Partitioning and place value.

March 8, 2014

We have been looking at how we can partition (split) numbers in different ways. Like everything we learn, some of the children have grasped this concept and were partitioning 3 digit numbers (hundreds, tens and units) whilst others just needed a little more time to really understand our learning. We found using our LEGO 10s […]

Next week – Maths, LEGO and Christmas Cards!

December 8, 2013

Next week we will begin to make our Christmas cards and other festive items. We know that there is Maths all around us and the Christmas card we are making is full of Maths! You can also follow the same instructions to make a card using any paper, but the wrapping paper with squares marked […]

LEGO doubling, halving and fractions.

December 7, 2013

First this week we worked on doubling and halving. We used our LEGO 10s and units bricks to help us with this. When we doubled everyone selected the right number of 10s and units, and then got the same bricks again, finally adding all the bricks together to find the double. When we halved, we […]