This resource has a power point to demonstrate the idea of this resource, and show what the finished product would look like. It includes a sheet of 17 word problems which can be printed out, laminated and used with younger children. The hands-on aspect of this idea is rooted in the concept of concrete experiences for younger children, to help them grasp more abstract ideas.
This selection of resources are to promote independent and logical thinking regarding numbers and patterns. This Key stage 1 activity can be used to help children work independently or alone to find number related patterns. It can be extended to larger numbers.
These puzzles can be used for any classification of people! This slide show shows the basic idea and suggests ways to extend and enhance the principles of the puzzles. Games can be made to suit learning themes and children can construct and design their own puzzles to share and challenge each other. There is no limit to the imagination...
This power point and activity sheets, are to help children think logically and methodically about solving number problems. The class could rehearse the skills needed, or just let the children have a go at working out the puzzles.
This website is for 'real' Mathematics and encourages and fosters independent thinking, conjecture, creativity and originality.
The activities are for longer Mathematics sessions, aimed at growing independence and competence at trying out new ideas, even though they may not quite work out, and using this to try again.
This series of resources is to present to teachers some wider ideas as to what Mathematics and learning actually is. It steps outside the National Curriculum and asks some searching questions about what we are doing and why we are doing it.
It is linked to a website called maths anarchy.
An activity to stimulate thought and reasoning around negative and positive numbers and how they work. My intention is to help children think around an idea and how it could be used in life and philosophical ideas in modern presentations of mathematical ideas. This power point is a background for discussion and questions that relate to positive and negative numbers.
This power point is aimed at enriching the experiences of 3rd-5th grade children, and help them project their skills to something more challenging. There is of course more than one answer to the algebra statements, and teachers and children can use them as they see fit. I hope this will help"flip the switch" for tired curriculum exercises...
A website dedicated to investigating, and using Mathematics concepts and skills to enrich and widen understanding of what mathematics is. It has investigations, puzzles and reasoning activities to provide opportunity for creative and innovative thinking and enjoyment of solving problems.
The activities encourage independence and confidence to try out ideas and learn from mistakes.
PowerPoint of mixed word problems using and applying measures to life situations. Various strategies used. Aligned with Common Core State Standards: 2.OA.1, Operations and Algebraic Thinking; 3.OA.8, Operations and Algebraic Thinking; 4.OA.3, Operations and Algebraic Thinking. 5.OA.2
A PowerPoint to demonstrate and illustrate solving word problems involving division. Aligned with Common Core State Standard: 5.NBT.6 Number and Operations in Base Ten: Perform operations with multi-digit whole numbers and with decimals to hundredths.