In this article for teachers, Jennie Pennant outlines how group-worthy tasks support the development of children's problem-solving skills.
This article for teachers suggests a range of activities to help children get better at working in groups.
This article for teachers outlines different types of recording, depending on the purpose and audience.
This article for primary teachers suggests ways in which to help children become better at working systematically.
This article explores the use of the array to support children's thinking around multiplication and division.
Bernard's article reminds us of the richness of using dice for number, shape and probability.
This article looks at how models support mathematical thinking about numbers and the number system
In this article, the NRICH team describe the process of selecting solutions for publication on the site.
In this article for teachers, Bernard describes ways to challenge higher-attaining children at primary level.
Bernard Bagnall looks at what 'problem solving' might really mean
in the context of primary classrooms.
Bernard Bagnall discusses the importance of valuing young
children's mathematical representations in this article for
Bernard Bagnall recommends some primary school problems which use
numbers from the environment around us, from clocks to house
Bernard Bagnall describes how to get more out of some favourite
In this article for teachers, Bernard gives an example of taking an
initial activity and getting questions going that lead to other
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.
This article, written for teachers, looks at the different kinds of
recordings encountered in Primary Mathematics lessons and the
importance of not jumping to conclusions!
This second Sudoku article discusses "Corresponding Sudokus" which are pairs of Sudokus with terms that can be matched using a substitution rule.
A particular technique for solving Sudoku puzzles, known as "naked pair", is explained in this easy-to-read article.
This article for teachers describes an activity which encourages
meaningful data collection, display and interpretation.
In this article for teachers, Bernard uses some problems to suggest
that once a numerical pattern has been spotted from a practical
starting point, going back to the practical can help explain why
the pattern occurs.
This article for teachers gives some food for thought when teaching
ideas about area.
This article, written for teachers, discusses the merits of
different kinds of resources: those which involve exploration and
those which centre on calculation.
What does logic mean to us and is that different to mathematical logic? We will explore these questions in this article.