Teaching to Reason with Numbers

Teaching to Reason with Numbers

Here are a variety of classroom numerical activities that will challenge students to explore, explain and reason mathematically.

Magic Letters 

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
While offering students a chance to practise addition in an engaging context, there will also be opportunities to appreciate the effect of combining odd and even numbers.

What Numbers Can We Make? 

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
This problem offers students the opportunity to consider the underlying structure behind multiples and remainders.

Method in Multiplying Madness? 

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
Watch our videos of multiplication methods that you may not have met before. Can you make sense of them?

Always a Multiple? 

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
Introduction

Take Three from Five 

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
This problem offers students the opportunity to explore properties of multiples and remainders.