Search by Topic

Resources tagged with Learning mathematics similar to Getting Started with Solving Rich Tasks:

Filter by: Content type:
Stage:
Challenge level:

There are 19 results

Broad Topics > Mathematics Education and Research > Learning mathematics

Mathematical Ways to Spend Your Summer

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5

Here we look back at the year with NRICH and suggest mathematical summer holiday activities for students, parents and teachers.

Using Low Threshold High Ceiling Tasks in Ordinary Classrooms

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

An article describing what LTHC tasks are, and why we think they're a good idea.

Enriching Networks, Inspiring Teachers

Stage: 3 and 4

Here are examples of how two schools set about the task of ensuring that problem solving was an integral part of their curriculum.

Enriching Classrooms, Inspiring Learning

Stage: 3 and 4

Teachers who participated in an NRICH workshop produced some posters suggesting how they might use a tessellation interactivity in a range of situations.

What Is a Mathematically Rich Task?

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Here we describe the essence of a 'rich' mathematical task

Complex Instruction - Raising Achievement Through Group Worthy Tasks

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Many NRICH tasks have been designed with group work in mind. Read about Jo Boaler's research on the benefits of collaborative work and watch a clip of a teacher working in this way.

Thinking about Different Ways of Thinking

Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

This article, the first in a series, discusses mathematical-logical intelligence as described by Howard Gardner.

On Problems and Problem Solving - Looking Backward and Forward

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Jenny Piggott reflects on the event held to mark her retirement from the directorship of NRICH, but also on problem solving itself.

Trick or Treat?

Stage: 3, 4 and 5

Jennifer Piggott and Steve Hewson write about an area of teaching and learning mathematics that has been engaging their interest recently. As they explain, the word ‘trick’ can be applied to. . . .

Kingsfield School - Building on Rich Starting Points

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Alf and Tracy explain how the Kingsfield School maths department use common tasks to encourage all students to think mathematically about key areas in the curriculum.

Engaging Students, Developing Confidence, Promoting Independence

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Ideas to support mathematics teachers who are committed to nurturing confident, resourceful and enthusiastic learners.

A Problem Is a Problem for All That

Stage: 2, 3 and 4

In this article, Jennifer Piggott talks about just a few of the problems with problems that make them such a rich source of mathematics and approaches to learning mathematics.

Dominant Intelligences

Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

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.

Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

This fascinating article delves into the world of talk in the classroom and explains how an understanding of talking can really improve the learning of mathematics.

Jo Boaler Explains Complex Instruction

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

A video clip of Jo Boaler talking about Complex Instruction.

Two Classes Working on Counting Cogs

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Two video clips of classes organised into groups to work on Counting Cogs.

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.

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. . . .