Results for "problem solving" (231)

Starters and Puzzles

Subtangent has provided 30 starters and puzzles along with a version of forbidden words, a game where a student has to select a card and communicate a given word to others without using any of the forbidden words written on the card.
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2000 - 2009

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Thinking Things Through

This resource from Leone Burton developed from a research project supported by the Social Science Research Council, directed by the author and run in collaboration with more than thirty teachers and 850 students aged between nine and thirteen. During the project teachers were asked to change their role and they were...
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1980 - 1989

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Place Value Activities for Students Aged 9-11

In this activity, published by BEAM, students have to solve mathematical clues to discover a hidden four-digit number. Each place value has a different clue which requires students to solve a problem using a variety of operations including squaring numbers, adding and subtracting decimals and using BODMAS correctly...
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2010 to date

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Logical Number Reasoning Activity

This activity combines computing and maths to look at algorithms. Children are challenged to solve missing number problems in number sequences, using logical reasoning. Additional challenges are then presented, and children are asked to share not just the answer, but the approach they took to solving the problem and...
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2010 to date

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Spaghetti Structures

Engineers put pure scientific knowledge into practice – but their jobs often involve practical testing, problem-solving and teamwork too. This activity calls all of these skills into action, to help build a tall, strong tower using spaghetti and marshmallows.Learning outcomes:Investigate the strength of different...
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2010 to date

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Ratio Makes Sense

This resource from SMILE focuses on ratio. Each activity is accompanied by teachers' notes, which give advice on appropriate ways of using the activity and any additional equipment required.Pencils - recognising and describing simple ratios in the context of measurementWalking to school - developing...
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2000 - 2009

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Mathematical Challenges for Able Pupils in Key Stages One and Two

This book of challenges for more able students from the National Numeracy Strategy contains puzzles and problems. These are accessible to a wide range of students. There are four separate files covering Years One and Two, Years Three and Four, and Years Five and Six and the solutions.The problems are intended to...
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2000 - 2009

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Teaching guidance and support materials

These resources were published as the Numeracy and then the Primary National Strategy evolved and indicated needs in further guidance on teaching calculations and more materials for teaching specific ability groups of students.The collection contains:Numbers and patterns: laying foundations in mathematics focuses...
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2000 - 2009

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Mastery in primary mathematicsMY002

The essential idea behind mastery is that all children need to develop a deep understanding of the mathematics they are learning so that they can apply it to solve a variety of problems. Through using a wide range of strategies, pupils are supported through the use of manipulatives and models and challenged to...

Mastery in primary mathematicsMY002A19

Start Date05 Dec 2019
Duration2 Days
VenueYork
FeesFrom £640.00 + VAT. Fees can vary, see page for more details
BursaryENTHUSE Bursary - £540.00
The essential idea behind mastery is that all children need to develop a deep understanding of the mathematics they are learning so that they can apply it to solve a variety of problems. Through using a wide range of strategies, pupils are supported through the use of manipulatives and models and challenged to...

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