Maths Investigations

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Created byandrewchadwick

A list of over 20 Maths problems, puzzles, games and investigations that I collated during my MaST (Maths Specialist Teacher) course last year. Whilst easy to use as they are in KS2, most could easily be adapted for KS1 too. Please use them as a starting point to extend and develop where you, or your class, want to take them: 'What would happen if ...'

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Maths Investigations

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CreatedSep 23, 2012
UpdatedDec 9, 2014

209 Reviews

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    user avatarlangston16 days agoreport

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    user avatarrosegrey1711 days agoreport

    Looking forward to trying this in the classroom, thank you!

  • 5
    user avatarPaddles02a month agoreport

    Allowing students to think, try out ideas and come to an answer/answers is a sure way keep maths interesting, challenging and a stimulus for discussion.

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    user avatarnadegemartin2 months agoreport

    Fantastic, thank you. I have to teach a lesson on multiplication and one of this investigations allow the children to experience commutativity and draw conclusions from manipulating the numbers.

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    user avatarfizzgog2 months agoreport

    Extends thinking using a variety of investigations. Encourages use of mathematical language. I need more of a focus on subtraction right now. Thank you for sharing.