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Here you will find short articles accompanying links to the Times Educational Supplement maths education podcast Mathematips, hosted by our very own Lucy Rycroft-Smith. In these short podcasts, Lucy interviews expert researchers on one particular concept in mathematics education and asks how it might support the work of mathematics teachers. She also takes questions from Twitter, discusses career highlights of her guests, and tells a few custom mathematical jokes written by her and Darren Macey.
'How to give your pupils a deeper understanding of maths'
In the first episode of Tes' Mathematips podcast, Lucy Rycroft-Smith asks Margaret Brown about multiplicative reasoning.
'Could 'variation theory' improve your maths teaching?'
In the latest episode of Tes' Mathematips podcast, Lucy Rycroft-Smith talks variation theory with Anne Watson.
'Cambridge Mathematics, Setting, Times Tables and Anxiety'
Lucy Rycroft-Smith joins Craig Barton in this episode of the Mr Barton Maths Podcast.
'Why microworlds are essential for teaching maths'
In the latest instalment of the Mathematips podcast, Dame Celia Hoyles introduces the myriad benefits of microworlds.
'Could collaboration be key to better maths?'
In this Tes Mathematips podcast, Lucy Rycroft-Smith talks to Ems Lord about collaboration and the power of tinkering.
'The specific benefits of generalising about maths'
In the latest Tes Mathematips podcast, Lucy Rycroft-Smith talks to Dr Helen Drury about the great power of generalising.
'The magic of unitising in maths'
In the latest episode of the Mathematips podcast, Lucy Rycroft-Smith talks to Dr Debbie Morgan about units, algorithms and Numberblocks.