Puzzleboxx is a collection of puzzles and problem solving activities suitable for upper KS2 children.
Well suited for maths groupwork, they are arranged into visual, word based, practical, logical and lateral problems so there's something here to suit everyone.
Choose a problem that involves your students in applying current learning.
Remember that the context of most problems can be adapted to suit your students and your current class inquiry. The site also includes Problem Solving Information.
Enough time should be given for children to complete these activities.
Make them realise that they shouldn't just give up.From problem solving cards to games packs, we have everything you need when it comes to maths problem solving activities - browse our great range today!Two cycling-mad schoolchildren are taken on a tour of the National Cycling Centre in Manchester.Our sister site, uk, provides 265 free educational interactive teaching resources and activities for Primary/Elementary Schools, teachers, parents & children.Suitable for use on an IWB, PC or Mac at school and at home.The fourth article builds on the third by discussing what we mean by problem-solving skills and how NRICH can help children develop these skills.Scroll down to see groups of tasks from the site which will give learners experience of specific skills.They meet world individual pursuit champion Sarah Storey, and are set a maths challenge related to cycling.Imagine that you're walking along the beach, a rather nice sandy beach with just a few small pebbles in little groups here and there.This provides you with practical information about how to implement problem solving in your maths programme as well as some of the philosophical ideas behind problem solving.This feature is somewhat larger than our usual features, but that is because it is packed with resources to help you develop a problem-solving approach to the teaching and learning of mathematics.