Calendars were one of the earliest calculating devices developed by civilizations. Find out about the Mayan calendar in this article.
Don't get rid of your old calendars! You can get a lot more mathematical mileage out of them before they are thrown away. These activities, using cut up dates from the calendar, provide numbers to. . . .
Bernard Bagnall recommends some primary school problems which use numbers from the environment around us, from clocks to house numbers.
Noticing the regular movement of the Sun and the stars has led to a desire to measure time. This article for teachers and learners looks at the history of man's need to measure things.
This article for teachers sets out some ideas for introducing children to some of the concepts at the root of mechanics.
Nowadays the calculator is very familiar to many of us. What did people do to save time working out more difficult problems before the calculator existed?
This article discusses the revised Early Learning Goals for mathematics which were announced in June 2018.
The third of three articles on the History of Trigonometry.