- Room 105, Nancy Astor Building, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA
- ray.huntley@plymouth.ac.uk

###### Profiles

# Dr Ray Huntley

### Invigilator/Senior Invigilator

### Academic, Corporate and Commercial Events (Academic Registry)

## Biography

Biography

Lecturer in Mathematics Education

### Qualifications

1984 BEd - Chelmer Institute of Higher Education

1990 Diploma in Mathematics Education - Anglia Higher Education Institute

2003 MA - Anglia Ruskin University

2005 PGCHE - University of Gloucestershire

2011 EdD - University of Gloucestershire

2011 Chartered Mathematics Teacher

Taught in 6 primary schools from 1984-1999, including 5 in Essex and one in Melbourne, Australia.

Headteacher of Roxwell CE Primary, Chelmsford 2000-2002

Lecturer in Mathematics Education:

2002-2004 Anglia Ruskin University

2004-2012 University of Gloucestershire

2012-2016 Brunel University

### Professional membership

Mathematical Association (Teaching Committee 2008-16, Primary Sub-committee 2006-present, MA Council 2016-present)

Secretary and Treasurer of the Gloucestershire Mathematical Association branch (2009-12)

Association of Teachers of Mathematics (2002-present, General Council 2014-16)

Association of Mathematics Education Teachers (2004-2010, 2015-present)

British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics (2002-present)

British Educational Research Association (2003-2011)

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2011-present)

Chartered Mathematics Teacher (2011-present)

Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (2013)

## Teaching

Teaching

### Teaching interests

Mathematics and Mathematics Education (Primary and Secondary)

Primary Teacher Education

### Staff serving as external examiners

2012-2015 Durham University

2014-2017 University of Cumbria

2015-2019 Edinburgh University

## Research

Research

### Research interests

Teaching and Learning of mathematics.

Primary and secondary mathematics.

Primary and secondary teacher education.

### Research degrees awarded to supervised students

2012 – 2016 Jeffery Quaye – Exploring Students’ Attitudes Towards Mathematics and Mathematical

Achievement in Secondary Schools in England: The Role of Social Class, Gender and Ethnicity

## Publications

Publications

Huntley, R. and Richards, A. (2015) Using a Precision Teaching Approach to Increase Pupils’ Knowledge of Multiplication Facts, International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning (submitted for review to the International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning)

Huntley, R. (2015) Mathematical beliefs of pre-service teachers in the first year of higher education. Journal for Mathematics Teacher Education. (submitted for review, in process for resubmission).

Smith, M. and Huntley, R. (2015) Teaching and Assessing Primary Mathematics: Assessment without Levels, Mathematics Teaching, 249, November 2015, Derby, ATM.

Huntley, R. (2015) A Delegate’s Experience at the MA Conference 2015, MA News, No.158.

Huntley, R. (2013) Pre-Service Primary Teachers Choice of Mathematical Examples: Formative Analysis of Lesson Plan Data, in Steinle, V., Ball, L. and Bardini, C. (2013) (Eds) Mathematics Education: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Melbourne, pp.394-401.

Huntley, R. and Edwards, J. (2013) Reflective Practitioners for Lifelong Learning in Hyde, R. and Edwards, J. (2013)(Eds) Mentoring Mathematics Teachers, Abingdon, Routledge.

Huntley, R. (2012) Schools Doing Mathematics Together, Primary Mathematics, Vol.16 (3), pp.9-11.

Huntley, R. (2012) What do Children Make of School Mathematics? Primary Mathematics, Vol.16 (3), p.23.

Huntley, R. (2012) The Poisoned Chocolate Game Revisited, Mathematics in Schools, Vol.41 (4), pp.2-3.

Huntley, R. (2012) Subject Management of the Olympics, Primary Mathematics, Vol.16 (1), pp.18-19.

Huntley, R. (2011) Lower Attaining Primary Trainees’ Choice of Examples: The Cases of Naomi and Victor, Proceedings of the British Society for Research in to Learning Mathematics, Vol.31 (3) pp.77-82.

Huntley, R. (2011) Researching Primary Trainees’ Choice of Examples: The Findings, Proceedings of the British Society for Research in to Learning Mathematics, Vol.31 (2), pp.31-36.

(1 citation)

Huntley, R. (2009) Researching primary trainees’ choice of examples: early findings, Research in Mathematics Education, Vol.11(3) , pp.195-196.

Huntley, R. (2009) Another Fly on the Wall, Primary Mathematics, Vol.13(3), pp.20-22.

