Educational Research in Secondary Schools

Using Questioning to Stimulate Mathematical Thinking

Age 5 to 14

Good questioning techniques have long being regarded as a fundamental tool of effective teachers. This article for teachers looks at different categories of questions that can promote mathematical thinking.

The Development of Spatial and Geometric Thinking: 5 to 18

Age 5 to 16

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 work of Piaget and Inhelder.

Extension, Enrichment And/or Acceleration?

Age 5 to 18

What is the classroom culture that you foster to support able learners?

Bloom's Taxonomy

Age 5 to 16

Bloom's taxonomy

Supporting the Exceptionally Mathematically Able Children: Who Are They?

Age 5 to 18

How and why should we identify Exceptionally Mathematically Able children? What do they say and do that leads us to know that they are exceptional?

Tracking Back Study

Age 16 to 18

Details of the Tracking Back study from school to university

NRICH Research, Education Articles and Publications

Find out about the research activities of the NRICH team and other colleagues here.