Hamilton provide an extensive suite of problem-solving maths investigations for Year 1 to facilitate mathematical confidence, investigative inquiry and the development of maths meta skills in 'low floor – high …

Hamilton provide an extensive suite of problem-solving maths investigations for Year 2 to facilitate mathematical confidence, investigative inquiry and the development of maths meta skills in 'low floor – high …

Hamilton provide an extensive suite of problem-solving maths investigations for Year 3 to facilitate mathematical confidence, investigative inquiry and the development of maths meta skills in 'low floor – high …

Hamilton provide an extensive suite of problem-solving maths investigations for Year 4 to facilitate mathematical confidence, investigative inquiry and the development of maths meta skills in 'low floor – high …

Hamilton provide an extensive suite of problem-solving maths investigations for Year 5 to facilitate mathematical confidence, investigative inquiry and the development of maths meta skills in 'low floor – high …

Hamilton provide an extensive suite of problem-solving maths investigations for Year 6 to facilitate mathematical confidence, investigative inquiry and the development of maths meta skills in 'low floor – high …

In Hamilton's 'Puzzling Squares' investigation, children add three single-digit numbers with the aim of making a total of 10 and understanding the impact on the sum of different constituent numbers.

These ‘solutions’ to Hamilton's 'No Zero' investigation by 4 different children right at the start of the year demonstrate some of the skills necessary for successful investigative mathematical learning.

By Nick Barwick

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