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Convincing Yourself, Convincing Others

This session will offer children an opportunity to work collaboratively and to improve their powers of persuasion. We will take a look at intriguing and thought-provoking problem that will challenge them to notice patterns and develop convincing arguments.
Level: suggested age range 9-11

Charlie has over 20 years experience in mathematics education. He taught maths for 9 years in comprehensive schools, progressing to become Head of Department, before taking up a post, which he held for a further 9 years, as a Lecturer in Mathematics Education in the School of Education, University of Cambridge, co-ordinating and examining the Maths PGCE course. He then returned to secondary maths teaching before joining the NRICH team within the Millennium Mathematics Project in 2000 as a Senior Research Associate.


Charlie Gilderdale | talks


Date and Time:

2 March 2005 at 2:30 pm


1 hour



Centre for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge
Wilberforce Road
01223 766839

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Admission to the lecture is free but by ticket only – for tickets please contact
Alison Boyle, Millennium Mathematics Project, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge CB3 0WA (01223 766839) or email mmp@maths.cam.ac.uk

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