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There are 87 NRICH Mathematical resources connected to Learning mathematics, you may find related items under Mathematics Education and Research.

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What Makes a Good Mathematician?

Age 5 to 16

In this article for students, we outline what we believe are the five key ingredients that make a successful mathematician. Where are your strengths? What might you want to work on?

Rich Mathematics

Age 3 to 18

In this very brief article, the NRICH Team outlines what they understand by the term 'rich mathematics'.

Subitising

Age 3 to 7

In this article for EY practitioners, Dr Sue Gifford outlines what we mean by subitising and how we can teach it.

New Building Blocks: a Review of the Pilot Early Learning Goals

Age 3 to 5

This article discusses the revised Early Learning Goals for mathematics which were announced in June 2018.

Using NRICH Solutions as a Resource

Age 5 to 11

In this article for primary teachers, we suggest ways in which children's solutions on the NRICH site can be used as a teaching resource in their own right.

Hidden Gems: Tasks to Celebrate Our 20th Birthday

Age 5 to 11

This article for primary teachers outlines the reasons for us selecting the tasks in our Hidden Gems Feature.

The Problem-solving Classroom

Age 5 to 11

This article for teachers outlines issues to consider when developing an environment in which problem solving can thrive and links to a range of related NRICH tasks.

Being a Good Thinker - Lower Primary

Age 5 to 7

These resources have been chosen to help primary learners develop good mathematical habits.

Being Resilient - Upper Primary

Age 7 to 11

These upper primary problems will need you to be resilient but remember you'll get a greater sense of achievement if you've had to struggle.

Being Collaborative - Upper Primary

Age 7 to 11

These upper primary problems are ideal for you to work on with friends - two heads can be better than one!

Being Resourceful - Upper Primary

Age 7 to 11

Give yourself lots of time to work on these upper primary problems. They are designed to help you become more resourceful.

Being Curious - Upper Primary

Age 7 to 11

Are you a curious mathematician? Would you like to get better at asking mathematical questions? If so, these upper primary tasks are for you!

Being Resilient - Lower Primary

Age 5 to 7

These lower primary problems will need you to be resilient but remember you'll get a greater sense of achievement if you've had to struggle.

Being Collaborative - Lower Primary

Age 5 to 7

These lower primary problems are ideal for you to work on with friends - two heads can be better than one!

Being Resourceful - Lower Primary

Age 5 to 7

Give yourself lots of time to work on these lower primary problems. They are designed to help you become more resourceful.

Being Curious - Lower Primary

Age 5 to 7

Are you a curious mathematician? Would you like to get better at asking mathematical questions? If so, these lower primary tasks are for you!

Developing Mathematical Habits of Mind - Primary Curriculum

Age 5 to 11

These resources have been chosen to help primary learners develop good mathematical habits.

Mathematical Problem Solving in the Early Years: Developing Opportunities, Strategies and Confidence

Age 3 to 7

In this article for Early Years practitioners, Dr Sue Gifford outlines ways to develop children's problem-solving strategies and confidence in problem solving.

Being Resilient - Primary All Resources

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Resources to help primary children to develop their resilience.

Being Resourceful - Primary All Resources

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Resources to help primary children to be more thoughtful.

Being Collaborative - Primary All Resources

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Resources to help primary children to be more collaborative.

Being Curious - Primary All Resources

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Resources for primary children to help them to develop their curiosity.

Being Collaborative - Primary

Age 5 to 11

These problems are ideal for primary school children to work on with others. Encourage your learners to share ideas, and recognise that two heads can be better than one.

Being Resilient - Primary

Age 5 to 11

These problems require resilience for primary school children. Encourage your learners to persevere - there's often a great sense of achievement when we've had to struggle.

Being Resourceful - Primary

Age 5 to 11

These problems require careful consideration. Allow your learners time to become absorbed in them.

Being Curious - Primary

Age 5 to 11

These problems will exploit primary learners' natural curiosity and provoke them to ask good mathematical questions.

