Results for "problem solving" (260)

Teaching primary mathematics for new and recently qualified teachersMY006

"The only way to learn mathematics is to do mathematics," Paul Halmos. This activity is aimed at those teachers in the early stages of their careers who would like to develop their mathematics teaching. You will explore current good practice in mathematics, engage with practical resources to support learning in...

Ratio

This SMILE resource contains two packs of games, investigations, worksheets and practical activities supporting the teaching and learning of ratio and a booklet 'The Golden Rectangle'.Ratio pack one contains twelve work cards with a wide variety of activities covering comparing lengths, introducing simple ratio,...
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2000 - 2009

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Super Sucker: Designing a Machine to Clean up Litter

This resource provides a design and technology project for older primary children. Linking to the topic of electricity, it provides a practical context in which children focus on electric circuits, motors and batteries to build their own mini-vacuum cleaner. The series of four lessons begins by introducing the...
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2010 to date

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Practice Book 6a

These materials, produced by the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching (CIMT) for the primary extension of the Mathematics Enhancement Programme, include the pages from Practice Book 6a with detailed lesson plans and all necessary resources to accompany them. Students learn to solve algebraic equations,...
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2000 - 2009

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Primary national strategy 'securing level' materials

These materials, from the Primary National Strategy, are intended to support teachers in ensuring that as many students as possible make the progress necessary to reach specific National Curriculum levels in mathematics. The guidance identifies key areas of learning that students need to secure in order to attain that...
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2000 - 2009

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Good Practice in Primary Mathematics: Evidence from 20 Successful Schools

This resource from Ofsted is a report and summary of the findings of the survey on good practice in primary mathematics teaching, which was conducted following a ministerial request for Ofsted to provide evidence on effective practice in the teaching of early arithmetic, published in November 2011. It focuses on...
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2010 to date

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Shanghai maths project: practice book 6

This sample of activities comes from the Shanghai maths project: practice book 6, aimed at Year 6. Based on an approach which supports whole class teaching and the development of depth of understanding, iIt provides questions for children to practise their learning about:Solving missing number problemsUsing mental and...
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2010 to date

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Developing a Feeling for Number

These resources from Shropshire Centre for Mathematics Education provide a framework which offers a curriculum, to aid arithmetical development, that is consistent with the broad principles of an activity-based, interactive, problem solving curriculum.The underlying philosophy behind these activities is that the...
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1990 - 1999

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Design and Technology: the National Curriculum - Key Stages 1-4 (1999)

The 1999 edition of the Design and Technology National Curriculum included set out clearly the programmes of study and attainment targets for Key Stages One to Four. It sets out the importance of design and technology education to students' performance across the curriculum in promoting social, moral and cultural...
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1990 - 1999

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Paper Helicopters - Mathematics

This resource, aimed at primary level, is linked to the science Paper Helicopters resource. It uses the paper helicopter investigation to provide mathematical activity ideas looking at: shapes, lines and angles found in the helicopter template, perimeter and area, average drop time, ratio and problem solving. The...
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2010 to date

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