“…an eye-opener and really helped show the fun & usefulness of trig!”
– Parent of Participant in The Mathematics of Measuring the Solar System.
Tags: course, mathematics, online, STEM, workshop
“OK: hands up everyone who at some point during the last teaching year has heard the question above from a student in one of their classes?”
Tags: education, mathematics, teaching, writing
My first assignment for my MA in Education (module: International Perspectives on Education) was to produce an infographic looking at an aspect of education in another country. See the result here!
Tags: academic, education, MA, mathematics, research, study, teaching
In December 2020 I wrote and delivered a Christmas-themed online workshop for Potential Plus UK.
Tags: Christmas, mathematics, online, seasonal
Shortly before leaving Bletchley Park I recorded an interview with Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett for the Mathematical Objects podcast, hosted by the Aperiodical.
Tags: cryptography, enigma, interview, mathematics, museums, online, podcast
I wrote a puzzle for the National Cipher Challenge website!
Tags: cryptography, digital, mathematics, online, puzzle
In a half-hour stint as part of a 24-hour maths marathon I demonstrate my trick “the power of five” and explain how it works.
Tags: Calculation, mathematics, Number, Numeracy, Video, YouTube
“The highlight of the day followed – a presentation by Thomas Briggs”
– Stephanie Webb
Tags: mathematics, teacher training, workshop
“Tom has that rare gift of being able to communicate and explain difficult concepts”
Tags: mathematics, teaching