Can you use the digits on the left of this clock along with any mathematical operations to equal the digits on the right?

An activity involving a broken calculator which is missing the four button. Can you evaluate the given expressions without using the four?

Everyone in the class holds up an item to show which is the correct answer to the multiple choice question.

Loosely based on the famous television show, how many questions cn you come up with for a given answer?

The starter is a PowerPoint file containing a twenty question mental arithmetic test. It will advance from one question to the next automatically.

It is called Refreshing Revision because every time you refresh the page you get different revision questions.

Questions about the perimeters and areas of polygons given as algebraic expressions.

A list of suggested activities and resources for the first few lessons of the new school year.

It is a race against the clock to answer 30 mental arithmetic questions. There are nine levels to choose from.

Here are some mathematics lesson plans to be used on the rare occasions when a class is left without their normal teacher and you are stepping in at a moment's notice.

Some advice, tips and tricks for a Maths exam presented in the form of a poem for a teacher to share with the class.

The traditional pairs or pelmanism game adapted to test recognition for formulae required to be memorised for GCSE exams.

A selection of linear programming questions with an interactive graph plotting tool.

This application will pick the bingo numbers for you and present each of the numbers as a mathematical expression.

Each visitor to this page has a unique maze constructed for them to find their way through answering mathematical questions on the way.

If each pupil has an iPad, laptop or slate this provides an alternative to 'hands up'.

If '7 D in a W' stands for 7 days in a week, what do you think these mystery numbers are?

A daily workout strengthening your ability to do the basic mathematical operations efficiently.

Interactive, randomly-generated, number-based logic puzzle designed to develop numeracy skills.

Mathematical questions with five possible answers. If you get 20 correct you can add your own question to the database.

Imagine you are on a desert island with nothing but a pack of playing cards. Do you have to stop learning mathematics?

A mental arithmetic visual aid that displays random calculations then after a few seconds displays the answers.

Randomly chosen questions to project onto the whiteboard for the end of the lesson plenary.

This system allows students to vote or choose a response to a question posed by a teacher.

A simple visual aid which acts as a stopwatch recording the number of minutes and seconds that have passed or are left.

Ten multiple choice questions randomly chosen from those suggested by people from all around the world.

An adventure game requiring students to solve puzzles as they move through the old mansion.

A mini adventure game containing maths puzzles and problems. Find your way through the maze of tunnels to find Goldberg's magic harpsicord.

Arrange the given statements in groups to show whether they are always true, sometimes true or false.

A selection of images which might be useful as the background of your remote Maths teaching video stream.

GCSE-style questions for regular practice designed for students targeting grades 3 to 5 (C/D) of the GCSE Mathematics examination.

Fill in the blank spaces so that the cells give the sum or the product shown in each row and column.

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