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Solving Real Problems with CSE Mathematics

Solving Real Problems with CSE Mathematics, produced by the Spode Group, is a volume of case studies used to give students experience and confidence in using mathematics in a practical context.A variety of mathematical topics are used in the case studies to show the the diversity of problem situations for which a...
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1980 - 1989

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Solving problems with circles and triangles

This lesson develops the concept of using geometric properties to solve problems. In particular students develop their ability in:Solving problems by determining the lengths of the sides in right triangles using trigonometryFinding the measurements of shapes by decomposing complex shapes into simpler onesA diagram...
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2010 to date

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Solving Real Problems with Mathematics Volume 1

Volume one of two publications produced by the Spode Group with the aim of providing a useful set of examples that are convincing applications of mathematics and applications which can be taught in schools.This volume contains case studies with three distinct components: problem statement, teaching notes and possible...
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1980 - 1989

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Solving Real Problems with Mathematics Volume 2

Volume two of two publications produced by the Spode Group with the aim of providing a useful set of examples that are convincing applications of mathematics and applications which can be taught in schools.This volume contains case studies with three distinct components: problem statement, teaching notes and possible...
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1980 - 1989

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Using Computers in Mathematical Problem Solving

These two publications from the the Mathematics Centre at the University of Chichester focus on how the use of a microcomputer can be used to allow students to get worthwhile mathematical experiences by using a few words from the computers' programming language.
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1980 - 1989

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Computer Help in Mathematical Problem Solving

This booklet, from the Mathematics Centre at the University of Chichester, explores how the microcomputer can be a valuable tool when engaged in investigating a situation that leads to such laborious arithmetic that the 'sums' spoil the activity, especially in the organisation of data and the start of a search for a...
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1980 - 1989

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Chapter 1: Using the Whole Problem Solving Approach

This chapter in the booklet Relevant and Engaging Statistics and Data Handling from the Royal Statistical Society Centre for Statistical Education (RSSCSE) illustrates with just one example how the problem solving cycle can be integrated within statistics lessons. The lesson shown is one produced by the RSSCSE during...
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2000 - 2009

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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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2010 to date

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Salters' Chemistry Club: chemical problems to solve

This resource describes activities for an informal chemistry club. The aim is to convey the excitement of chemistry and develop students’ curiosity. In this activity, students are challenged to remove the colour from the three samples of copper sulphate solution using three different methods. They then have to prepare...
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2000 - 2009

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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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2010 to date

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