Jumpstart! Maths: Maths activities and games for ages 5–14

2nd Edition

John Taylor

Published June 6, 2014
Reference - 82 Pages - 7 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138784536 - CAT# Y167781
Series: Jumpstart

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To celebrate the return of the title "Mathematics" to the National Curriculum, Jumpstart! Maths is a completely updated, revised and re-named edition of ‘Jumpstart Numeracy’ reorganised to reflect the new 2014 curriculum and programmes of study.

Jumpstart! Maths presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities will jumpstart students’ understanding of mathematics in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers looking for a range of practical and fun ideas to teach maths engagingly, then this is also the perfect book for you.

Specifically written to help teachers work within the guidelines of the new curriculum, activities in the book will help pupils to explore and learn maths in an atmosphere of fun, mutual support and tolerance. Many activities make use of a computer and interactive whiteboard.

Activities include:-

    • brain bending quizzes to get pupils thinking
    • oral games – warm up pupils’ mathematical vocabulary
    • differentiated games and quizzes
    • activities for interactive whiteboards, flipcharts and PCs
    • ICT handy hints
    • additional problem solving games

Areas covered include, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions, ratio and proportion, algebra, measurement, geometry and statistics. There is an emphasis on problem solving throughout.

Jumpstart Maths will celebrate the joy of learning mathematics and become a vital resource for all classroom teachers from Key stage 1 through to 3.


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