Mathsweek 2014

Mathsweek competition winners 2014:

Migail Silva: Firhouse Community College, Firhouse, Dublin 24

Anthony Ramirez : Marian College, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

Michael Kapllani: St. Paul’s CBS, North Brunswick Street, D7

Pepe Romev Fernandez :Ballinteer Community School, Ballinteer, Dublin 16

Katie Hynes: Mary Help of Christians GNS, Navan Road, Dublin 7

Matthew O’Shea: St. Mary’s College Junior School, Rathmines, D6

Jodie Fox: Christ the King GNS, Annaly Road, Cabra, Dublin 7

 

Information on Maths Week

School of Mathematical Sciences,

DIT, Kevin Street, Dublin 8

Maths Week (13th – 15th Oct 2014)

Monday 13th Oct

 

11.00 am – 2.00 pm

 

Number of stands with fun interactive demonstrations and competitions (before and after Maths Magic).

 

12.00 pm – 1.00 pm

“The Original Maths Magic Show” with Andrew Jeffrey

Andrew Jeffrey, aka The Mathemagician, is a teacher, lecturer, magician, and keynote speaker and has been described as a mathematical evangelist. He is the author of several books, including 'Be A Wizard With Numbers', 'Magic for Kids', '100 Top Tips for Top Maths Teachers', 'Top 20 Maths Displays', and the brand new 'Cool, Calm and Calculators.' A former vice-principal, Andrew travels Europe inspiring and entertaining teachers and students alike with his Magic of Maths shows. During his shows he does lots of interactive maths tricks, visual tricks, shapes, tricks with numbers etc. The shows are full of audience participation, lots of noise and are great fun.

 

Target audience:  Junior Certificate Cycle, Senior School.

 

Contact details:

Maev Maguire

School of Mathematical Sciences

01-4024610

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Wednesday 15th Oct

 

11.00 am – 2.00 pm

 

Number of stands with fun interactive demonstrations and competitions (before and after Murderous Maths).

 

12.00 – 1.00 pm

Murderous Maths with Kjartan Poskitt

 

Kjartan Poskitt is the author of Scholastic's "Murderous Maths" series which have sold over 1,500,000 copies world wide. His latest book "Everyday Maths For Grown Ups" is written to help adults who have never quite grasped how sums work!  Over the last 10 years he has entertained schools, teacher conferences and theatre audiences with items from his books including strange numbers, bizarre facts, tricks, predictions, flexagons and magic squares, and  he has presented numerous science and maths programmes for BBC TV.

 

Target audience:  Senior Primary Cycle, Primary School.

 

Contact details:

Maev Maguire

School of Mathematical Sciences

01-4024610

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