Can you find pairs of differently sized windows that cost the same?
What would you do if your teacher asked you add all the numbers from 1 to 100? Find out how Carl Gauss responded when he was asked to do just that.
In this article, Alan Parr shares his experiences of the motivating effect sport can have on the learning of mathematics.
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.
Read all about the number pi and the mathematicians who have tried to find out its value as accurately as possible.
Ranging from kindergarten mathematics to the fringe of research this informal article paints the big picture of number in a non technical way suitable for primary teachers and older students.
In this article for teachers, Bernard uses some problems to suggest that once a numerical pattern has been spotted from a practical starting point, going back to the practical can help explain. . . .
This article discusses the findings of the 1995 TIMMS study how to use this information to close the performance gap that exists between nations.
Find out about the five-term project (January 2014 to July 2015) which NRICH is leading in conjunction with Haringey Council, funded by London Schools Excellence Fund.