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Operating Fractions8 March 2015
'Exploring Generalisation with adding, multiplying and dividing fractions'Often thought of as 'basics', fractions have a lot more to them than that! Understanding how to operate and manipulate fractions... more
Finding Fractionsfree8 March 2015
Find two fractions that add up to 3/4? Can you do it? How many pairs can you find? What has to be true about them? What about two fractions that multiply to give 3/4? These and other questions and challenges... more
Divisibilityfree8 March 2015
Arrange the digits from 1 to 9 in such a way that the the number made by the first digit is divisible by 1, the number made by the first 2 digits is divisible by 2, the number made by the first 3 digits... more
Inequalities Introduction25 February 2015
How do we divide numbers into different groups: square numbers, whole numbers, multiples of 3, factors of 36, numbers less than 21 . . etc? One way is to use inequalities to define a set of numbers that... more
F1 Fractions25 January 2015
The activity is a race (but can be played collaboratively instead) to find the pieces of pie that will fit together to fill the "holes" in the race track. The activity aims to give a conceptual, visual... more
MixedNumber-ImproperFractionfree25 January 2015
Almost everyone likes chocolate - and that's what makes sharing so hard! Each person's share is likely to be fairer if you're able to measure quantities exactly.You will play the classic game of Snakes... more
Sine Cosine: Model Wavesfree25 January 2015
The whole of the modern world is founded on our ability to be able to define perfectly the position, and movement, of waves. Mobile phones, X-ray machines, TVs, Telecommunications etc. harness the waves... more
Site guidefree24 January 2015
We are three experienced mathematics teachers currently working at the International School of Toulouse. We have a real passion for those 'lessons to look forward to'. When, on the way to work, we are... more
Fairground Gamesfree19 January 2015
Have you ever lost money on a fairground game? Have you ever wondered how the games are designed? You always see some one win, they look like fun to play, and you always think you have a chance, but somehow... more