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Working with Highly Able Mathematicians - Secondary
Stage: 3, 4 and 5
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Enrichment is for everyone - it is not exclusive but inclusive. In meeting the needs of our most able learners we can also engage and challenge all our pupils. Using
accessible to a wide range of ability enables you not only to stretch the able but identify those that might not normally shine.
The resources here are designed to support a session run by colleagues from the NRICH team. The aim is to:
engage in and evaluate a range of tasks by reflecting on their own thinking and reasoning,
examine approaches to teacher intervention that might help to develop mathematical thinking.
Problems to act as stimuli for discussion.
The documents in the "
Notes and Guidance
" section below contain questions and prompts to aid discussion.
Making Rectangle, making squares
Square it game
Triangles in circles
Route to Infnity
Possibilities, Probability and graphs
Odds and Evens
How far does it move?
Steady free fall
Number and algebra
Take three from five
Squares squares and more squares
Squares in rectangles
Sequences and Series
The site has a number of Sudoku puzzles with a particular mathematical twist. Try
We are beginning to link some of our favourite NRICH problems to curriculum documents. You can find KS3 framework links
Notes and guidance
Problem solving and mathematical thinking notes
Working Effectively with able learners
Gifted and Talented
University life and mathematics
Applying to university
Meet the team
The NRICH Project aims to enrich the mathematical experiences of all learners. To support this aim, members of the NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice. More information on many of our other activities can be found here.
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