Pedagogy

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

Low Threshold High Ceiling Tasks

Low threshold high ceiling activities 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.