It began in Devon in 2008. The Maths Team was keen to raise the
profile of mathematics investigations and further promote
mathematical thinking and problem solving in primary classes. Liz
was invited to Devon to launch ‘Enriching Mathematics’
with a group of 25 teachers.
This is the second part of an article describing the
‘Enriching Mathematics’ project in Devon. The
participating teachers describe NRICH activities they have tried
with their learners.
This article for teachers discusses examples of problems in which
there is no obvious method but in which children can be encouraged
to think deeply about the context and extend their ability to think
mathematically, especially geometrically.
This article for teachers looks at how teachers can use problems from the NRICH site to help them teach division.
In this article for teachers, Bernard Bagnall describes how to find
digital roots and suggests that they can be worth exploring when
confronted by a sequence of numbers.
The second in a series, this article looks at the possible
opportunities for children who operate from different intelligences
to be involved in "typical" maths problems.
These games devised by Jenni Way use dot cards which will help children see the structure of numbers 1-6 and give them confidence as they begin to add and subtract these numbers.
This article for teachers describes a project which explores
thepower of storytelling to convey concepts and ideas to children.
This article is one parent's story describing his young son's exploration, and growing understanding, of infinity.
An article describing activities which will help develop young children's concept of fractions.
This article explores the basic foundations of number sense and outlines relevant research in this area.
In this article, Dr Sue Gifford outlines how we can create positive attitudes and higher achievement in mathematics, starting in the Early Years.
Problems used at association conferences - Easter 2006
Educating the Very Able - Current International Research - 2004
This article for primary teachers suggests ways in which to help children become better at working systematically.
Ideas to support mathematics teachers who are committed to nurturing confident, resourceful and enthusiastic learners.
This article for teachers looks at some suggestions taken from the
NRICH website that offer a broad view of data and ask some more
probing questions about it.
Following on from a workshop at an MA Easter conference, Jennifer
and Jenni talked about the way in which the website is made more
accessible to teachers who want to plan threads of activity.
Here’s a pattern- based theme.
Bernard Bagnall looks at what 'problem solving' might really mean
in the context of primary classrooms.
This article, written for teachers, discusses the merits of different kinds of resources: those which involve exploration and those which centre on calculation.