Wednesday, 5 May 2010

Electoral Disappointment

I've just got off the phone to Manchester Council. It turns out that members of the public can't be present to witness either the count of votes or the declaration of results. I'm disappointed and rather flabbergasted. Doesn't that seem odd? I would have liked to take my son in to see democracy in action. Turns out democracy doesn't let me.

Tuesday, 4 May 2010

Monday, 3 May 2010

Inspirational Maths TED Talk

I highly recommend anyone interesting in teaching mathematics to watch this fantastic TED talk by Dan Meyer.

UK Election Party Quiz

I've just done a very interesting online quiz to figure out which party most closely matches your views in the forthcoming UK general election. In reality I'm a single issue voter about freedom in home education...i.e. I'm voting not-Labour.