CM News - BETT Show Finalists Again + Our 10 Year Anniversary!

28th November 2015

We are pleased to announce that once again, ConquerMaths is a finalist in the prestigious BETTT awards, which each year recognises excellence in the relevant field of education.

This year we are finalists in the “ICT Tools for Learning, Teaching and Assessment (web-based) Category” and we...

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November Funnies - One Big Maths Fail

28th November 2015

When it comes to arguments on the internet, things can escalate quickly, especially it seems when maths is involved. That was the case for one woman who was in a “Yard Sale” group on Facebook where she was selling some laundry detergent. Once she listed two prices, things got a bit out of hand...

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The November 2015 Feedback And Reviews Conversation

23rd November 2015

Next month we will be commemorating 10 years of ConquerMaths! Wow, we can’t believe it, how time flies… After a year of operation we began asking our users to leave feedback on the program on our website and we immediately noticed that people did seem to feel rather strongly about...

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William The Maths Bear's 'Paws for Thought' November 2015

23rd November 2015

Hello Tiny Humans!

As a bear I feel I must share this new story with you! I read recently that the skull of the original Winnie The Pooh is going to be put on display at the Royal College of Surgeons Museum, the Hunterian. This is actually the skull of the black bear “Winnie” who was very...

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"A Being With A Mind" - The Incredible Life Story Of Emilie du Chatelet

12th November 2015

Many young women still see STEM subjects as “for boy’s” despite the overwhelming evidence showing this is nonsense. One of the worst fallacies of this mistaken perception is the apparent scarcity of female role models in STEM. So we thought we’d bring you the life stories of some incredible...

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October Maths Puzzler

30th October 2015

On our Facebook account we have started posting regular maths problems for people to solve... Most people do pretty well - how do you find this one?

Answers in the comments section please, let's see how well you know your maths!

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Half Term Learning - Avoiding Relegation

29th October 2015

Don’t underestimate the importance of the October half term.

It can be easy to underestimate the importance of the October half term. It’s early in the school year, and exams can often feel a long way away.

However, this is one of the most crucial periods for assessing and addressing...

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William The Maths Bear's Paws for Thought

29th October 2015

UPDATE: What a surprise! Maths gets it right again - the All Blacks win the 2015 Rugby World Cup! I had a wonderful time doing the Haka with them, and I'm so pleased they won, they deserved it.

Wow, October has been a bear-y busy month!

There is no doubt that the Rugby World Cup has...

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CM News - Important Updates And Changes To The HTML5 Student Area

29th October 2015

This month we have some important changes to both the teachers and the students HTML5 versions of the program. These are the changes to the students section. We are continually updating and refining the system to make it even easier for you to use, and we hope you like our home...

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CM News - Important Updates And Changes To The HTML5 Teachers Area

29th October 2015

This month we have some important changes and updates to both the teachers and the students HTML5 versions of the program. These are the changes to the teachers section. We are continually updating and refining the system to make it even easier for you to use and get more out of your admin...

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The October 2015 Feedback And Reviews Conversation

27th October 2015

Wow! We’re loving your feedback this month, thank you! Particular congratulations to Chloe who was home educated and now attends school a year ahead, to Hanniel who has mastered decimals, and definitely to Terry’s daughter who is now in the ‘Brilliant Club’. That’s wonderful Terry, tell her...

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Students Protest Unjust Dismissal Of Inspirational Maths Professor Whose Love Letter To Learning Went Viral

27th October 2015

UPDATE: This is the latest Tweet sent from Professor Coward's official Twitter account:

So the University's response is: No response. No reply. Nothing. Why the wall of silence?

 

We guess no news is good news?

We recently stumbled across a...

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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki: 'The Day My Daughter Said She Hated Computers'

21st October 2015


YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki

After celebrating the 6th Ada Lovelace Day this month, there was a real sense of change in the global perception of the female mathematician as a real force to be reckoned with.

The drive to encourage young women into mathematics and particularly into coding...

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October 2015 Funnies

9th October 2015

We will be featuring an article about how to avoid mathematical pitfalls and rip offs when doing your shopping next month, so we thought for this funnies section, in preparation we would bring you a painful collection of retail maths fails. Some of these are so obvious we can't imagine how...

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William The Maths Bear's 'Paws For Thought' September 2015

28th September 2015

Hello Tiny Humans!

What a month it has been! I am so, so excited about the recent NASA announcement about Mars. As a mathstronaut, and a Space Bear this has been the best month EVER!

Using an imaging spectrometer on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) NASA scientists have been...

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