Mr Barton Maths Podcast

Mr Barton Maths Podcast


Latest Episodes

Ollie Lovell: relations, regulation, leadership & tools for teachers
April 01, 2022

Ollie Lovell is a maths teacher from sunny Australia. He is also a head of department, blogger, research ravager, pioneering podcaster, and best-selling author. He joins me to discuss the key ideas from his book: Tools for Teachers. We focus on two key ar

Introducing... Tips for Teachers!
March 25, 2022

This episode of the Mr Barton Maths Podcast is a taster of my new project: Tips for Teachers (check out the website here: tipsforteachers.co.uk ) Each episode of the Tips for Teachers podcast features a guest sharing 5 tips to improve any aspect of teachi

Adam Boxer: explanations, retrieval and maths & science working together
December 16, 2021

Adam Boxer is a science teacher, author and creator of Carousel Learning. He joins me to discuss the key ideas from his book: Teaching Secondary Science: a complete guide, including What makes a good explanation? What role does silence play in Adam’s less

Dan Draper: Overlearning and conceptual leaps
October 21, 2021

I have been a big fan of Dan’s work for a few years now. Along with last episode’s guest, Paul Rowlandson, Dan’s blog is one of the few I have notifications on for new posts because I find it essential reading. I love the way Dan reflects on his thinking

Paul Rowlandson: Getting mixed up with interleaving
September 27, 2021

Paul is a maths teacher with a strong interest in research - so much so that he is now embarking upon a doctorate. He also holds the prestigious title of being Jo Morgan’s favourite maths blogger. In this conversation we discuss Paul's research into Inter

Jo Morgan - depth and sequencing of the maths curriculum
September 13, 2021

Jo is a legend of the maths teaching community. Her website, resourceaholic, is the go-to site for many teachers to find hand-picked, curated, top-quality resources and her Maths Gems series of posts are a must read for the latest mathematical gold out th

Tom Harbour: engaging parents in their children's learning
July 18, 2021

Tom is the CEO at Learning with Parents. Regular listeners might recall that I was lucky enough to attend Tom’s session at the virtual MA conference earlier this year, and I loved it. The session was all about how schools can engage parents in their child

Research in Action 19: Teaching mixed-attainment with Tom Francome
July 12, 2021

This is an episode from season 2 of the Research in Action mini series, where I interview a researcher from the Mathematics Education Centre at Loughborough University about their chosen area of interest, and the implications for maths teaching and learni

Research in Action 18: Comparative judgement with Ian Jones
July 05, 2021

This is an episode from season 2 of the Research in Action mini series, where I interview a researcher from the Mathematics Education Centre at Loughborough University about their chosen area of interest, and the implications for maths teaching and learni

Research in Action 17: Executive function with Camilla Gilmore
June 28, 2021

This is an episode from season 2 of the Research in Action mini series, where I interview a researcher from the Mathematics Education Centre at Loughborough University about their chosen area of interest, and the implications for maths teaching and learni