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Problem Solving Teaching Ideas

Problem Solving Teaching Ideas
Understanding Word Problems - Use your comprehension time to discuss strategies for understanding word problems! Teaching Problems - Some advice and tips for teaching problem solving to children. Bingo Investigation - Maths investigation based around a short play (scripts and information is included). Nim! An interactive version of the popular puzzle game. Contributed by Planet Primary. Magic Squares - Can you children complete these magic squares? <A HREF=" More Resources:

Mad Minute Practice Sheet . . . . . . . . . Name_____________ Date____________ XtraMath Percentages Worksheets Percentage Basics 1 - illustrates 25%, 50%, 75% and 100% Percentage Basics 2 - illustrates 20%, 10%, 90% and 80% The above sheets can both be cut into three and used for discussion. It may be worthwhile for learners to stick them into their exercise books for reference. They use shaded shapes to illustrate percentages, and give examples of how percentages relate to fractions including hundredths. Percentages, fractions & decimals Learners need to fill in the gaps to show the percentages, fractions and decimals that are represented by shaded squares and circles. answers Circle Percentages Percentages are illustrated here as sectors of circles. Spider Percentages The task here is to work out the percentage of a whole line that a spider has travelled at the points indicated. answers The following 2 worksheets are designed to gently introduce learners to percentages of quantities: Percentages- Shape Shading Three sets of shapes need to be shaded. Percentages- Circle the Dots

Math Games - from Kangaroo Maths - Kenny's Pouch Assessment resources linked to National Curriculum levels ┬┐Convinced? | Levelopaedia | Level Ladders | Tracking Sheets | Level Descriptors | Assessing Pupils' Progress ┬┐Convinced? A resource package based on the assessment criteria from Levels 3 to 8, as coded and paraphrased below. Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6 Level 7 Level 8 Levelopaedia Okay, so it's a silly made up word, but we hope that these might prove useful. Level Ladders Written from a teacher's perspective to give a sense of progression through the National Curriculum levels in each of the topic areas below. Tracking Sheets To be used in conjunction with the interactive schemes of work, these sheets allow pupils to record their success level against specified assessment criteria and track their own progress. Level Descriptors APP assessment criteria: The nationally agreed assessment criteria for assessing pupils' progress (A3 format)Level descriptor sheets: The above assessment criteria in a single level to a page format.

Khan Academy Fun Kids Online Math Games "Sheppard offers everything from early math to pre-algebra. The lessons include interactive activities to practice concepts. Students can shoot fruit, pop balloons, and even play math man (the math version of pac man!). Fractions, place value, money, and basic operations are some of the areas that are covered. Check it out at " --Shannon Jakeman , "Online math games, like the ones that you'll find for free at Sheppard Software, provide a valuable opportunity for children to learn a great deal while they're having fun. It can be very difficult for parents to find productive and worthwhile activities for children on the Internet; however fun online math games do offer a wonderful alternative. This free section of Sheppard Software was written for children. Sheppard Software offers a couple of cute games for the youngest math students. For slightly older kids, there are a number of very popular arcade-style "popup" math games.

Wolfram|Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine Cornwall Council - Primary Mathematics - Renewed Framework Last updated: 25/03/2014 Whole School Renewed Framework Resources These lists intend to support teachers in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 when considering resources to use during the teaching of each unit. Resources to Support the Learning and Teaching of the Renewed Mathematics Framework Examples of how some objectives from the renewed mathematics frameworks can be included in contexts. Renewed framework Autumn term possible contexts Renewed Framework Resources Planning Flowchart Year 1 Overview Year 2 Overview Year 3 Overview Year 4 Overview Year 5 Overview Year 6 Overview Key Learning Objective Record Sheets for the Renewed Framework Parents' Information Sheets These sheets for each term enable you to share key learning for each year group. Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Assessment for Learning questions for each block of the renewed framework. Block A AFL questions Y1 to Y6 Block B AFL questions Y1 to Y6 Block C questions Y1 to Y6 Block D questions Y1 to Y6 Block E questions Y1 to Y6 More