This morning in class, you will be having a Chatty Maths session with a difference! The Chatty Maths leaders have been busy preparing your tasks for you to discuss in class and at home.
We would love to hear your thoughts on whether or not you liked the different style of chatty maths and your thoughts of the tasks.
Let us know and happy chatting.
This morning, Year 6 have been gathering pupil voice about Chatty Maths. They begun with answering some questions about their own thoughts about Chatty Maths and then worked in groups to think about questions they wanted to ask children in the different year groups. After gathering the pupil voice we looked at the facts and obstacles and have come up with some ideas about how we can improve Chatty Maths in the school. Watch this space…
So far in Chatty Maths we have solved problems about paths to take to school, decided which operation we would rather be and made decisions about where we would rather be. It has been great to hear all the discussions you have all been having in your classes. As a school we have said that one of the characteristics of problem solving is knowing there isn’t one way or one answer.
This half term, there will be 3 different Chatty Maths activities. One for EYFS, KS1 and KS2.
Below are the Chatty Maths activities you will be discussing in class. Talk to your friends and family and let me know what you think and why. Remember to use the speaking frame to share your views.
I think ____________ because _______________.
After discussing your thoughts, what characteristic of problem solving do you think you have used? Have you used any of our attributes to support you?
Today in Nursery we introduced our ‘chatty maths’ challenge.
Would you rather be a dog or a cat? Why? The children started thinking about this tricky questions and giving their reasons. They have brought the question home ready to discuss with families and friends and we will share all our thoughts on Monday.
Starting today, we are introducing ‘Chatty Maths’. All classes will explore a problem, verbally. Today’s problem doesn’t have a right or wrong answer and it doesn’t involve much maths! It should, however, spark a great deal of debate, which is the most important aspect of ‘Chatty Maths’ and wider problem solving. Here we go…