# Category: Living Maths

## Living Maths at Angelicscalliwags

Maths has historically been a huge problem in our house.  With a son who just gets it and two daughtersContinue Reading

## Mathematician Study: Fibonacci and his numbers

When I started planning for our study into Fibonacci, I really struggled.  Not with the maths of his numberContinue Reading

## Investigating Quadrilaterals: Angles and Tessellations

The first thing I wanted to do was have a look at angles.  Although T11 has done lots of workContinue Reading

## Helping a Struggling Maths Student: Quadrilaterals – Part Two

Discovery goals this week: Revise the quadrilaterals of last week Go over the nets of a cube ensuring each ofContinue Reading

## Helping a Struggling Maths Student: Investigating Quadrilaterals

Goals of this week’s maths fun: To discover the shapes and names of all the quadrilaterals To be able to recognise eachContinue Reading

## Helping a Struggling Maths Student: Learning Without a Curriculum and Using a Maths Informationary

I’m not entirely sure I have what it takes to do this.  This being teaching Maths without a curriculum.  ItContinue Reading

## Helping a Struggling Math Student: Utilising a foreign number system with a base 4

Please excuse the terrible photos.  The children are rehearsing a play they have written and are intending to act outContinue Reading

## Helping a Struggling Math Student: Creating their own Number and Place Value Systems

What better way could the children investigate ‘what numbers are’ than by designing their own number system, followed by a number board whichContinue Reading

## Helping a Struggling Math Student: Introducing Place Value

I have used two books to go over the concept of place value.  The girls are certain that they doContinue Reading

## Helping a Struggling Maths Student: What’s the point?

If you have been reading my blog for very long you will know I have one strong maths student, oneContinue Reading