• Olympic Rings Report
    Olympic Rings Report
    August 28, 2016 0 Comments None

     Using the STAR model to solve the Olympic Rings challenges, It was a real pleasure to recieve an email from Riverton Primary School that included an account of how the students went about solving the Olympic Rings Challenges  ... and the Sting Questions. These students were no strangers to using the STAR model and their comments show how useful they found it as they progressed throught the challenges., In the attached document you can read the full account of what happened and I hope...

  • Holiday Workshops
    Holiday Workshops
    August 04, 2016 0 Comments None

     Just when you thought you were in for a well-earned 2-week holiday in the first two weeks of October, along come Natural Maths with some great ideas for workshops that you might not want to miss. On the Wednesday and Friday of the second week of the holiday, Ann is running two half-day workshops., Wednesday, October 12, The morning session covers the Space Strand of the Early Years curriculum. This workshops was run for a group of teachers and was hosted by Kate Beeson. The results were...

  • An Olympic Challenge
    An Olympic Challenge
    August 02, 2016 0 Comments None

     Let's get in the Olympic Mood, We have put together a sequence of three puzzles that we hope will add a bit of pizazz to the coming weeks, when all eyes are on the Rio games and ... who wants to do maths when all that is happening?, The puzzles are typical Natural Maths Challenges as they all have more than one answer and each has its own sting that takes the puzzle to another level., Puzzle 1 could be used with students from Year 1 onwards, as it only involves addition of the numbers 1, 2...