Educational Research in Secondary Schools

Using Questioning to Stimulate Mathematical Thinking

Stage: 1, 2 and 3

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

Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

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?

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

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

Bloom's Taxonomy

Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

Bloom's taxonomy

Supporting the Exceptionally Mathematically Able Children: Who Are They?

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

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

Stage: 5

Details of the Tracking Back study from school to university

NRICH Research, Education Articles and Publications

Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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