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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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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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PEMC 2019 – What a way to start the term!

The first day back after the holidays and we started in style! Teams of 3 pupils (predominately P6 and P7) from schools all over Highland congregated at Dingwall Academy to take part in this year’s Primary Enterprising Maths Challenge for … Continue reading

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