The Number Strategies Series helps students develop their skills and abilities in topics on Number and Algebra. The activities in the series contain a blend of activities ranging from the developmental and investigative to application style problems. Most activities contain a final extension task where students can further extend their understanding, quiz their peers, research a new idea or develop their mathematical creativity.
Working on Number provides a range of activities to help students develop their mental skills and abilities. The aim is to show students that mathematics is flexible and that there are many ways to approach the same problem. Students also have the opportunity to apply their skills to real life problems.
Each section of Working on Number is proceeded by extensive teacher notes and guidance on how to teach a new strategy. This book can assist with teachers’ lesson development and also help spark creativity in the mathematics classroom.
Author: Mirella Trimboli