Collected here is my writing that comes under the 'mathematics education' banner.
(My 'straight mathematics' writing can be found here.)

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The Type One/Type Two Error Blues
Teaching Statistics, Volume 19 Number 3 pg 77, 1997
(with a related letter from Professor Louis Pingel in the following issue
reprinted HERE with his kind permission.)

Finding Patterns in Simultaneous Equations
Mathematics Teaching, No 168, pg 10, Sept 1999

The Birthday Problem Revisited
Teaching Statistics, Volume 21 Number 3, pg 78, 1999

Power to the People
Mathematics Teaching,No 183, pg 22, June 2003

Phi oh Phi oh Phi...
Mathematics Teaching, No 192, pg 36, Sept 2005

Correlation Street

A collection of stories from my classroom that ran as a bi-monthly column
from December 2005 to November 2008 in Mathematics Teaching.

Some of these stories together with new ones
appeared in the Times Educational Supplement from 2011 to 2015.

Many of these pieces were gathered together into Denominator, a book available below.

Theory Into Practice Goes Exactly
Mathematics Teaching, No 201, March 2007

What are you implying?
Mathematics in School, Volume 36 Number 2, March 2007

Risps
A Collection of Forty Open-ended Investigative Activities for the A Level Pure Mathematics Classroom
www.risps.co.uk

This collection became a bi-monthly column from March 2009 to November 2011 in Mathematics Teaching.

Risps have also been published in other journals;

Risp 8, Venn diagrams, Losanges, No 6, Oct-Dec 2009
Risp 37, Parabolic clues, Losanges, No 8, April/May 2010
Risp 31, Constructing log equations, Losanges, No 9, August 2010
Risp 3, Brackets out, brackets in, Association de Professeurs de mathematiques de l’enseignement public, Plot, No 38, 2012

Art by Numbers: a collaboration between an Art Department and a Maths Department
Journal of Mathematics and the Arts, Volume 3, Number 3, 2009

Perfect Halving, Bicimals and a Toad-In-The-Hole
with Mike Ollerton
Mathematics Teaching, No 232, Jan 2013

Mini-Theorems
Mathematics Teaching, No 234, May 2013

Value-added or value-taken away?
Mathematics in School, Volume 42 Number 4, September 2013

How Likely is Equally Likely?
Mathematics in School, Volume 42 Number 5, November 2013

Making Statistics Vital
A Collection of Forty Activities for the A Level Statistics Classroom
www.making-statistics-vital.co.uk

The Sifter
Mathematics in School, Volume 43 Number 2, March 2014

Mathematics and Madness
Mathematics in School

The Beauty of Mathematics
Times Educational Supplement

Mini-theorems
Mathematics Teaching No

Bath Mat versus Bar Mat
with Colin Foster
Mathematics Teaching, No 241, July 2014

Carom
Mathematics in School

Carom
A Collection of Forty Activities bridging from the A Level Pure Mathematics Classroom to University Maths.
www.carom-maths.co.uk

Posters 1 and Posters 2
Mathematics Teaching

A Conversation concerning Online Tutoring
Mathematics Teaching

Valuing Values
Mathematics Teaching

Five textbooks co-written/edited 2016-2018

AQA Further Mechanics; Hodder Education
AQA Further Statistics; Hodder Education
CIE Further Pure; HarperCollins
AQA Further Pure AS; Hodder Education
CIE Statistics 1; HarperCollins

Journal Addresses

Teaching Statistics
An International Journal for Teachers

Mathematics Teaching
A Journal of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics

Mathematics in School
A Journal of The Mathematical Association

PLOT
Association de Professeurs de mathematiques de l’enseignement public

Losanges
Societe belge des professeurs de mathe´matique d'expression francaise

Journal of Mathematics and the Arts
A journal that focuses on connections between mathematics and the arts.

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