Developing Mathematical Habits of Mind - Primary

Age 5 to 11

These resources have been chosen to help primary learners develop good mathematical habits.

What to Expect, When? Parents' Guide 2015

Age 3 to 5

This short article critiques the 'What to Expect, When' guidance, written for parents who want to find out more about their child's learning and development in the first five years.

Developing Number Through Tidying Up

Age 3 to 7

This article describes how one nursery setting focused on tidying up time as a context in which to explicitly target the development of number and calculation skills.

The Value of Two

Age 3 to 7

Ruth Trundley outlines her doctoral research and concludes that development of an understanding of cardinality is a crucial element of counting that can be overlooked.

Early Years Mathematics: How to Create a Nation of Mathematics Lovers?

Age 3 to 5

In this article, Dr Sue Gifford outlines how we can create positive attitudes and higher achievement in mathematics, starting in the Early Years.

Reasoning: the Journey from Novice to Expert (article)

Age 5 to 11

This article for primary teachers suggests ways in which we can help learners move from being novice reasoners to expert reasoners.

Mathematical Problem Solving in the Early Years

This article describes how the NRICH Early Years resources aim to further develop young children's natural problem-solving abilities in the context of mathematics.

Reasoning: Identifying Opportunities (article)

Age 5 to 11

In this article for primary teachers we consider in depth when we might reason which helps us understand what reasoning 'looks like'.

Making Algebra Rich

Age 5 to 11

Lynne suggests activities which support the development of primary children's algebraic thinking.

Developing Excellence in Problem Solving with Young Learners

Age 5 to 11

Becoming confident and competent as a problem solver is a complex process that requires a range of skills and experience. In this article, Jennie suggests that we can support this process in three. . . .

Take Some ... Cubes

Age 5 to 11

In this article we outline how cubes can support children in working mathematically and draw attention to tasks which exemplify this.

Place Value as a Building Block for Developing Fluency in the Calculation Process

Age 5 to 11

This article for primary teachers encourages exploration of two fundamental ideas, exchange and 'unitising', which will help children become more fluent when calculating.

Haringey 2014-2015

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

Activities on the Gattegno Chart

Age 5 to 11

In this article, Alf outlines six activities using the Gattegno chart, which help to develop understanding of place value, multiplication and division.

How Can I Support the Development of Early Number Sense and Place Value?

Age 3 to 11

This article for primary teachers expands on the key ideas which underpin early number sense and place value, and suggests activities to support learners as they get to grips with these ideas.

Place Value: the Ten-ness of Ten

Age 3 to 11

This article develops the idea of 'ten-ness' as an important element of place value.

Early Number Sense

Age 3 to 11

This article explores the basic foundations of number sense and outlines relevant research in this area.

Developing Number Fluency - What, Why and How

Age 5 to 11

In this article for primary teachers, Lynne McClure outlines what is meant by fluency in the context of number and explains how our selection of NRICH tasks can help.

Manipulatives in the Primary Classroom

Age 5 to 11

In this article for teachers, Jenni Back offers research-based guidance about the use of manipulatives in the classroom.

Problem Solving and the New Curriculum

Age 5 to 11

Is problem solving at the heart of your curriculum? In this article for teachers, Lynne explains why it should be.

Low Threshold High Ceiling - an Introduction

Age 5 to 18

In this article for teachers, we explain what is meant by Low Threshold High Ceiling tasks, and why we like them.

Developing the Classroom Culture: Using the Dotty Six Activity as a Springboard for Investigation

Age 5 to 11

This article suggests how to dig deeper into who answers questions in your classroom using the game Dotty Six.

Developing a Classroom Culture That Supports a Problem-solving Approach to Mathematics

Age 5 to 11

This article offers you practical ways to investigate aspects of your classroom culture.

Take Some ... Counters

Age 5 to 11

This article for primary teachers outlines how using counters can support mathematical teaching and learning.