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The NRICH Team have organised a series of three Teacher Inspiration
in Cambridge this year. The aim has been to support
mathematics teachers who are committed to nurturing confident,
resourceful and enthusiastic learners.
At the final workshop delegates met to consider how different
schools were setting about the task of ensuring that problem
solving was an integral part of their curriculum.
Susanne Mallett and Mark Dawes from Comberton Village College
shared their experiences, based on the work they had done with the
NRICH team on the QCA Engaging Mathematics for all Learners
They set the scene with a short introduction
and a handout
Their workshop offered delegates an opportunity to work on three
NRICH problems contain Teachers' Notes which address the
- Why do this problem?
- Possible approach
- Key questions
- Possible extension
- Possible support
Teachers at Comberton Village College have been using these
to help them to consider how to make the most of NRICH
Finally they shared these
of promoting the use of NRICH resources in their
A short film of their work is available here
Teachers TV filmed the teachers and students at work at Comberton
Village College. The programme can be viewed and downloaded from
the TTV website: Maths for All - Comberton School
Catherine Carre and Fran Watson from Sharnbrook Upper School also
shared their experience of using a couple of NRICH problems with
all their Year 10 students:
This was a starting point for the maths department to consider
how to integrate NRICH resources more widely into their curriculum.
A short film clip showing Catherine and Fran at work with their
students is available here