Problems designed to inspire students to explore and provoke a need to explain
The magic of mathematics
The problems in this feature encourage students to consider inverses and working backwards to solve problems.
Encouraging students to reflect on their own and others' solutions
Using different representations helps students to think mathematically.
Resources that make use of digital manipulatives
Encourage your students to venture into new territory.
Take another look at familiar situations.
Curiosity is triggered when something unexpected happens
Advice and problems to help your students become more resilient.
Problems to provoke curiosity and questioning
Codebreaking as a hook to help develop mathematical skills.
Developing fluency, provoking reasoning.
Invite your students to be playful with this selection of numerical tasks.
In this feature, we offer a selection of rich problems about area for use in all secondary classrooms.
Who said teaching algebra had to be dull?
Short problems ideal for revision and assessment
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Students can discover angle relationships
Simple starting points in Number Theory
Can you win the Maths Olympics?
Some mathematical results can be proved beautifully with just a simple diagram...
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There's more room to manoeuvre than you might initially imagine!
See some Number Patterns problems from Wild Maths and make your classroom more creative.
Getting probability right matters!
Try a selection of problems from Cambridge University's epiSTEMe project
A selection of resources from the Cambridge Mathematics Education Project
Using NRICH tasks to enrich your students' mathematical experience
Challenge your students to push the boundaries!
What maths can your students discover on dotty grids?
A chance for students to use statistical skills to answer some interesting questions.
These problems are designed to help students develop an appreciation for the importance of place value and powers.
These tasks will support your students' understanding of positive and negative numbers.
Learning about Probability through problem solving
These resources are designed to introduce students to complex numbers in an exploratory way.
Challenge your students to develop their visualisation skills by working on these tasks
This collection offers resources for teaching perimeter, area, volume, and finally integration.
These classroom resources aim to help students reason with numbers.
These classroom resources aim to help students think about geometrical reasoning.
These problems are designed to help Stage 3, 4 and 5 students to handle data and work with statistics.
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