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Creative Maths Activities for Able Students: Ideas for by Anne Price

By Anne Price

Discovering stimulating and not easy maths actions for capable students in a mainstream school room will be challenging for the busy instructor, in particular if maths isn't your specialism.

Based on her event as a sophisticated abilities instructor and LEA advisor, Anne rate explains the problems and theories surrounding the schooling of capable students and hyperlinks those to functional, inventive examples for use within the lecture room.

Useful assets contain:

- Photocopiable fabrics,

- suggestion on various instructing styles,

- actions and projects for people, teams or the complete class

GATCOs, Numeracy experts, studying help academics and pupil and sophistication academics trying to find new and artistic methods of training maths actions to capable scholars will locate this ebook invaluable.

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QXD 17/3/06 8:56 am Page 37 Igloo An estate agent is advertising this low-maintenance igloo as a cosy weekend retreat for two Eskimos. What details can you provide for his information sheet? QXD 17/3/06 8:56 am Page 39 Teaching strategies with practical suggestions 39 Inductive teaching with practical examples Inductive teaching is an approach used to encourage higher-order skills in the process of sorting and categorizing data. This data may be of any form, ranging from paintings by famous artists to words with differing linguistic roots.

The tool which I find is the most useful when thinking mathematically is CAF – Consider All Factors. It allows for a mix of numerical and qualitative data to be evaluated with equal emphasis on the soft information. This is after all what we do on a regular basis. We make a judgement as to whether any extra cost in buying superior ingredients will result in improved taste in the prepared dish. We look at the bar charts providing weather information as part of our decision as to whether or not to book the holiday.

The proposed charges are available on the Internet and the pie chart gives some help as to how to approach the problem. The total number of miles represented has been deliberately omitted as this forces consideration of magnitude as well as distribution. Petrol costs need to be taken into account and other factors such as environmental issues may be included before decisions can me made about pluses and minuses. QXD 17/3/06 8:56 am Page 49 The taxman sees all (Plus, Minus, Interesting) The British government is considering plans to charge drivers by the mile replacing the current system of road tax and petrol duty.

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