A never ending sequence of times tables questions to be projected on to a whiteboard or screen.
Broken Calculator (3 and 4)
How can you make use of a calculator if it only has two number buttons.
Keep your Distance
Arranging numbers so that consecutive numbers don't end up together.
An unlimited supply of linear equations just waiting to be solved.
Sieve of Eratosthenes
A self checking, interactive version of the Sieve of Eratosthenes method of finding prime numbers.
How close can you get to the target by making a calculation out of the five numbers given?
Each row, column and diagonal should prouce the same sum.
Can you do the calculations before the answers appear?
Work out why subtracting a two digit number from its reverse gives a multiple of nine.
Prison Cell Problem
A number patterns investigation involving prisoners and prison guards.
Jumbled words from a database of over 500 different mathematical words. Can you solve these anagrams?
True or False?
Arrange the given statements in groups to show whether they are always true, sometimes true or false.
How many two-scoop ice creams can you make from the given flavours?
Can you make a kite shape from a single A4 size sheet of paper using only three folds?
Match the shapes to the names of the polygons.
Rows and columns of dots that can be joined using straight lines to create shapes.
Drag the numbers into the red cells so that the sum of the three numbers in each row and each column is a prime number.
Starter of the Day
A different lessn starter for each day of the year.
A number properties investigation
Transum believes that this is the best way of developing a quick recall of times tables.
A number properties problem
Choose your own numbers for your bingo card. The caller uses two dice and adds the numbers together.
A number arranging puzzle
Twelve snails have a race based on the sum of two dice.
Flexible graph paper which can be projected onto a white board as an effective visual aid.
Arrange some statements in order according to the probability of them happening.
Just In Time
Every 10 seconds a new calculation appears on the screen: A dynamic visual aid.
A matchstick puzzle
If the last card put down equals the previous card put down to the nearest whole number then all players race to shout SNAP!
Like the magic square but all of the totals should be different.
In how many different ways can the numbers be arranged to give the same totals?
Arrange the matches to form four squares instead of five.
The six button has dropped off! How could these calculations be done using this calculator?
A Show Of Hands
Produce a number of graphs and charts from a quick show of hands.
Remember these mathematical words for their shape and movement.
Random Student Generator
The Transum name selecting application helps teachers choose students in a completely random way.
Practise calculating simple percentages in your head with this animated visual aid.
Know the properties of the fractions randomly produced by the two spinners.
A slowly revealed distance time graph aids understanding.
Represent binary numbers with a row of ligts which can be turned on or off.
Code Cracking Presentation
A slide presentation showing techniques for cracking simple codes and ciphers.
Human Scatter Graphs
Pupils move to positions in the room according to their data relative to the walls as axes.
A good introduction to distance-time graphs
The traditional fraction wall diagram showing the relationship between simple fractions.
Students classify numbers randomly appearing on the screen by holding up cards
The teacher has a set of six cards numbered 1 to 6. They are placed face down on the teachers desk so that the teacher can pick up one at random which students then have to fit onto a grid.
Generates number sequences as words
A simple visual aid which acts as a stopwatch recording the number of seconds that have passed.
This system allows students to vote or choose a response to a question posed by a teacher.
This application will pick the bingo numbers for you and present each of the numbers as a mathematical ex