How to solve problems

What is the most effective way of showing pupils how to solve problems without solving the problems? The concept of problem-solving can be seen by some pupils as fun and challenging and by others as something that is too difficult to contemplate. But the key approach for all pupils, no matter Read more…

Familiarity helps progress

For many children, the key to learning maths is being able to see how the familiar links with the new. Take any random group of primary school pupils and the range of maths understanding within the group will be significant.  Even if the groups are selected by maths ability the Read more…