Annie and Ben are playing a game with a calculator. Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Algebra in the New Curriculum Age 5 to 11 This feature includes articles and tasks which will support you in encouraging algebraic thinking throughout primary school. This article looks at how models support mathematical thinking about numbers and the number system. There are also nine houses, three of each colour.
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go? I’m Eight Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: And how do you know you’ve found them all? Can you find a pair of numbers that has four odds between them? In the second article, Jennie offers you practical ways to investigate aspects of your classroom culture and in the third article, she suggests three ways in which we can support children in becoming competent problem solvers. How many pairs is that?
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This article for teachers describes how modelling number properties involving multiplication using an array of objects not only allows children to represent their thinking with concrete materials.
Arrays, Multiplication and Division Age 5 to 11 This article explores the use of the array to support children’s thinking around multiplication and division. Age 5 to 11 Becoming a mathematical problem solver really is the point of doing mathematics, so this article offers ideas and strategies to ensure that every lesson can be a problem solving lesson.
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Most primary teachers are not maths specialists. What do you notice? And how do you know you’ve found them all? Age 5 to 7 Conjecturing and Generalising at KS1 The tasks in this collection encourage lower primary children to conjecture and generalise. Some additional activities to develop children’s understanding of addition and subtraction of number through playing with number. The tasks in this collection encourage upper primary children to conjecture and generalise.
Number Arrays Age 5 to 11 This article for teachers describes how number arrays can be a useful reprentation for many number concepts. In Sam and Jill’s garden there are two sorts of ladybirds with 7 spots or 4 spots. These activities focus on finding all possible solutions so working in a systematic way will ensure none are left out.
These activities lend themselves to probkem working in the sense that it helps to have an ordered approach. A Sense of ‘ten’ and Place Value Age 5 to 7 Once a basic number sense has developed for numbers up to ten, a strong ‘sense of ten’ needs to be developed as a foundation for both place value and mental calculations.
Alf describes how the Gattegno chart helped a class of year olds gain an awareness of place value and of the inverse relationship between multiplication and division. Interactives – Lower Primary Proble 5 to 7 Try these interactives to improve your skills in a variety of topics.
Bloom’s Taxonomy Age 5 to 16 Bloom’s taxonomy. How could you extend your pattern on the right-hand grid? 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.
The tasks in this collection encourage lower primary children multiiplication look deeper ssolving multiplication and division. Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd. Nim-7 game for prblem adult and child. Double Trouble Age 3 to 5 Doubling numbers. Number Age 5 to 7 Here are some exciting activities where you can use numbers in lots of different ways!
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How many ways can you find to do up all the priblem Opening up Problems Age 5 to 16 All types of mathematical problems serve a useful purpose in mathematics teaching, but different types of problem will achieve different learning objectives. Remove Filters Filter by resource type problems games articles general resources Lists.
Can you match the cards? Annie and Ben are playing a game with a calculator.
Multiplication and Division KS1
This investigates one particular property of number by looking closely at an example of adding multiplicahion odd numbers together. How many pairs is that?
Multiplication and Division Age 5 to 7 These lower primary tasks will help you to think about multiplication and division. What was Annie’s secret number?