What do we mean by 'Low threshold high ceiling'? Well, these tasks are suitable for most pupils: they have inbuilt support for those who struggle but a high level of challenge for those who need it.
In this collection we've brought together some suitable tasks for teachers who are new to LTHC. We suggest you read the article first. And then choose an activity to get started!
An article describing what LTHC tasks are, and why we think they're a good idea.
Sort the houses in my street into different groups. Can you do it in any other ways?
Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so
that the differences between joined squares are odd.
Investigate the number of faces you can see when you arrange three cubes in different ways.
Can you put the numbers 1-5 in the V shape so that both 'arms' have the same total?
Place the numbers from 1 to 9 in the squares below so that the difference between joined squares is odd. How many different ways can you do this?