Wednesday 7th of April 2021 - Live Webinar

Part of the Easter Online Jamboree Event 2021

About The Event

Join us as we explore the algebra and proof hidden behind a host of mathematical magic tricks. In this session you’ll learn how to amaze your friends and family, impress people at parties- or at the very least, discover engaging ways of teaching algebra!

This event will be held between 10:00 - 11:30 (BST) on Wednesday the 7th of April 2021.

About the Speakers

Michael Anderson

Michael AndersonMichael Anderson is a Mathematics Subject Specialist for STEM Learning. Based at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, he supports the programme of secondary mathematics curriculum  support resources, projects and CPD available at the centre.

Over the past 12 years Michael has taught mathematics in a number of schools both in Leeds and in New Zealand, and held a variety of positions in maths departments and within the wider school.

Areas of interest include teaching for problem solving, using manipulatives in the classroom, and making use of mathematics to support learning across the STEM subjects.

You can find Michael on Twitter as @STEMLearning_MA

Steve Lyon

Steve LyonSteve Lyon taught mathematics for over 25 years in a variety of secondary schools, all abilities and age ranges up to further mathematics. After being head of mathematics at a mathematics and computing school, he became an advanced skills teacher working in primary and secondary schools in York. He is now the mathematics lead at STEM Learning where he plans and deliver CPD, working with teachers of mathematics. He also leads courses exploring the teaching of mathematics in science and technology lessons. He is also the level 3 lead for the Yorkshire ridings Maths Hub.

You can find Steve on Twitter as @SteveJLyon

The STEM Learning team are also on Twitter as @STEMLearningUK


This webinar is for 2020/21 Scholars and Alumni only. Online bookings closes at 23:59 on Wednesday the 31st of March 2021.

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