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Braille

Braille is a system of dots which enables blind people to read and this resource, from the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching, provides the opportunity for students to explore the patterns used in this code. The activities are designed to prompt class discussion and mathematical thinking, while engaging...

EAN Bar Codes

Bar codes are used extensively and this resource, from the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching, enables students to explore how they are structured. The activities are designed to prompt class discussion and mathematical thinking as students learn how to check that a code is valid and develop their own...

Lorenz Cipher Machine

The development of techniques used by code-breakers at Bletchley Park Breaking during World War II is the focus of this resource, from the Centre for Innovations in Mathematics Teaching. New branches of statistical analysis and the development of the electronic computer emerged from this work and here students...

Trigonometry

This SMILE resource contains two packs of games, investigations, worksheets and practical activities supporting the teaching and learning of trigonometry, from an investigation leading to Pythagoras’ theorem to using the sine and cosine rules.

Trigonometry pack one contains nine work cards...

Collecting Data

This SMILE resource contains one pack of games, investigations, worksheets and practical activities supporting the teaching and learning of data collection.

Collecting data contains five work cards with activities covering how to perform a vehicle survey, how to compare hand and foot size,...

Displaying Data

This SMILE resource contains one pack of games, investigations, worksheets and practical activities supporting the teaching and learning of displaying data.

Displaying data contains fourteen work cards with a wide variety of activities covering drawing pie charts, drawing pictograms, using...

Numeracy - Handling Data

This Teachers TV programme observes a Year Four class at a Bristol primary school where teacher Simon Mills uses the problem of the distribution of colours in a tube of sweets to explore the challenge of understanding frequency and interpreting and presenting data.

The class worked in the school's ICT...

Numeracy - Interpreting Data

This Teachers TV programme follows on from the programme Numeracy - Handling Data where Year Four teacher Simon Mills taught three lessons on data handling using Excel in the ICT suite.

Professors Rosamund...

KS2 Maths - Geometry: Lesson Review

In this programme from Teachers TV Petula Allen, headteacher and former mathematics adviser helps Gary Clapperton review his lesson on Geometry with Year Six.

Petula reflects on how useful the whiteboard is and they...

Fun with Maths

This programme from Teachers TV shows how teaching assistants at one primary school are supporting mathematics both in and out of the classroom. The teaching assistants at Glenbrook Primary School have developed games and activities to help teach mathematics and engage children who need extra support.

Sue...

Reception 1

This programme from Teachers TV follows teachers Johanna Moore and Kristabel Harwood from Berridge Infant School, a multicultural school in Nottingham. They each choose a target child to focus on over the day, Jade and Shoaib. Throughout the day they create a balance between teacher-led and child-initiated...

Reception 2

In this programme from Teachers TV a panel of early years experts analyse the practice at Berridge Infant School and talk about the balance between child-led and adult initiated play.

Sheila Sage, primary adviser with responsibility for early years in Worcestershire, is joined by Ged Cotton, an infant...

Key Understanding in Mathematics Learning: Paper 1 Overview

This review, published by the Nuffield Foundation, presents a synthesis of research on mathematics learning by children from the age of five to the age of sixteen years and identifies the issues that are fundamental to understanding children’s mathematics learning. The report concentrates on three main questions...

Languages, Mathematics and the Baccalaureate

This report, produced by the Nuffield Foundation, is in response to the Tomlinson Working Group on 14–19 Reform, set up as an outcome of the Government paper, ‘14–19: Opportunity and excellence’. Nuffield’s conviction was that proposals to reform assessment can only be authoritative if they take account of the...

Choosing the Right STEM Degree Course: Investigating the Information Available

This report focuses on progression from post-16 education in schools and colleges into STEM first degree programmes and proposes a number of recommendations for improving levels of communication among the main stakeholders.

SCORE commissioned the Centre for Education and Industry, which is based at the...

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