The Ready-to-Go Open-ended Maths Investigations series provides teachers with open-ended problems that allow students to bring their own thinking and learning strategies to the task.
The activities are matched to all strands of mathematics:
Chance & Data
Patterns & Algebra
Each activity encourages students to apply higher order mathematical strategies creatively and effectively as they develop proficiency in a wide range of problems and challenges. Solutions and suggestions for the teacher are provided for each of the photocopiable worksheets.
Each book is divided into the following sections:
Teacher’s File - ideas for classroom organisation, background notes, technology tips, assessment ideas, and suggestions for parental involvement
Quick Starts - fun and stimulating activities, games and ideas requiring little or no preparation time
Take Your Own Time - over 25 photocopiable work sheets which can be used in any sequence, or adapted to suit individual students or classes
Step by Step - student task cards for group and individual activities