Huntley, R. (2009) Musca Domestica on the Vertical Building Support: Clarity in Mathematical Vocabulary for Trainee Teachers, Primary Mathematics, Vol.13(2), p.14.

Huntley, R. and Jeffery, A. (2009) The London 2012 Olympic Games, Primary Subjects 5, London, CfSA.

Huntley, R. (2009) 21st Century ICT – Defending the Wagon Train, Sharing Good Practice, 66, pp.4-5. Ictopus

Huntley, R. (2008) Researching Primary Trainees’ Choice of Examples: Some Early Analysis of Data’, Proceedings of the British Society for Research in to Learning Mathematics, Vol.27 (3), pp.42-47.

(2 citations)

Huntley, R. (2008) View from a Conference, Primary Mathematics, Vol.12(2), pp.29-30.

Huntley, R. (2008) Assessment in Mathematics, Teaching and Learning, 27, pp.13-15.

Huntley, R. (2008) Sport versus Probability: Dice Simulation of Australian Rules Football, Primary Mathematics, Vol.12(1), pp.14-15.

Huntley, R. and Moseley, C. (2008) Making Every Child Count, Primary Subjects 1, London, CfSA.

Huntley, R. (2007) Research Digest – Measures, Mathematics Coordinator File 26, London, pfp.

Huntley, R. (2006) Research Digest – Problem Solving, Mathematics Coordinator File 23, London, pfp.

Huntley, R. (2006) Research Digest – Low Attainers and Mixed Ability, Mathematics Coordinator File 22, London, pfp.

Huntley, R. (2006) An Evaluation of Primary Trainees’ Views of the Subject Knowledge Audit Process, Proceedings of the British Society for Research in to Learning Mathematics, Vol.25 (3).

(3 citations)

Huntley, R. (2006) Research Digest – Shape and Space, Mathematics Coordinator File 21, London, pfp.

Huntley, R. (2005) Developing the Reflective Teaching Approach, Education 3-13, Vol.31(3), pp.20-25.

(4 citations)

Huntley, R. (2004) Now That’s Magic! Maths in Schools, Vol.33 (4), September 2004, p.25.

Huntley, R. (2004) Mathematical Beliefs of Trainee Teachers during the First Year of Higher Education, Proceedings of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, Vol.24 (2), pp.27-32.

Huntley, R. (2004) Into the Deep End, Primary Mathematics, Vol.8 (1), pp.25-27.

Huntley, R. (2004) Exploring a Mental Squaring Method, Mathematics Teaching 186, March 2004, p31.

Huntley, R. (2003) The Poisoned Chocolate Game, Maths in Schools, Vol.32 (2), pp.40-41.

Huntley, R. (1997) ‘Hexagon’, in Blinko, J. (ed.) What Shall We Do with the Rest of the Class…in Maths? Chelmsford, Anglia Polytechnic University.

## Personal

Personal

### Conferences organised

Huntley, R. (2013) Pre-Service Primary Teachers Choice of Mathematical Examples: Formative Analysis of Lesson Plan Data, Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, July 2013, University of Melbourne.

Huntley, R. (2011) Lower Attaining Primary Trainees’ Choice of Examples: The Cases of Naomi and Victor, Day Conference of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, November 2011, University of Oxford.

Huntley, R. (2011) Researching Primary Trainees’ Choice of Examples: Key Findings, Day Conference of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, June 2011, University of Leeds.

Huntley, R. (2008) Researching Primary Trainees’ Choice of Examples: Some Early Analysis of Data, Day Conference of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, November 2008, King’s College, London.

Huntley, R. (2005) An Evaluation of Primary Trainees’ Views of the Subject Knowledge Audit Process, Day Conference of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, November 2005, University College of St.Martin’s, Lancaster.

Huntley, R. (2004) Mathematical Beliefs of Trainee Teachers during the First Year of Higher Education, 30th Annual Conference of the British Educational Research Association, 15-18th September 2004, UMIST, Manchester.

Huntley, R. (2004) Mathematical Beliefs of Trainee Teachers during the First Year of Higher Education, Day Conference of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 12th June 2004, University of Leeds.

### Other academic activities

‘Statistics in Sport’, Royal Institution Summer School, London, August 19th 2016.

‘Fun with Fibonacci’, Royal Institution Summer School, London, August 19th 2016.

‘The Frogs problem’, Royal Institution Summer School, London, August 18th 2016.

‘Supporting reasoning and problem solving in KS3’, At BBO Maths Hub Conference, Holiday Inn, High Wycombe, June 23rd 2016.

‘Frogs and other activities’, Royal Institution Maths Masterclass, Ernest Bevin College, London, June 23rd 2016.

