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### Co-operative Problem Solving: Pieces of the Puzzle Approach

##### Age 5 to 16

The content of this article is largely drawn from an Australian publication by Peter Gould that has been a source of many successful mathematics lessons for both children and student-teachers. It. . . .

### Choosing Rich Tasks for Secondary Classes

##### Age 11 to 16

In this article, read about the thinking behind the September 2010 secondary problems and why we hope they will be an excellent selection for a new academic year.

### Engaging Students, Developing Confidence, Promoting Independence

##### Age 5 to 18

Ideas to support mathematics teachers who are committed to nurturing confident, resourceful and enthusiastic learners.

### Trick or Treat?

##### Age 11 to 18

Jennifer Piggott and Steve Hewson write about an area of teaching and learning mathematics that has been engaging their interest recently. As they explain, the word ‘trick’ can be applied to. . . .

### What Is a Mathematically Rich Task?

##### Age 5 to 18

Here we describe the essence of a 'rich' mathematical task

### Logic, and How it Should Influence Our Teaching

##### Age 5 to 16

Providing opportunities for children to participate in group narrative in our classrooms is vital. Their contrasting views lead to a high level of revision and improvement, and through this process. . . .

### Thinking about Different Ways of Thinking

##### Age 5 to 16

This article, the first in a series, discusses mathematical-logical intelligence as described by Howard Gardner.

### Teaching Fractions with Understanding: Part-whole Concept

##### Age 5 to 14

Written for teachers, this article describes four basic approaches children use in understanding fractions as equal parts of a whole.

### I've Submitted a Solution - What Next?

##### Age 5 to 18

In this article, the NRICH team describe the process of selecting solutions for publication on the site.

### Kingsfield School - Building on Rich Starting Points

##### Age 5 to 18

Alf and Tracy explain how the Kingsfield School maths department use common tasks to encourage all students to think mathematically about key areas in the curriculum.

### 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. . . .

### Breaking the Equation ' Empirical Argument = Proof '

##### Age 7 to 18

This article stems from research on the teaching of proof and offers guidance on how to move learners from focussing on experimental arguments to mathematical arguments and deductive reasoning.