Results for "problem solving" (408)

Ringing True (14-16)

This resource, from Siemens, looks at the function of a wheel bearing on trains and the importance of finding out whether replacement is needed. Students consider the cost implications of replacing bearings before it is necessary and the cost and safety implications of not replacing them in time. Traditionally, wheels...
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2010 to date

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Red and Blue Boxes

These mathematics materials from The Shell Centre offer teachers exciting and innovative ways of teaching problem solving and graphical representation. Problems with Patterns and Numbers is aimed at the upper half of the ability range and ages 13-16, but is more widely applicable with some adaptation. The Language...
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1980 - 1989

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Mathionaire

Students are challenged to answer a series of mathematical questions in this game from Subtangent. There are 14 questions to be answered correctly before reaching one million pounds and there is the opportunity for students to change their mind before committing to their answer. The questions cover a wide range of...
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2000 - 2009

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Something in Common: Number

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 number in Key Stage 3. Each problem comes with several different versions of a problem that have ‘something in common’. Having discovered the ‘something in...
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2010 to date

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Something in Common: Data Handling

This sub-collection of resources from the ‘Something in Common’ collection contains two resources designed to bring a problem solving approach to the teaching of data handling in Key Stages 3 and 4. Each problem comes with several different versions of a problem that have ‘something in common’. Having discovered the ‘...
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2010 to date

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Something in Common: Algebra

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 algebra in Key Stages 3 and 4. Each problem comes with several different versions of a problem that have ‘something in common’. Having discovered the ‘...
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2010 to date

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Secondary Mathematics Classroom Resources

This collection of resources, produced by the Association of Teachers of Mathematics, are design to support the teaching and learning of mathematics in secondary school. The activities are a mixture of problem-solving tasks, open-ended tasks, games and puzzles designed to develop students' understanding and...
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2010 to date

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Shell Centre

The Shell Centre has produced a range of innovative teaching materials for mathematics education, together with research publications and tests. Most of these were developed at the Shell Centre for Mathematical Education at the University of Nottingham, UK. The two collections, Numeracy through Problem Solving and...
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1980 - 1989

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Teachers TryScience

Teachers TryScience was developed to bring best practices in design-based learning to schools. These lessons, along with teaching strategies and resources, are designed to spark students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Design-based learning gives flexibility to facilitate and...
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2010 to date

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Classroom Resources

This collection from Teachers TV features videos, covering a wide range of mathematics topics, which are intended to be shown in class. Often ideal for use as as a lesson starter, some show practical applications of mathematical principles which pose problems for students to solve. Areas covered include: *algebra...
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2000 - 2009

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