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Nuffield Maths 3: Teacher's Handbook

This resource, from Nuffield Foundation, provides clear guidance on the content, methods and timing appropriate at each stage of the Nuffield Maths 5 - 11 project, which was developed to promote students' understanding of the concepts, as well as proficiency in the...

Nuffield Maths 4: Teacher's Handbook

This resource, from Nuffield Foundation, provides clear guidance on the content, methods and timing appropriate at each stage of the Nuffield Maths 5 - 11 project, which was developed to promote students' understanding of the concepts, as well as proficiency in the...

How to Build a Pond

This resource, from Nuffield Foundation, is an example of how mathematics can arise naturally from a school activity and contains the work of students who attended Lady Margaret Junior School in 1967.

The development of their project to build a pond is described in detail by the class teacher, who recognised...

Athletics Track

The application of mathematics is the focus of this resource, provided by the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching. Students are given information which relates to the layout of an athletics track and are guided through a series of activities that have been designed to prompt class discussion and develop...

Key Understandings in Mathematics Learning

These resources are provided by the Nuffield Foundation who, in 2007, commissioned a team from the University of Oxford to review the available research literature on how children learn mathematics. The resulting review is presented in a series of eight papers.

Paper 1 Overview - summarises...

Learning Maths with Kyane

This programme from Teachers TV follows the progress of one Year Four child as he learns about 3D shapes. Kyane, a student at Erdington Hall Primary near Birmingham, is regularly absent from school due to asthma. He is often behind with school work and is not socially integrated in his class.

Harriet, his...

Independent Learning - KS1 Maths

In this Teachers TV programme, two education experts Malcolm Reed and Alison Fletcher analyse a primary mathematics lesson for a mixed ability class, looking at the teacher's techniques for encouraging independent learning.

Teacher Pritti Poole encourages the use of mathematical vocabulary as she...

Drama 4 Learning - KS1

This Teachers TV programme shows how one teacher incorporates drama into a mathematics lesson on number at reception and Key Stage One.

Terri English at Great Hockham School in Norfolk uses the technique of "Teacher In Role" playing the part of a café owner to make her lesson more engaging for the...

Data Handling in the Classroom

In this Teachers TV programme, a Year Two teacher overcome her own fear of ICT while improving her teaching of data handling at Key Stage One by using the advice of a fellow teacher. Data handling is often conducted using traditional pen and paper methods in the classroom, but ICT offers an effective and simple...

Learning Outdoors

This programme from Teachers TV shows how one school uses the school grounds as a valuable resource for learning across the primary curriculum, especially in numeracy. Pip Mann a Year Three teacher at Hook Primary School in Goole passionately believes in the benefits of learning outdoors.

Using the...

Researching Effective CPD in Mathematics Education

The Researching Effective CPD in Mathematics Education (RECME) project was set up under the umbrella of the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) in England, who provide these resources.

The project's aim was to provide advice, guidance and recommendations to be used by NCETM...

Carbon Footprint

Mathematical modelling is the focus of this resource, from the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching. Students explore the mathematics behind carbon emission measurement and the concept of carbon footprints. Basic calculations for the travel component of a carbon footprint are demonstrated here, but many...

Happy Planet Index

The balance between economic success and the environment is the focus of this resource, from the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching. It provides an example of how mathematics can help to make people more aware of important issues. Students apply statistical measures to interpret a variety of data which...

Heptathlon

The scoring system used for the heptathlon event is the focus of this resource, from the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching. Students are provided with athlete's individual results from the seven events that make up the heptathlon. They then apply relevant formulae to the data and produce tables, or...

Champions League

The application of probability, together with combinatorics, is the focus of this A level resource, from the Centre for Innovation in Mathematical Teaching. The 2008 draw for the Champions League provides data for students to investigate the probabilities of English teams being drawn against each other and to...

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