These articles focus on ways to introduce measurement in the primary classroom.
These articles for primary teachers make links to all areas of the curriculum.
This article for teachers recounts the history of measurement, encouraging it to be used as a spring board for cross-curricular activity.
This practical challenge invites you to investigate the different squares you can make on a square geoboard or pegboard.
This article tells you all about some early ways of measuring as well as methods of measuring tall objects we can still use today. You can even have a go at some yourself!
These articles, although written for upper primary and secondary students, are useful background for teachers.
In this article, Alan Parr shares his experiences of the motivating effect sport can have on the learning of mathematics.
This article for teachers suggests ways in which dinosaurs can be a great context for discussing measurement.
These resources are based around measuring in a variety of different ways.
This article for teachers suggests ideas for activities built around 10 and 2010.
The aim of this professional development activity is to successfully integrate some rich tasks into your curriculum planning.
These upper primary activities are all about measuring in different contexts from money to mass.
Who first used fractions? Were they always written in the same way? How did fractions reach us here? These are the sorts of questions which this article will answer for you.
This is the first article in a series which aim to provide some insight into the way spatial thinking develops in children, and draw on a range of reported research. The focus of this article is the. . . .
Alan Parr offers some thoughts on various measurements recorded during the Olympic Games. From the accuracy of timing in the pool to the point system in the heptathlon, Alan gives us food for. . . .
Mathematics is the study of patterns. Studying pattern is an opportunity to observe, hypothesise, experiment, discover and create.
Cambridge Primary Maths Stage 6 activities.
This article, written by Nicky Goulder and Samantha Lodge, reveals how maths and marimbas can go hand-in-hand! Why not try out some of the musical maths activities in your own classroom?
This article looks at how the National Curriculum aims of problem solving, reasoning and fluency can be embedded in geometry, using NRICH tasks.
Jennifer Piggott and Charlie Gilderdale describe a free interactive circular geoboard environment that can lead learners to pose mathematical questions.
As teachers, we appreciate the need to have clear objectives at the start of lessons but have been aware of the limitations this sometimes seems to place on our ability to get the most out of using. . . .
This article explores the links between maths, art and history, and suggests investigations that are enjoyable as well as challenging.
This page outlines the content and discussions from the six-day Leadership for Learning Project in Tower Hamlets.