Results for "problem solving" (221)

Mathematics education policies and reports: international comparisons

This collection contains a variety of reports published by a number of organisations comparing mathematical performance across countries. The reports include:Primary Problems - a First Curriculum for Mathematics, produced by Politeia, which responds to the developments in the educational reform of mathematics,...
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2010 to date

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Equations

This SMILE resource contains two packs of games, investigations, worksheets and practical activities supporting the teaching and learning of equations, from solving simple linear equations to solving Diophantine problems.Equations pack one contains fifteen work cards with a wide variety of activities covering...
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2000 - 2009

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Bridging Units

This resource from SMILE Mathematics provides materials for two units of work that can be used in Key Stage Two and Key Stage Three. They provide an opportunity for curriculum continuity for students transferring from primary to secondary school, although they can be used as standalone units in each phase. Each...
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2000 - 2009

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Ace mathematics games

Easy to play and requiring only basic equipment, these games engage even the most reluctant of learners whilst boosting confidence for all. Great for teachers, parents, intervention workers, teaching assistants and private tutors. The flexible nature of this game pack offers the promotion of problem solving and...
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2010 to date

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IET Faraday maths resources

This  resource collection, from the IET Faraday programme with support from MEI and Tomorrow's Engineers, contains a number of stimulating maths actives that give an insight into the real-life applications of classroom-based mathematics. The resources give students the chance to explore the...
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2010 to date

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ENGINEER

This collection contains ten activities which support science learning within the context of a wide range of engineering design challenges. Designed to foster questioning and creativity and to develop problem-solving skills including testing alternative options, interpreting results and evaluating their solutions...
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2010 to date

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Floating Garden STEM challenge

This challenge, from Practical Action, requires students to design and build a model structure that will enable farmers to grow crops even in an area that may become flooded. A floating garden, built on a base of aquatic weeds, is a cheap and sustainable way of allowing people to grow vegetables. The resource can be...
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2010 to date

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Engineers Without Borders UK (EWB)

This collection is produced by Engineers Without Borders UK (EWB) , an international development organisation that aims to remove barriers to development through engineering. It contains resources which challenge children to discuss big issues facing the modern world and the challenges this poses for engineers trying...
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2010 to date

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Nix the tricks

The book ‘Nix the Tricks’ looks at tricks and short cuts used in maths, explains why they are so damaging, and then provides an alternative method that teaches for understanding. If you cringe when a student says ‘cross multiply’ whenever they see a problem involving fractions, then this is the book for you.The...
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2010 to date

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Spreadsheet Tasks

This resource contains ten instant maths ideas using spreadsheets to solve mathematical problems. Mathematical topics explored include: * solving equations to complete a think of a number puzzle * completion of magic squares * exploring different sequences * the ‘Rich Aunt’ problem * an exploration of cubic...
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2000 - 2009

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