Some questions and prompts to encourage discussion about what experiences you want to give your pupils to help them reach their full potential in mathematics.
In this article Liz Woodham reflects on just how much we really listen to learners’ own questions to determine the mathematical path of lessons.
Good questioning techniques have long being regarded as a
fundamental tool of effective teachers. This article for teachers
looks at different categories of questions that can promote
mathematical. . . .
In this article for teachers, Bernard gives an example of taking an
initial activity and getting questions going that lead to other
This task requires learners to explain and help others, asking and answering questions.
In the process of working with some groups of teachers on using
questions to promote mathematical thinking, the following table was
developed. It provides examples of generic questions that can. . . .
This task depends on learners sharing reasoning, listening to
opinions, reflecting and pulling ideas together.
This task develops spatial reasoning skills. By framing and asking questions a member of the team has to find out what mathematical object they have chosen.
Which of these roads will satisfy a Munchkin builder?
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
What can you see? What do you notice? What questions can you ask?
Charlie has moved between countries and the average income of both
has increased. How can this be so?