‘Inspiring primary teaching’ (keynote), ‘Primary Mathematics’, Primary Conference, Bath Spa University, April 23rd 2016.

‘Fun with Fibonacci’, Royal Institution Maths Masterclass, Wycombe High School, March 9th 2016

‘Statistics in Sport’, Royal Institution Maths Masterclass, Harry Gosling School, London, February 2nd 2016.

‘Developing Problem Solving and Reasoning’, ATM Bath Branch Meeting, Bath Spa, November 10th 2015.

‘Mastering Problem Solving and Reasoning’, Primary Maths PD Day, Wycombe High School, November 7th 2015.

‘Statistics in Sport’, Royal Institution Summer School, London, August 28th 2015.

‘The Frogs problem’, Royal Institution Summer School, London, August 27th 2015.

‘Supporting reasoning and problem solving in KS3’, At BBO Maths Hub Conference, ‘Changing Curriculum: Challenges and Opportunities’, Holiday Inn, High Wycombe, June 23rd 2015.

‘A Fresh Slice of Pie?’, At MA Conference, ‘Fluency and Understanding – A Mathematically Balanced World’, Keele University, April 10th 2015.

‘Adapting tasks to offer more mathematical thinking opportunities’, At ATM Conference, ‘Thinking Mathematically’, Staverton Park Conference Centre, Daventry, March 30th 2015.

‘Statistics in Sport’, Primary Mathematics Masterclass, Royal Institution, October 18th 2014 and March 21st 2015

‘Problem solving activities’, At The Mathematical Association Primary Professional Development Day, High Wycombe, November 9th 2013.

‘Embedding problem solving in teaching and learning at KS2’, At North Lincolnshire Maths Conference, ‘Improving Outcomes and Making Learning Maths Memorable’, September 2nd, 2013.

‘Tales of Favourite Mathematical Curiosities’, At MA Conference, ‘Telling the Great Stories of Mathematics’, Loughborough University, April 4th, 2013.

‘Developing an online Coding Manual for the Knowledge Quartet: An International Project’, At BSRLM Conference, Cambridge University, Nov.18th 2012.

‘Representations in Mathematics: Lining Teaching and Research’, Professional Development Day Conference: ‘Developing the use of visual representations in primary mathematics classrooms, St. Hild & St. Bede College, Durham University, June 28th 2012

‘Doing mathematics together’, At MA Conference, ‘Learning from Others’, Keele University, April 2012

‘Teach Maths? Do Maths!’ At Marches MA/ATM Branch, Much Wenlock, Oct.3rd 2011.

‘Problem Solving’ At Year 10 Enrichment Day, Cheltenham Ladies’ College, July 1st 2011.

‘Mathematical examples – an open or closed case?’ At MA Conference, ‘The Big Picture’, Loughborough University, April 2011.

‘Activities in Mathematical Thinking’ At ATM, Rednock School, Dursley, Feb.5th 2011

‘Cognitively Rich Starting Points – CriSPs’ At Marches MA/ATM Branch, Much Wenlock, Oct.2nd 2010

‘People Maths - Seeking Submerged Treasure’ At MA Conference, ‘Sailing Through Mathematics’,

Loughborough University, April 2006.

### Additional information

Member of Gorsley Baptist Chapel 2005-present, Church Secretary 2011-12, Audio-Visual Team 2005-9, Worship Team Drummer 2008-13

Member at Gateway Church Swindon 2013-15, Audio-Visual Team 2014.

Attending Morice Baptist Church, North Prospect, Plymouth 2017-present

Member of Aston Ingham Tennis Club, Herefordshire (2005-14)

Member of Purton Tennis Club, Wiltshire (2015-16)

Football referee for school and youth teams (1978-2014)

‘Midlife’ band member (drummer) (2008-13) - looking for a new band!

Media

YouTube: ‘ATM People – Why be a Member?’ https://twitter.com/ATMMathematics/status/611151784657186816

BBC Radio Gloucestershire: ‘Morning Thoughts’, Mark Cummings Breakfast Show, interview with Claire Carter, September 19-23, 2011.

YouTube: ‘Meet the Mathematicians’, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7N9tOPDCW-Y&NR=1

YouTube: ‘The Best Mathematics Ever’, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3g0Tt5bYFqI&feature=related

BEAM: DVD Teaching Year 2 and Staff INSET at Kates Hill Primary School, Dudley, October 22nd 2010.

BBC Radio Gloucestershire: Interview on the Japanese Sudoku Puzzle, July 15th, 2005.

BBC Radio 5: ‘Aerodynamics of boomerangs’, Danny Baker Show, August 1990.