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Maths Workshops by The Problem Solving Company

The Problem Solving Company offers Maths workshops for both Primary and Secondary Schools throughout the UK.Our National Curriculum based workshops are a great way to improve the image of Maths in your school. Using large resources enables maximum participation for the groups and helps encourage communication and team...

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Maths Workshops by The Problem Solving Company

The Problem Solving Company offers Maths workshops for both Primary and Secondary Schools throughout the UK.
Our National Curriculum based workshops are a great way to improve the image of Maths in your school. Using large resources enables maximum participation for the groups and helps encourage...

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19 April 2018

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Secondary School Maths Workshops by The Problem Solving Company

If your Secondary School is looking to hold a maths enrichment day the The Problem Solving Company’s KS3 and KS4 maths activity days are a great way to involve either small numbers of students or whole year groups.For large number of students to participate for longer durations, we can provide an instructor for...

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Problem solving in computing and across STEM - part 1

UK students are good problem solvers. PISA tests reveal that they are better than most international peers, including those from countries with better performance in mathematics and reading. Can this help their achievement in computing and other STEM subjects?This series of articles explores problem solving in computing and across STEM, asking ‘what is...

Problem solving in computing and across STEM - part 2

In part 1 we discovered that STEM subjects have common practices that can be shared and taught in the same way to reinforce and improve students’ learning. In part 2 we look at a possible approach to problem solving in computing and how this touches other STEM subjects.Solving problems in computing – a possible approachComputers process data. Problem...

Teaching A level mathematics: proof, problem solving and modellingMY216

Changes to A level specifications are to be introduced in 2017.  These will require all students to study aspects of Pure mathematics, Statistics and Mechanics.  In addition, three overarching themes of Mathematical Argument and Proof, Problem Solving, and Mathematical Modelling must be applied across the whole A...

Problem solving in computing and across STEM - part 3

Our previous articles (part 1 and part 2) have looked at how problem solving is used in STEM subjects and the skills that can be transferred to other subjects to improve learning.In part 3 we learn how debugging can be utilised in other lessons as well as posing questions we as teachers should all be thinking about…Debugging – evaluation and testing in...

Secondary School Maths Workshops by The Problem Solving Company

If your Secondary School is looking to hold a maths enrichment day the The Problem Solving Company’s KS3 and KS4 maths activity days are a great way to involve either small numbers of students or whole year groups.

For large number of...

Publication date:
19 April 2018

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How do you solve a problem like girls in physics?

Three years ago my colleagues and I sat down to discuss how we could, in our own small way, help to tackle the problem of a low uptake of A level physics by girls. The result was a termly event called Girls in Physics.The aim of this evening event is to create a space for girls to network with each other, to meet students with similar interests, and to...

Puzzles and problems

I'll use this thread to post various puzzles and problems that you might like to ty out on the more enterprising pupils.

First a question involving the use of matrices to extract square roots. The problem is attached as a PDF file.

Also some advice to teachers: This problem is not...


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