by robdolphin | Oct 29, 2023 | Add & Subtract, Google Slide Activities, Google Slide Extended Explorations, Resources

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by robdolphin | Oct 21, 2023 | Add & Subtract, Guidance for Parents, Guides

Why do they do sums this way instead of this way? INTERESTING FACT: Children who are held back from learning the written methods for addition and subtraction, and are first encouraged to work things out mentally, become much more confident with numbers! With...
by robdolphin | Sep 17, 2023 | Add & Subtract, Data, Data Handling, Google Slide Activities, Google Slide Extended Explorations, Large Numbers, Rounding

This exploration introduces pupils to the Worldometer population table and then gives them various challenges to consolidate their skills in finding information in a table, reading large numbers aloud, reading decimals correctly, using the standard written method to...
by robdolphin | Aug 5, 2023 | Add & Subtract, Data Handling, Large Numbers, Multiply & Divide, Numbers and Data, Pdf Open-ended Guided Explorations, Pdfs

Investigate the populations of towns or countries and learn how to work out how many more people live in one town than another and how many times bigger one town is compared with another. Consolidates skills in reading, rounding, subtracting and dividing large numbers...
by robdolphin | Apr 15, 2023 | Add & Subtract, Algebra, Pdf Open-ended Guided Explorations, Pdfs, Resources

Investigate he connection between number sequences and the rules that generate them. Begin by exploring two simple matchstick patterns and develop into investigating line graphs for formulas. ...
by robdolphin | Apr 15, 2023 | Add & Subtract, Counting, Multiply & Divide, Pdf Open-ended Guided Explorations, Pdfs, Resources

Make beautiful patterns with this wide-ranging investigation into the digit patterns that you get when you repeatedly add or subtract a single digit to or from a larger number. Links well both to activities for consolidating adding or subtracting a single digit to...