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NRICH 15 problems

15 problem solving activities from NRICH to support the development of student process skills. With supporting resources 
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18 November 2015

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Problem solving in mathematics: not such a new thing after all!

Problem solving is a key requirement of the new mathematics curriculum. The assessment objectives for the new mathematics GCSE states that a quarter of the marks at foundation level are awarded for students demonstrating their ability to solve problems, for the higher GCSE paper, the requirement is 30%.But as we all know, problem solving in mathematics is...

Compass: Common Problem Solving Strategies as Links between Mathematics and Science

This project worked to provide teachers with rich tasks to develop interdisciplinary approaches that bring together mathematics and science. The materials support students in exploring meaningful problems in a European context in ways that develop their scientific problem solving and inquiry skills. They are...
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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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2010 to date

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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...

Using manipulatives to enhance understanding and problem solving in primary mathematicsMY005A17

Start Date07 Jun 2018
Duration2 Days
VenueYork
FeesFrom £500.00 + VAT. Fees can vary, see page for more details
BursaryENTHUSE Bursary - £600.00
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...

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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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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Problem solving challenge: Fire detection with the Internet of Things

In this 5 hour Mathematics teaching pack, students are asked to consider how the internet of things can connect the previously unconnected, and how this can be used in fire detection systems.Students are asked to work towards a CREST Discovery Award by designing a connected fire detection system in teams and...
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2010 to date

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Problem solving challenge: using computational thinking and the Internet of Things to improve fire safety

This five hour teaching pack examines how everyday technologies can be connected via the Internet Of Things (IoT) to improve fire safety. From the sensors that detect heat and gases; through the connected computers that read and shape data shared through the cloud; to the networked end-user devices presenting...
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2010 to date

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