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Directed Numbers

Created on 06 May 2015 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 11 May 2015 by ncetm_administrator

Directed Numbers

A selection of resources.

Click on the title of the resource to expand the section for a description. Clicking on the green button within the description will take you to the resource. A summary of the topics covered is included in the blue box within the description.

Negative numbers (BBC Skillswise)

This section from BBC Skillswise offers a number of factsheets and question sheets. If you select level 1 from the start learning box on the right of the screen you will find factsheets and questions covering how negative numbers are used in a variety of contexts. Skillswise also provides similar factsheets at Entry level 3,2,1 which can be used to develop your students skills before tackling these sheets and questions. There are also games, quizzes and a video on this page.

Topics: Negative numbers

Numbers (National STEM centre)

This resource is designed to improve confidence in mathematics from the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching. Each section offers an overview of a particular topic and the key issues that will be covered, as well as highlighting some common misconceptions. Worked examples are provided to support learning and these are followed by focused exercises to practice skills. Activities to reinforce learning and offer extension opportunities are also supplied, as are topic related tests.

Topics include: in part A

  • Negative Numbers
  • Arithmetic with Negative Numbers
  • Simple Ratios
  • Proportion and Ratio
  • Map Scales and Ratios
  • Proportional Division

and in part B

  • Map Scales
  • Proportional Division

Topics: Negative Numbers, Arithmetic with Negative Numbers, Simple Ratios, Proportion and Ratio, Map Scales and Ratios, Proportional Division - Map Scales, Proportional Division.

Resources and CPD for those working with students resitting GCSE Mathematics - Number (NCETM)

This is a link to NCETM Resources and CPD for those working with students resitting GCSE Mathematics is a NCETM Essentials package which has a wealth of resources for teachers working with Level 2 students on many aspects of number.

Topics: Directed numbers, rounding, estimation, fractions, decimals, standard index form, laws of arithmetic (BIDMAS)


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