Maths Games - Number Key Stage One and Key Stage Two, written by Joe Santaniello, a former primary head, are designed to make maths fun and encourage children to apply mathematical skills and understanding to solve mathematical problems. Each title contains two full-colour game boards, pages of photocopiable resources and teachers' notes. Pounds 12.99 from: Scholastic Publications, Villiers House, Clarendon Avenue, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 5PR, tel. 01926 887799.
In reaction to the common practice of pencil and paper testing in key stage 34 maths classes, a group of Suffolk teachers led by Peter Critchely, an advisory teacher at Suffolk Council, have written a booklet entitled Tired of tests? Some alternative strategies for learning through assessment in mathematics. It is available to Suffolk schools for Pounds 5 and to non-Suffolk organisations for Pounds 10 from: Miss B Kopczak, Inspection and Advice Division, St Andrew House, County Hall, Ipswich, Suffolk IP4 1LJ, tel. 01473 264692.
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