Gaming and Play-Based Learning

Nurturing young mathematicians

Ems Lord considers how you can enrich the maths experiences of the children in your classroom or early years setting, whatever curriculum or approach to maths you use. She discusses maths activities from NRICH – a collaboration between the faculties of maths and education at the University of Cambridge and part of the Millennium Mathematics Project.
Students using calculators

One of the greatest challenges facing classroom practitioners is engaging children in their learning. When that lesson is mathematics, the level of challenge is easily doubled! In this article, I would like to share a range of mathematical activities which can engage and enthuse even the most reluctant learners, or those facing additional challenges to their learning. Along the way, I’ll share the thinking behind the resources and introduce an exciting new venture which encourages your learners to explore a mathematical landscape and share their ideas with a worldwide audience.

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