This article for teachers describes a project which explores
thepower of storytelling to convey concepts and ideas to children.
An article describing activities that have been used in order to help the development of the concept of fractions from early on.
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.
What is the classroom culture that you foster to support able learners?
This article looks at how images, concrete apparatus and representations can help students develop deeper understandings of abstract mathematical ideas.
This article for teachers describes several games, found on the
site, all of which have a related structure that can be used to
develop the skills of strategic planning.
This article for teachers describes the exchanges on an email talk list about ideas for an investigation which has the sum of the squares as its solution.
In this article for teachers, Liz Woodham describes the criteria she uses to choose mathematical games for the classroom and shares some examples from NRICH.
Here are description of the group roles used in our group worthy tasks, and others.
This article for teachers suggests a range of activities to help children get better at working in groups.
In this article for teachers, Jennie Pennant outlines how group-worthy tasks support the development of children's problem-solving skills.
Being stuck is usually thought of as being a negative state of
affairs. We want our pupils to succeed, not to struggle. Or do we?
This article discusses why being stuck can be fruitful.
In this article, Malcolm Swan describes a teaching approach designed to improve the quality of students' reasoning.