Tagged: Mathematics


Metacognition… thoughts on teaching mathematical problem solving skills

How do you go about teaching problem solving skills? How do you teach pupils the thinking skills necessary to solve mathematical problems in contexts that are unfamiliar to them? These are difficult questions. I’ll declare upfront that I don’t have the answers to them fully. Nonetheless I have been researching and formulating possible approaches. This post shares with you where...


TES Maths Podcast 3 goes live

This time Craig Barton and his guests from King’s College, London discuss¬†falling standards in maths, advice on running discussion based lessons, and some festive maths ideas.¬†In the attached Word document you will find links to all the resources, ideas and activities discussed, and a link to the Forum discussion as well. Click here to listen to the TES Maths Podcast...