Pedagogy

The following features are based around pedagogical aspects of classroom practice:
Age 5 to 11

Low Threshold High Ceiling

The low threshold high ceiling activities in this feature are ideal for supporting and challenging whole classes.

Age 5 to 11

Developing Group-working Skills

This collection of tasks encourages children to build group-working skills.

Age 5 to 11

Developing Able Young Mathematicians

These activities are particularly good for challenging high-attaining primary children.

Age 5 to 11

Open Spaces

In this feature, we share some of the problems from the Open Spaces pathway on Wild Maths.

Age 5 to 11

Play to Win

In this feature, we share some of the problems from the Play to Win pathway on Wild Maths.

Age 5 to 11

The Problem-solving Classroom

This feature outlines aspects to consider to create a space in which problem solving can flourish.

Age 5 to 11

Hidden Gems

This feature brings together hidden gems from the NRICH site to celebrate NRICH's 20th birthday.

Age 5 to 11

Recording Mathematics

This collection of activities allows you to focus on children's own representations and recordings.

Age 5 to 11

Celebrating Solutions

This feature focuses on how children's solutions to NRICH tasks can themselves be used as a teaching resource.

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

NRICH at Every Stage

This feature offers a range of tasks which could be used to reflect on learning or used to plan transition days

Age 5 to 11

Codebreakers

Calling all maths detectives! This feature focuses on lots of fun problems for children to solve.

Age 5 to 11

I Wonder ... What If ...?

This feature explores how teachers can harness the power of curiosity by using some tasks that may cause children to wonder!

Age 5 to 11

Resilience and Perseverance

This feature contains some tricky tasks that you will need to work hard at in order to succeed

Age 5 to 11

Surprise!

This feature for primary teachers includes tasks with an element of surprise.

Age 7 to 11

Using National Young Mathematicians' Award Tasks to Develop Problem-solving and Group-working Skills

This feature supports primary teachers in developing learners' problem-solving and group-working skills using tasks created for the Young Mathematicians' Award.

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Look More Closely

These tasks encourage learners to look at a familiar context through a new lens.

Age 5 to 11

Adventures Into the Unknown

These activities offer novel situations which will help provoke learners' sense of awe and wonder.

Age 5 to 11

Multiple Representations

This feature for primary teachers focuses on representing mathematical thinking in different ways.

Age 5 to 11

Reflecting on Methods, Improving Solutions

The tasks in this feature have been designed to encourage learners to be curious about different routes to a solution.

Age 5 to 11

Using Wonder to Promote Curiosity

The tricks in this feature will capture children's curiosity, motivating them to explore and explain.

Age 5 to 11

Being Playful, Becoming Engaged

The problems in this feature will help to inspire your learners to be playful, become engaged, and then think deeply about the mathematical contexts that underpin them.