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Children struggle with school maths as teaching methods don't focus enough on allowing children to use it, argues an expert.
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NIce start to a lesson on percentages. Stop the video after his maths attempt and ask them whether they agree with him. Is 3/10 really 60%?
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This is a great whole class activity to develop mental addition and subtraction skills.
A good activity to get pupils to think about working to a budget.
A great activity that helps pupils see the use of maths in a real life context
This is an example of a range of thinking strips we have available for maths. Great for starting a lesson on adding fractions. This could be revisited at the end of the lesson and the class could be encouraged to discuss how their original ideas differ.
A quick 10 minute problem for every day of the year. Aimed at KS3 but could be used for MAT pupils at KS2.
This is a nice activity to allow pupils to feel safe to make mistakes and also puts the teacher in the role of learner with their pupils. You're not going to know the answers any more than the pupils are, so it's a great activity to do together, making educated guesses and discussing each other's suggestions.
This is a video tutorial to show to effectively blend an NGfL Cymru Maths investigation with group/paired work to develop mathematical skills at KS2 and KS3...
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Mathematics expresses values that reflect the cosmos, including orderliness, balance, harmony, logic, and abstract beauty.-Deepak Chopra Math and I don't get along. While we are civil out of neces...
This is a great mental maths/logic challenge for pupils of all ages and abilities. It promotes personalised learning as it allows individuals to achieve success at their own level.
This is a great activity to get pupils thinking about money...much better than worksheets!
Nice activity that develops thinking as well as numeracy skills
Love this for maths in the real world. These could be used as a quick starter to a lesson. Maybe you could then move on to Supermarket dash after this??
Word of warning - Only use this on the IWB - dont let the pupils have access to this on their computers as Ive spotted some choice comments beneath a couple of the photos.
This is another great way of allowing everyone in the class to give an answer and you can be checking their understanding at the same time.
This is one of many investigations we have available on NGfL Cymru. They all follow the format of the skills framework 'plan; develop; reflect' thus allowing pupils to develop both their thinking and mathematical skills.
This is a Good Practice report outlining an effective lesson blending the interactive resource on NGfL Cymru with group work away from the computer.
If you like the activities we have created to enhance numeracy, then many similar templates are available on the NGfL Cymru website to registered users. These can be downloaded, adapted and saved so that you have your own bespoke resources.
Login in or register then click on GOOD PRACTICE on the top toolbar, then click on TOOLS TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF THINKING