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##### Stage: 1 and 2

In this article for teachers, Liz Woodham describes resources on NRICH that can help primary-aged children get to grips with negative numbers.

### Holywell Primary School and NRICH Action Research Project

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This article for teachers outlines one school's research project to explore how children, girls in particular, could be motivated in Maths through a more practical approach.

### I'm Stuck!

##### Stage: 1 and 2

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.

### Placing Our Trust in Learners

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

In this article Liz Woodham reflects on just how much we really listen to learners’ own questions to determine the mathematical path of lessons.

### Number Sense Series: A Sense of 'ten' and Place Value

##### Stage: 1

Once a basic number sense has developed for numbers up to ten, a strong 'sense of ten' needs to be developed as a foundation for both place value and mental calculations.

### Money Problems?

##### Stage: 1

Marion Bond investigates the skills needed in order for children to understand money.

### Stacks of Maths!

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

In this article for teachers, Bernard gives an example of taking an initial activity and getting questions going that lead to other explorations.

### Calculating the Difference: A Discussion of the Use of Calculators in the English Primary Classroom.

##### Stage: 1 and 2

Clare Green looks at the role of the calculator in the teaching and learning of primary mathematics.

### Encouraging Primary Children to Work Systematically

##### Stage: Early years, 1 and 2

This article for primary teachers suggests ways in which to help children become better at working systematically.

### A Japanese Mathematics Lesson

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

Jenni Way describes her visit to a Japanese mathematics classroom.

### Developing Good Team-working Skills

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Group work depends on effective team work. This article describes attributes of effective team work and links to "Team Building" problems that can be used to develop learners' team working skills.

### Working Effectively with All Learners

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

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.

### Peg and Pin Boards

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This article for teachers suggests activities based on pegboards, from pattern generation to finding all possible triangles, for example.

### Creative Approaches to Mathematics Across the Curriculum

##### Stage: 1

Suggestions for teachers about exploring maths in different contexts: art, history and so on

### Two Heads Are Better Than One

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

An article that reminds us about the value and importance of communication in the mathematics classroom.

### Understanding Fractions

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This article, written for primary teachers, links to rich tasks which will help develop the underlying concepts associated with fractions and offers some suggestions for models and images that help. . . .

### Integrating Rich Tasks - Activity 3

##### Stage: 1 and 2

The aim of this professional development activity is to successfully integrate some rich tasks into your curriculum planning.

### Integrating Rich Tasks - Activity 2.1

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This professional development activity looks at what teachers can do to support learners engaging with rich tasks

### Haringey 2014-2015

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Find out about the five-term project (January 2014 to July 2015) which NRICH is leading in conjunction with Haringey Council, funded by London Schools Excellence Fund.

### Take a ... Geoboard

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This article for teachers explains why geoboards are such an invaluable resource and introduces several tasks which make use of them.

### Working with Luke

##### Stage: 1 and 2

In this article for teachers, Liz Woodham describes conversations with Luke, aged 7, as they worked on some mathematics together.

### Integrating Rich Tasks - Activity 1.4

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This professional development activity encourages you to investigate how rich tasks and problem solving link together.

### Going for Games

##### Stage: 1 and 2

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.

### Performing Beyond Expectations - Using Sport to Motivate Students in Mathematics Lessons

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4

In this article, Alan Parr shares his experiences of the motivating effect sport can have on the learning of mathematics.

### Working with Highly Able Mathematicians

##### Stage: 1 and 2

In this article for teachers, Bernard describes ways to challenge higher-attaining children at primary level.

### What's the Difference Between Rich Tasks and Low Threshold High Ceiling Ones?

##### Stage: Early years, 1 and 2

In this article for teachers, Lynne explains the difference between 'rich tasks' and 'low threshold high ceiling' tasks, using examples from the website.

##### Stage: 1 and 2

Liz Woodham describes a project with four primary/first schools in the East of England, focusing on rich mathematical tasks and funded by the NCETM.

### Maths and Creativity in Bristol

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This article for teachers describes NRICH's work with Creative Partnerships and three Bristol primary schools.

### Rocking Chairs, Railway Games and Rayboxes

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

In this article for teachers, Alan Parr looks at ways that mathematics teaching and learning can start from the useful and interesting things can we do with the subject, including. . . .

### Integrating Rich Tasks - Activity 1.5

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This professional development activity encourages you to investigate what pupils are doing when they problem solving.

### Problem Solving and the New Curriculum

##### Stage: 1 and 2

Is problem solving at the heart of your curriculum? In this article for teachers, Lynne explains why it should be.

### Using Rich Tasks in an Objective Led Culture

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4

As teachers, we appreciate the need to have clear objectives at the start of lessons but have been aware of the limitations this sometimes seems to place on our ability to get the most out of using. . . .

### Using Rich Tasks for the First Time

##### Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5

The teachers involved in the Engaging Mathematics Projectwanted to embed rich tasks from the NRICH website into their curriculum for all KS3 and KS4 students. In this article, the teachers share. . . .

### Manipulatives in the Primary Classroom

##### Stage: 1 and 2

In this article for teachers, Jenni Back offers research-based guidance about the use of manipulatives in the classroom.

### Co-operative Problem Solving: Pieces of the Puzzle Approach

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

The content of this article is largely drawn from an Australian publication by Peter Gould that has been a source of many successful mathematics lessons for both children and student-teachers. It. . . .

### Using Games in the Classroom

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4

Gillian Hatch analyses what goes on when mathematical games are used as a pedagogic device.

### Crossing Bridges

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

An article for teachers based on a lecture and workshop activities at the NZAMT conference in New Zealand 2007

### Integrating Rich Tasks - Activity 1.1

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This is activity 1.1 in the series of activities designed to support professional development through integrating rich tasks. This activity looks specifically at what makes an activity "rich".

### Integrating Rich Tasks - Activity 1.2

##### Stage: 1 and 2

These two tasks are designed to support professional development on integrating rich tasks. You are asked to think about what problems that encourage Higher Order Thinking Skills look like.

### Cultivating Creativity

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Creativity in the mathematics classroom is not just about what pupils do but also what we do as teachers. If we are thinking creatively about the mathematical experiences we offer our pupils we can. . . .

### What's Inside/outside/under the Box?

##### Stage: 2 and 3

This article describes investigations that offer opportunities for children to think differently, and pose their own questions, about shapes.

### Enriching Patterns

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

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. . . .

### Interacting with the Geometry of the Circle

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

Jennifer Piggott and Charlie Gilderdale describe a free interactive circular geoboard environment that can lead learners to pose mathematical questions.

### A Maths Afternoon

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This article describes no ordinary maths lesson. There were 24 children, mostly Years 3 and 4, and there were 17 adults working with them - mothers, fathers, one grandmother and two grandfathers, a. . . .

### The Development of Spatial and Geometric Thinking: 5 to 18

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

This is the first article in a series which aim to provide some insight into the way spatial thinking develops in children, and draw on a range of reported research. The focus of this article is the. . . .

### Learning Mathematics Through Games: 3. Creating Your Own Games

##### Stage: 1

Not all of us a bursting with creative game ideas, but there are several ways to go about creating a game that will assist even the busiest and most reluctant game designer.