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 

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:
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? 

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:
This problem offers students the opportunity to consider the underlying structure behind multiples and remainders.

Method in Multiplying Madness? 

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:
Watch our videos of multiplication methods that you may not have met before. Can you make sense of them?

Always a Multiple? 

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:
Introduction

Take Three from Five 

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:
This problem offers students the opportunity to explore properties of multiples and remainders.