Episode Eleven:

Episode Eleven: How do you solve a problem like...High Quality Mathematics Curricula? (Part 1)

In this episode, I'm joined by Christopher Such as we sit down to hash out what we mean by curriculum, how we'd approach their selection or, heaven forbid, design and what we should be aiming to provide less experienced teachers with as part of our efforts to ensure our pupils receive the quality of mathematics education we hope they all will.

 

Episode Eleven: How do you solve a problem like...High Quality Mathematics Curricula? (Part 1)

What ya reading for? 

Chris: The Ascent of Man by Jacob Bronowski and Models, Metaphors, Examples and Instruction by Mark McCourt

Kieran:  Prisoners of Geography by Tim Marshall


What do we mean by curriculum in terms of this discussion?

Should schools attempt to build maths curricula from scratch?


What are your guiding principles for assessing the efficacy of a curriculum (or creating your own) and what do you seek to avoid when bringing in a curriculum?


What is the minimum that teachers should have provided for them by a school when they come to teach maths in a given year group?

Honourable mentions: 

Principled Curriculum Design - Dylan Wiliam

Thinking Deeply about Textbook Selection

Learning Trajectories - Douglas Clements and Julie Sarama

I See Problem Solving - Gareth Metcalf

White Rose SoL

Complete Maths

Testbase

Season Two, Episode One: 9am, Saturday April 17th