|Department:||Children, Education and Communities|
|Current position:||Senior Lecturer in Primary Mathematics and PGCE Professional Practice Coordinator|
|Location:||Ormskirk Main Campus, Faculty of Education|
- Year 6 Primary School Teacher in NW from 2006 to 2010.
- Key Stage 1 Leader 2010 – 2013.
- Part-time secondment at Edge Hill University teaching on the Maths Specialist Teacher programme, 2012 -2013.
- Mathematics Subject Leader 2017 to date.
- BSc Business Studies, Lancaster University – 1999 to 2002.
- MSc Media Production and Distribution, Lancaster University – 2002 to 2003.
- PGCE Primary, Edge Hill University – 2005 – 2006.
- Maths Specialist Teacher Programme, Manchester Metropolitan University 2010 to 2012.
- PgCERT – Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Edge Hill University 2013 to 2015.
- MSc Education (Mathematics), 2017
Interests and Achievements
David has has worked for Pearson marking writing, reading and spelling, punctuation and grammar Key Stage 2 Tests. More recently he has worked for the NfER in their coding of Key Stage 2 mathematics assessment materials.
Achievements – Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Research interests – David has interests in Lesson Study as a strategy for professional development and the use of calculators in the primary school classroom. David intends to begin a PhD focusing on effective pedagogy in the teaching of multiplication.
Refereed journal article:
Boorman, D (2015) ‘Should Primary School Children be ‘Calculator Aware’ or ‘Calculator Beware’?’ TEAN, 7 (1), pp. 74 – 86.
David presented initial lesson study findings at the 2015 BERA conference, Belfast. The presentation focus was on the impact of a lesson study project on teachers’ pedagogy and beliefs about teaching.