Problems, questions and creativity
Jennifer Piggott explains how teachers can nurture students’ creativity in mathematics by treating problems as invitations to enquiry.
Can you be creative in maths?
Liz Pumfrey and Charlie Gilderdale set out the conditions for maths to be considered a creative subject.
Meet the Nim family
Jennifer Piggott and members of the NRICH team introduce Nim–like games to help children think creatively in mathematics
What’s this got to do with maths?
Jane Holden reports from a secondary school on a project to raise achievement in maths using drama
The ukulele revolution starts here!
Tim and Amanda Lewis discover that the ukulele is an ideal instrument for developing children’s musical creativity
Thinking about the ‘How’
Steve Padget explains why LogoVisual Thinking Kits offer a dynamic medium of thought in English at Key Stage 3
Thinking maps in action
Bob Burden and Judy Silver visit a primary school in Hampshire that has taken on Thinking Maps in a big way
Oliver Caviglioli continues his column on visual tools with a diagram to stimulate creativity
Frameworks for arguments
John Waters and Daniel Meredith introduce tools to sharpen pupils’ thinking in secondary schools