‘I’m a maths lecturer – and I had to get my children to teach me’

Interesting article on The Guardian recently looking at Home Schooling (more on that later) and the ways in which three ‘experts’ had coped with it, or more accurately what they had learnt from it.

Read it if you get a chance but as far as the Maths goes: this is the result of the UK basing itself on Singapore Maths, which based itself on The Cockcroft Report, without actually understanding it. As the Cockcroft Report was based pretty much around a lifetimes work by my father and god father there does seem a pretty easy way to resolve this: come and talk to us!