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Solving the Maths Problem: International Perspectives on Mathematics Education

This resource, written by Emma Morris, outlines the core choices facing mathematics education and builds on the recommendations of the 2011 Vorderman Report, by examining which mathematics approaches and reforms have worked overseas. The paper does not recommend directly importing practice from either of the case...
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Capacity Problems

In this activity children are challenged to solve a range of problems relating to capacity in a meaningful context. Children choose a card from a series of cards with capacities indicated on them. They then work in pairs or small groups to discuss how they can create the quantity by using three containers of differing...
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2010 to date

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Problem solving in mathematics: realising the vision through better assessment

This ACME report from June 2016 looks at problem solving in mathematics, with particular focus on summative assessment.Within the report ACME welcomes the strong emphasis on problem solving in recent reforms. It calls for "strong collaboration between the mathematics community, the Department for Education,...
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Problem solving with EYFS, Key Stage One and Key Stage Two children

These three resources, from the National Strategies, focus on solving problems.Logic problems and puzzles was designed to help students become proficient problem solvers in mathematics and identifies the strategies students might draw upon and use to solve them, and the learning approaches teachers can plan to...
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2000 - 2009

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Using manipulatives to enhance understanding and problem solving in primary mathematicsMY005

This exciting new CPD will encourage active learning in primary mathematics lessons with the use of different manipulatives. Research suggests that the use of manipulatives is beneficial to all children's mathematical understanding, and can help children's retention, problem solving and reasoning. During this course...

Investigative and Problem-Solving Approaches to Mathematics and Their Assessment

This resource, first published in 1990, as the Mathematics Teacher's Development Series was written in response to the Cockroft Report to address the recommendation that all mathematics teaching should include opportunities for exposition by the teacher, discussion between teachers and students and between students...
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1990 - 1999

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Think and solve mental maths

This series gives useful practice in applying basic mathematical skills. It includes the four rules, place value, the many topics which occur in the school year, and problem solving. To maintain interest, there are interspersed among the task pages some attractive and appealing visual pages which provide...
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1980 - 1989

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1001 Math Problems

1001mathproblems.com features resources that focus on mathematical reasoning and problem solving. The problems are aimed at Key Stage 3, though many of them would also lend themselves to Key Stage 2. The work is presented here in the form of printable materials with links to the original website to provide colour...
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2010 to date

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Apex maths

The Apex Maths CD-ROMs and books offer extension and enrichment for all through problem solving and mathematical investigations. 
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2000 - 2009

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Access Maths

This collection contains ten resources each containing an engaging activity for mathematics students. Mathematical topics covered include fractions, algebra, area and perimeter, problem solving, factorising quadratics, times tables and brackets.
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2010 to date

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