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Doug Buchanan's Maths Puzzling

Doug Buchanan engages and challenges early second level students with maths puzzles and activities.
What
  • Secondary
  • Location: Connacht
When Oct 17, 2013
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Where National University of Ireland, Galway, Cairnes Lecture Theatre
Contact Name
Attendees 1st - 2nd Year, Secondary School.
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These presentations give the young mathematicians the opportunity to solve various puzzles working in pairs or small groups. It gives them the chance to collaborate and also allows them to stretch their mathematical skills.

Doug Buchanan joined the staff of  Eagle House School, Sandhurst, Berkshire in 1981. He subsequently spent 29 years teaching there, becoming head of the mathematics department in 1988 and  also became deputy head concentrating on the curriculum. He retired from full time teaching in July 2010 but continues as an active inspector for the Independent Schools Inspectorate. He was instrumental in the establishment of the’ Maths Challenge’ events and more details on his work can be seen at http://www.dcbeagle.com/index.htm.