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Four 4s

Four 4s

A classic problem from the 19th century that can used as an introduction to priority of operations (BIDMAS) and factorials. There are different ways on finding solutions, and it depends on what you allow to be used. Can also be used to help show the difference between...

MEI Problem Solving Guide

MEI Problem Solving Guide

Really useful 33 page guide in 7 sections offers A level, GCSE Higher and Foundation problem solving techniques as well as links to 25 problems from these areas. Sections are: Introduction - addressing concerns  Asking the right questions Using group work Key...

Maths and Science: 2 key reports

Maths and Science: 2 key reports

Two useful reports that show interconnections between mathematics and science. A good read for all science and mathematics teachers. The Language of Mathematics in Science: Guide There are chapters on the following in this 132 page report: Collecting data Doing...

Algebra Arrows

Algebra Arrows

Excellent resource from the Freudenthal Institute in the Netherlands, that can be used in a variety of ways. It uses java so will not work on all browsers. However there is an alternative way to get to it. If you use Chrome see Method 2 to download this resource. Also...

Ratio and Proportion Interactives

Ratio and Proportion Interactives

Ratio and proportion - a key activity: links fractions, direct proportion, straight line graphs, map scales, currency and unit conversions, recipes and so much more. Bars used too to help show ratios. Spire Maths Interactives for Ratio and Proportion (will not...

Tangram Fractions

Tangram Fractions

Fold or draw out the tangram parts from a one unit square. A popular activity. Create objects using all 7 pieces. Find the area of each part as a fraction of the unit square. Links to other interesting and useful tangram sites. Instructions to create the tangram by...

Interactive Statistics Starters 2

Interactive Statistics Starters 2

Ideal for use on an IWB or for use by pupils either at school or at home - but unfortunately will not work on iPads or iPhones. Check out our new Y6 to Y8 statistics starters below. These and many more interactive starters are also found here....

Interactive Number Starters 2

Interactive Number Starters 2

Ideal for use on an IWB or for use by pupils either at school or at home - but unfortunately will not work on iPads or iPhones. Check out our new Y6 to Y8 number starters below. These and many more interactive starters are also found here. Number Y6&Y7...

Interactive Measure and Miscellaneous Starters 2

Interactive Measure and Miscellaneous Starters 2

Ideal for use on an IWB or for use by pupils either at school or at home - but unfortunately will not work on iPads or iPhones. Check out our new Y6 to Y8 measures and miscellaneous starters below. These and many more interactive starters are also found...

Interactive Number Starters

Interactive Number Starters

Ideal for use on an IWB or for use by pupils either at school or at home - but unfortunately will not work on iPads or iPhones. Check out our new Y6&Y7 number starters below. These and many more interactive starters are also found here. Number Y6&Y7...

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