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Practical Geometry

These two books from the Shell Centre are part of the Extended Tasks for GCSE Mathematics support material produced for students as they pursued practical geometry tasks within any mathematics scheme. The practical geometry tasks were intended to stimulate students' interest in, and understanding of, the three-...

Applications

These two books from the Shell Centre focus on applications. The tasks are intended to stimulate students' interest in, and understanding of, the world in which they live. As they pursue these tasks students will be involved in selecting materials and mathematics to use for their chosen task, checking they have...

Pure Investigations

These two books from the Shell centre focus on the pure investigations. The pure investigation tasks are, perhaps, rather different from the other two main types of extended task, those of a practical nature and those of an applied nature, in the sense that they allow students to seek out the pattern and beauty of...

Extended Tasks for GCSE Mathematics: Teacher's Guide and Impact

The teacher’s guide from the Shell Centre which accompanies the series of modules to support school-based assessment is the main guide to the materials. It makes some suggestions as to how the materials might best be used. It was not intended that this guide should be read from cover to cover at the first attempt...

Statistics and Probability

This book, 'Finding out', from the Shell centre offers a range of materials designed to support students as they pursue extended tasks relating to statistical investigations. The analysis of real data which is of some personal significance can be much more rewarding for students than the completion of exercises...

Ginn Science Assessment Booklet: Written Questions Level (Year) Four

The Ginn Science Assessment Booklet of written questions for level four (students aged eight to nine years) was published in 1989. This was before the term ‘level’ acquired special meaning in the National Curriculum Assessment. Here ‘level’ can be equated with ‘Year’. The questions are grouped in 10 sets, each set...

Ginn Science Assessment Booklet: Written Questions Level (Year) Five

The Ginn Science Assessment Booklet of written questions for level five (students aged 9 to 10 years) was published in 1989. This was before the term ‘level’ acquired special meaning in the National Curriculum Assessment. Here 'level’ can be equated with ‘Year’. The questions are grouped in 10 sets, each set being...

Ginn Science Assessment Booklet: Written Questions Level (Year) Six

The Ginn Science Assessment Booklet of written questions for level six (students aged 10 to 11 years) was published in 1989. This was before the term ‘level’ acquired special meaning in the National Curriculum assessment. Here ‘level’ can be equated with ‘Year’. The questions are grouped in nine sets, each set...

Ginn Science Assessment Booklet: Written Questions Level Three

The Ginn Science Assessment Booklet of written questions for level three (students aged seven to eight years) was published in 1989. This was before the term ‘level’ acquired special meaning in the National Curriculum assessment. Here ‘level’ can be equated with ‘Year’. The questions are grouped in nine sets, each...

Solving Real Problems with Mathematics Volume 2

Volume two of two publications produced by the Spode Group with the aim of providing a useful set of examples that are convincing applications of mathematics and applications which can be taught in schools.

This volume contains case studies with three distinct components: problem statement, teaching notes...

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