NRICH has worked with Explore Learning since 2010 to hold the annual National Young Mathematicians' Award (NYMA). This feature offers guidance on using the NYMA tasks for developing problem-solving and group-working skills.

The article gives more detail about the NYMA and outlines what we consider to be key problem-solving and group-working skills. We draw attention to a range of tasks, originally written for the NYMA, which will help you support learners in developing this range of skills.

The article gives more detail about the NYMA and outlines what we consider to be key problem-solving and group-working skills. We draw attention to a range of tasks, originally written for the NYMA, which will help you support learners in developing this range of skills.

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### Using National Young Mathematicians' Award Tasks to Develop Problem-solving and Group-working Skills

This article for primary teachers uses National Young Mathematicians' Award tasks as contexts in which to develop learners' problem-solving and group-working skills.

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### What is the Explore Learning Mathematicians' Award (formerly known as the National Young Mathematicians' Award)?

This brief article, written for upper primary students and their teachers, explains what the Explore Learning Mathematicians' Award (formerly known as the Young Mathematicians' Award) is and links to all the related resources on NRICH.

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### Six Ten Total

This challenge combines addition, multiplication, perseverance and even proof.

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### Display Boards

Design an arrangement of display boards in the school hall which fits the requirements of different people.

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### The Dice Train

This dice train has been made using specific rules. How many different trains can you make?

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### Cover the tray

These practical challenges are all about making a 'tray' and covering it with paper.

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### Ribbon Squares

What is the largest 'ribbon square' you can make? And the smallest? How many different squares can you make altogether?

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### Using NRICH Tasks to Develop Key Problem-solving Skills

This article, written for primary teachers, discusses what we mean by 'problem-solving skills' and draws attention to NRICH tasks which can help develop specific skills.

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### Group-worthy tasks and their potential to support children to develop independent problem-solving skills

In this article for teachers, Jennie Pennant outlines how group-worthy tasks support the development of children's problem-solving skills.

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### Developing good team-working skills in Primary Schools

This article looks at team building in the primary context.