Tag: Numeracy

You are getting older – combining history with numeracy in the classroom

You’re getting old! This a an online tool where you enter a date, such as a birthdate, and the site presents a whole range of calculations related to that day by comparison to the current date and time. The calculations presented include (if it’s for a birthdate) exactly how old at that moment in time …

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Doorway Online Interactive and Accessible Learning

Doorway Online Interactive and Accessible Learning – http://www.doorwayonline.org.uk/– an array of free online teaching resources which can be used by early learners independently or as classroom activities led by a teacher on an interactive whiteboard. These support learning and teaching in literacy (letter and number formation, first sounds, first words, first blends, spelling using look, …

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Interactive Teaching Tools for Numeracy and Mathematics

Interactive Teaching Programs for Mathematics and Numeracy – originally produced by the Department for Education as part of a National Numeracy Strategy. These were designed to be used by primary teachers in helping support the teaching of a whole range of mathematical and numeracy concepts. Click here for versions of these interactive teaching tools which have …

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Primary Games for Learning Gains

Primary Games Arena is a site aimed specifically at pupils in primary schools and comprises free online games for all ages and stages, as well as all areas of the curriculum. There is a huge selection of high-quality games which have been identified to individually address the needs of the curriculum first and foremost to address the learning required for …

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Maths Fun – free online collection of Mathematics-related activities, tools and resources for all school stages

Math Is Fun http://www.mathsisfun.com/ is a free online collection of Mathematics related activities, tools and resources for all school stages. It combines online tools for each area of maths, along with interactive activities, puzzles and worksheets, as well as a maths dictionary, puzzles and games. Online tools (such as for graphs) and animations showing use of maths …

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Is your school up for a UK-wide Maths Challenge?

Can your pupils become national maths champions? Will they claim maths glory for your school? Together with the British Science Association, the free online maths resource Manga High is running a UK-wide Maths Challenge. Manga High is a free online games-based maths teaching resource aimed at 7-16 year-olds.  Mangahigh.com combines the development of maths skills …

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Maths all around you – shining a mathematical spotlight on where you live

http://www.mathsinthecity.com/ Maths in the City (set up in 2011 and shut down in 2016) was an excellent website for helping in teaching about mathematics around us – in showing pupils the huge range of ways maths is used all around them wherever they live. Although the title is “Maths in the City,” the ideas shown here are …

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What’s the Answer Wolfram|Alpha? A search engine which answers with numbers, tables and graphs

Wolfram|Alpha is a search engine with a numeracy slant! It is what is known as a computational search engine, meaning that it is numerical data that it displays in various formats when a search term is entered in the search box. To get a flavour of what this tool can do you may wish to click …

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