MEI Problem Solving Guide
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Really useful 33 page guide in 7 sections offers A level, GCSE Higher and Foundation problem solving techniques as well … Read More

Frogs
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Frogs – a pdf file that gives background, how to solve the frogs problem, how to link it to solving quadratics, … Read More

Bowland Case Study lessons
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An ideal way to look at solving 26 ‘real’ type of problems after you have looked at simpler examples such … Read More

PISA: Equations and Inequalities
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This report based on PISA 2012 results looks at how pupils might improve their ability to think quantitatively and solve real-life, … Read More

Bar method – updated May 2017
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Examples of the bar method, mostly for secondary level here. Makes use of the excellent Thinking Blocks Modelling Tool. (I’m … Read More

Bowland Assessment Tasks
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These 33 tasks are still as good today as when first brought out. An ideal way to look at solving … Read More

Traffic applet
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This brilliant applet is part of the A5 flipchart and A5 notebook and works within the Inspire and Smart software. Haven’t found … Read More

Mystic Rose
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Classic problem from  way back – but not clear how long it’s been around (couldn’t find anything other than suggestion … Read More