Nurturing Successful Mathematicians

Nurturing Successful Mathematicians

In this feature, we are offering you groups of linked tasks which will help develop learners as mathematicians. We have created a child-friendly model, which we hope you will share with your learners as they work on the tasks, to encourage them to reflect on their own mathematical capabilities.

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This short article explores what it means to be a successful mathematician.
Each pair of tasks in this group offers an opportunity to put into practice the model of 'exploration, codification, consolidation'. Take a look to find out more.
Each of these tasks has been structured in the same way to make the most of a shift from a competitive game to a collaborative challenge.
The tasks in this group invite learners to find all possible solutions so are a perfect context for working systematically.
These tasks all offer opportunities to explore and describe number patterns, particularly using knowledge of factors and multiples.