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Q&A with Kjartan Poskitt

October 11, 2017

We’re delighted that inspiring mathematician Kjartan Poskitt is our National Young Mathematicians’ Awards ambassador this year! We caught...

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Celebrating maths: our stories

October 4, 2017

We spoke to some of our amazing staff members to find out what inspired them to study maths at university. Here, Assistant Director Laura Beal from...

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Bernard Bagnall from NRICH

Creating problems to solve!

September 12, 2017

Bernard Bagnall has been creating problem-solving activities for NRICH for twenty years, including the challenges that we use in our National Young...

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Young mathematicians

Is it OK to be bad at maths?

December 19, 2016

Parents: We need your help to get the UK’s children excited about learning maths – and striving to be good at it! In the recent PISA...

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Maths - playing dumb

Encouraging children to think mathematically: the power of playing dumb

November 1, 2016

Jennie Pennant from GrowLearning has a great tip for encouraging children to think mathematically: playing dumb! She explains just how...

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Stefan Gates: Why I love maths

October 25, 2016

Hello, you beautiful people! My name is Stefan Gates and I’m a TV presenter and author working in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering...

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Everyday maths

Everyday maths

October 18, 2016

You’ve probably never stopped to think about it, but maths helps us with so many everyday tasks! Charlotte Gater, Head of Curriculum at Explore...

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Is maths important?

Is maths important?

October 13, 2016

At Explore Learning, we often find that children see maths as all about getting to the answer as quickly as possible and if it’s not immediately...

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Love maths

Give your kids the maths bug!

September 30, 2016

Our National Young Mathematicians’ Awards return this year – the biggest maths competition for primary school teams in the UK! But what’s...

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Let’s make maths fun!

September 6, 2016

David Bullen is an accountant, the Managing Director of Sum Fun Games Limited and creator of the new and exciting educational maths game called Sum...

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