_^ Yes, I am making online courses and I offer them free on this website: Online Courses from LThMath. Since I have posted this news I got a lot of questions about this whole idea and I thought it will be just appropriate to answer them in a blog... Continue Reading →

Recently I did one similar post with gift ideas for mathematicians and it was fun making it. Therefor, I thought I would do one for teachers, now that I am one. Hope you will enjoy it: 1. Stationery. I never believed I would become so obsessed with stationery before. They kind of looked good before, but... Continue Reading →

This week I had my first parents' evening and writing about it while it is fresh in my mind is the best thing. This post is going to be similar to my post 10 Things I've learnt in my First Term of Teaching. So, let us start... 1. The stress is real. The truth is, I... Continue Reading →