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Integrated Maths Scheme Book C2

A book of challenging problems from the Integrated Maths Scheme suitable for able key stage four and key stage five students. The book consists of four sections. Section one is a collection of twelve puzzles, section two, ten units exploring the mathematics behind computer graphics, section three, fifteen further...

Integrated Mathematics Scheme Book C

A book of thirty six problems from the Integrated Maths Scheme that form interesting starting activities from which further ideas can be developed. The problems lead to work investigating Pascal’s triangle, discovering Pythagoras’ rule, and exploring the ratios and fractions of musical notes. Different approximate...

Hypothesis Testing

This resource from the Continuing Mathematics project is made up of three units covering hypothesis testing.

The first unit covers the Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test and aims to teach the use of a non-parametric test for assessing the significance of the difference between two independent samples....

Descriptive Statistics

Descriptive Statistics is the name the Continuing Mathematics Project has given to a sequence of four units which deal with distributions, histograms, bar charts, frequency tables and measures of central tendency and dispersion.

The first unit, Presenting Statistics, aims...

Introducing LOGO

This book is designed to help all those who wish to find out more about the language LOGO, a language intended to demystify computers and computer programming, and make the power of computers accessible to all.

A brief introduction to some basic commands is followed by An Outline to LOGO ...

The Practical Curriculum

This Schools Council working paper, from 1981, looks at curriculum balance and content and issues of curriculum planning. Written before the introduction of the National Curriculum, the paper argues for a visible structure for the school curriculum, explaining why it is needed, suggesting measures for planning and...

Sources of Mathematical Discovery

This resource, published at a time when teachers had become aware of the tremendous need for motivational topics in mathematics, gives students an appreciation of, and insight into, mathematics and helps adopt an experimental attitude to the teaching and learning of the subject. The book contains ten units.

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Investigations in Mathematics

This resource provides a wealth of ideas and inspiration for teachers looking to enrich the curriculum with investigative mathematics. There is a mix of examples drawing out the mathematics from a wide range of everyday objects and activities. The activities are split into six units.

  1. In Search of...

The Continuing Mathematics Project: a Case Study

This report gives a fairly full account of the origins and life of the Continuing Mathematics Project (CMP), together with details of what materials were produced and how it was developed and tested in schools. In addition to a discussion of the way in which a variety of institutions used the materials, four tutors...

An Addendum to Cockcroft

An Addendum to Cockcroft, from the Resources for Learning Development Unit (RLDU), was written by a group of Avon secondary mathematics teachers who recognised that the wide-ranging recommendations within the report would have an impact on the teaching of mathematics. Changes would depend on the willingness of...

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