Mathematics Starters
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Activities for beginning and ending lessons
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Endings...

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A totally updated page, reproduced below, thinking about ending lessons well: Endings What have they learned today? How do we make the important concepts stick? Of course many / most of the starter...
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Collections

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From Transum Software - Maths Starter of the Day. Note that there is a complete index of starters including the topic of the starter. Many of the Shine and Write activities would also make good les...
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Number

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See Games page also. Make a number puzzles with solutions from Brain Food. Many such problems are available, see for example As Easy As 1234 from MathsChallenge.net The Wisweb applets can make exce...
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Desmos Problems

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From Desmos we have the outstanding graphing calculator, their Facebook page (you do not need to be a Facebook user to view this) is also worth keeping an eye on. Some of the photos available make ...
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Settlers

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On Mathsbox.org.uk there are some very nice Settlers, activities which could be given to a class immediately they enter the room for a lesson, giving a clam and productive start to a lesson. (See a...
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Challenges

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UK Maths Challenge questions can make excellent starters. This teachers’ page has links to questions and solutions for all three challenges. Similarly,for a problem every day try the Mathemat...
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William Emeny's comment, April 26, 2013 3:45 PM
Totally agree that these can make excellent starters :-)
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A+ Click Math

A+ Click Math | Mathematics Starters | Scoop.it
I recently learned about A+ Click Math thanks to Craig Barton who describes the site very clearly in Video 29 of his Web Whizz collection. Choose by topic or by age from this extensive collect...
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William Emeny's curator insight, April 27, 2013 9:34 AM

Superb site for starters

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Mistakes

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The Classic Mistakes website has a gallery of posters of classic errors made in the subject. These could be a prompt for a useful discussion starter activity. Note that an audio file is also availa...
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Puzzles Collection

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I was reminded once again of the value of joining Diigo groups this morning when an email led to the following site shared by Martin Burrett. Sitalakshmi Seshadrinathan’s  Gymnasium for Brain ...
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Statistics

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Furbles (Alec McEachran) helps younger students see connections between data and charts. Choose the number of Furbles and colours you require, lower and upper limits for the number of eyes and side...
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Flash Maths

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Jonathan Hall’s Flash Maths site has an excellent collection of starters. The resources can be displayed full screen making excellent interactive whiteboard resources, they could also be used...
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Here's the diagram...

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What's the question? Seeing this well received resource, GCSE Question Prompts on TES recently reminded me that I have successfully used this idea myself before. For example for GCSE revision I hav...
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Arithmagons

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Arithmagons can make ideal starters or plenaries as well as being used for a main lesson activity.
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Lilydale High School's curator insight, February 21, 2016 7:43 PM

A good hook to start a maths class.

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Algebra

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Don Steward has posted this sum and product task (developed in the UK by Barbara Ball and Derek Ball which would be ideal for a starter. For example find three expressions such that the sum is 5d+5...
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Bingo!

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Reblogged from Mathematics, Learning and Web 2.0: I first came across Mathsbox.org.uk when looking at some resources on TES (TES requires registration but all resources are free).
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Grade that Question

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Zeb Friedman’s excellent Grade that Question resources on the Suffolk Maths site will certainly help students become familiar with what is required at each level or grade and would make an ideal st...
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Starter Of The Day

A different Maths lesson starter for each day of the year. Boost your mind power with these brain exercises. Give your mental ability a work out with a range of mathematical puzzles, speed tests and creative ideas.
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Starter/Plenary

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Interactive Whiteboard Resources for Teachers. A variety of free, easy to use IWB resources, for teaching a variety of subjects.
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Games

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Many games can make excellent starters – see Maths Games and Puzzles See Connect Three, Multiplication (both Nrich), Make 24, Sumdog and Make 1000 under Number for example. The Countdown Numb...
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Primitives Application

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This application from Ptolemy.co.uk by Alec McEachran provides an excellent visualisation of  the prime factorisation of a number. This has been added to the Primes page. Note that you can enter...
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