# Blog posts

# Teachers' posts about Inquiry Maths

# Inquiry Maths posts

# Inquiry Maths in the classroom

Part 1: Slowing down

Part 2: Modelling and orchestrating

# Debates in mathematics education

Compares Naveen Rizvi's use of a prompt in Direct Instruction to inquiry.

Responds to Craig Barton's criticisms of Inquiry Maths in his first book.

Discusses Chris's blog post *We Don’t Know How To Teach Math.*

Reviews Andrew Day's book *Numberverse.*

**Part 1 **analyses the first appearance of mastery in the UK.

**Part 2 **reviews the NCETM's backing for mastery.

**The final part** replies to the NCETM's comments on part 2.

Review of the Inquiry and Mastery series: “This is a significant, must-read piece of writing which offers key ideas relating learning with problem solving.” **Mike Ollerton** (author of *Learning and Teaching Mathematics Without a Textbook*)

Compares the Shanghai model, promoted by the UK government since 2012, to inquiry learning.

Reviews a lesson taught in the UK by a teacher from Shanghai.

Discusses how the debate in 2013 between the UK education minister and Ken Robinson missed the point.