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Maths Week Scotland – Maths v Sport

On Thursday this week, I was fortunate enough to attend the Maths v Sport presentation given by Dr Tom Crawford from the University of Oxford. It was great to see a mix of adults and kids there.  It was a … Continue reading

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Math’s Week Scotland – Friday’s Challenge

Well, it’s not so much of a challenge today and more of a game to continue on with our weekly theme of bringing you a game a week that can be adapted to teach pupils working from Early through to … Continue reading

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Math’s Week Scotland – Thursday’s Challenge

Great to see some photos on Twitter from classes solving some of the problems from earlier in the week!  We hope you’re having fun so far… here’s today’s challenge. The Four Coins Problem You’re creating a new coin system for … Continue reading

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Math’s Week Scotland – Wednesday’s Challenge

Today we bring you a problem solving task from NRICH called Four Colours This would be suitable for both Primary and Secondary pupils. Less experienced problem solvers may take more of a trial and error approach to this while others … Continue reading

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Math’s Week Scotland – Tuesday’s Challenge

Today we bring you a strategy game: The Shannon Switching Game from the University of Edinburgh. This games is aimed at Upper Primary and Secondary. There are 10 different game boards to choose from (two examples are below). The rules … Continue reading

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Maths Week Scotland – Monday’s Challenge

This activity has been inspired by the work of John Mason’s More/Less Grids and is almost an exact replication of his original More or Less Perimeter and Area Task. The original task can be found here with other ideas for … Continue reading

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More Ideas for Maths Week Scotland

Local: Beads and Seeds – STEM Highland This looks like a great opportunity for Maths Week Scotland and has come out of a collaboration between the University of Glasgow and the STEM Highland.  Two live online CPD sessions for this … Continue reading

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