# Category: KS2/3

## 2023 Digits Problem

The 4 digits of 2023 can be used to make numbers. You decide what to allow. Here we allow the four...

## Improve Pupils’ Problem-Solving using Metacognition

Kirstin Mulholland’s blog provides solid advice on how to improve pupils’ problem...

## 2022 Digits Problem (Update – 5 January 2023)

2023 Version now available here. The 4 digits of 2022 can be used to make numbers. You decide what...

## ATM MATs – Polygon and Polyhedra materials

There are over 1150 Mathematical Activity Tiles available as above and all except the Mini...

## Prime Numbers and Insects

2021 is proving to be a special year in more ways than one. Not only is 2021 a product of...

## The Bird Box

An ideal activity for January, early February for KS2/3: adapted, with permission, from Activity...

## Improving Mathematics in Key Stages Two and Three: Evidence Review

Using calculators to support learning: they help, not hinder learning The strong evidence found...

## Circles

Plenty of material here to support work on circles including links helpful sites for definitions,...

## Improving Mathematics in KS2&3: (Guidance Report)

Eight practical, evidence-based recommendations to improve outcomes in mathematics for 7 –...

## Maths from around the world

I’ve learnt a lot about mathematics and its history around the world from these books. Of...

## Ben, Polygons, Proof, Thinkers and Transforming

All published by ATM costing £50+ (£40+ for members). Recommend all of them, available...

## Four 4s

A classic problem from the 19th century that can used as an introduction to priority of operations...

## Frogs

Frogs – a pdf file that gives background, how to solve the frogs problem, how to link...

## Fractions in Flipcharts

The only file you need to show any fraction properly on an ActivInspire flipchart. Drag this...

## Islamic geometric designs

The best thing to do with this topic is to watch this brilliant 5 minute introduction There are a...

## Five Maths Videos

Charles and Ray Eames produced 5 excellent maths videos as well as other videos that are still...

## Fraction Operations

GeoDraw – Jamtec (Stoke) Ltd, any Geoboard, real or virtual, or dotty paper can be used to...

## Tessellating Pentagons

These are the only 15 known so far, the last discovered in 2015. Explanation here. Picture source....