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Problem solving and programming checkpoints

Students enjoy the challenge of developing adventure games. This resource from OCR, with supporting teacher guide and student activity sheet can be used to practise computational thinking skills and algorithm development. This is also an ideal opportunity to utilise paired programming as a technique. #Problem...
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Fermi problems

A Fermi problem involves making estimates and using mathematics to answer a question, in more colloquial language they might be termed ‘back of envelope’ calculations.Many of the questions don’t have clear cut answers, and sometimes alternative paths to solutions are possible.The level of mathematics required is...
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Box problem

In this Core Maths task students investigate how to make a box of maximum volume from a given square of card. The ultimate objective is to model a method to work out a box of maximum volume for any size of rectangle.The activity sheet outlines the task for students.The first set of teachers' notes...
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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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Fermi problems: Fermi challenge

This problem assumes that students have completed the ‘Moving Mount Fuji’ problem and is intended to be used as a competition. The problem consists of three separate short problems: 1. How many bricks are needed to build a house.2. What is the value of change that can be fitted in a 5 litre bucket.3. How many...
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Isaac physics teacher CPDRP516

This course is designed for KS5 Physics teachers who would like to become involved in the Issac Physics project whose aims are to improve the problem solving skills of students of A level Physics enable Physics and Maths students from all backgrounds to gain expertise beyond school level prepare students from all...

Teaching the new mathematics A levelMY216

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...

Teaching for deep understanding in A level mathematicsMY501A17

Start Date16 Jul 2018
Duration3 Days
VenueYork
FeesFrom £600.00 + VAT. Fees can vary, see page for more details
BursaryENTHUSE Bursary - £600.00
Are you a teacher of A level mathematics who wishes to reflect on their A level teaching in preparation for the new curriculum? Explore subject pedagogical knowledge in order to develop confidence to teach for understanding and engagement. Discuss the impact of previous professional development and reflect on the...

Teaching for deep understanding in A level mathematicsMY501

Are you a teacher of A level mathematics who wishes to reflect on their A level teaching in preparation for the new curriculum? Explore subject pedagogical knowledge in order to develop confidence to teach for understanding and engagement. Discuss the impact of previous professional development and reflect on the...

Something in Common: A Level Mechanics

This sub-collection of resources from the ‘Something in Common’ collection contains three resources designed to bring a problem solving approach to the teaching of A Level Mechanics. Each problem comes with several different versions of a problem that have ‘something in common’. Having discovered the ‘something in...
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