Collins International Maths Foundation

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Collins International Maths Foundation and Foundation Plus provide inspirational, fun and age-appropriate learning for children in early years and kindergarten classes.

The materials have been developed in consultation with expert practitioners to be easy to use in the classroom and to support children following a range of early years curricula and who are preparing for their first year of primary education in an international school, including schools following the Cambridge Assessment International Education primary framework.

The course introduces young children to maths concepts in an age-appropriate way through topic-based discovery and activity-based learning, with plenty of opportunities to explore maths through games and hands-on exploration. Careful progression ensures children develop the skills they need to be ready for maths in their first year of primary and beyond.

Each level comprises Activity Books A, B and C – one for each term – supported by a carefully selected collection of colourful stimulus materials in the Reading Anthology and Teacher’s Guide. Schools can opt to use the course over one or two school years.

The Teacher’s Guides provide accessible support for teachers and teaching assistants, including detailed guidance, ideas for teaching maths in the early years classroom, support for assessment, advice on resources, songs and games, and additional photocopiable activity sheets.

Collins International Maths Foundation and Foundation Plus can be used on their own, or alongside Collins International English Foundation and Foundation Plus and Collins International Science Foundation and Foundation Plus to provide a comprehensive early-years programme.

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Collins International Primary Maths (2nd edition)

Inspire primary learners worldwide with a problem-solving approach anchoring mathematics in a real-life international context.

Collins International Primary Maths offers full coverage of the Cambridge Primary Mathematics curriculum framework (0096), with a discovery approach that supports  learners as they think and work mathematically.

Lesson plans follow a highly effective and proven lesson structure with a ‘big idea’ at the centre, anchoring mathematics in a real-life international context.

Activities, exercise and investigations provide opportunities for learners to apply their knowledge, skills and understanding of the mathematics they are learning.

Consisting of a Student’s Book, Workbook, Progress Guide and Teacher’s Guide for each stage, the course also offers a digital component to support teaching and extend learning through slides and interactive maths tools and games.

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Busy Ant Maths: Fluency in Times Tables

Ensure every pupil is fluent in the times tables up to and including 12×12 for success in the Multiplication Tables Check. This whole-school resource gives teachers new tools to help children memorise, recognise patterns, and secure mastery of the multiplication tables.

Make every minute count using the quick-fire tasks for lesson starters, times tables sessions or in small windows before or after break times.

  • Master the multiplication tables with varied and purposeful practice.
  • Develop rapid recall with whole-class, paired and individual games.
  • Reduce workload with over 1000 pages of ready-to-use interactive PowerPoints, activity sheets, games boards, cards and more to download when you buy the book.
  • Practice single or multiple tables at a time, with games suitable for use from Year 2 onwards.

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CIPM: Problem Solving and Reasoning

This series is fully aligned with the Cambridge Primary Mathematics curriculum framework (0845) and forms part of the Collins International Primary Maths (1st edition) series.

Each of the six books in this series contains three different types of problem-solving challenge:

1. Solving mathematical problems. This involves pupils solving problems ‘within’ mathematics itself, recognising patterns and relationships, making conjectures and generalisations, and explaining and justifying conclusions.

2. Reasoning mathematically. This involved pupils using logical thinking to solve problems, focusing on making conjectures and generalisations, and explaining and justifying conclusions using appropriate language.

3. Using & applying mathematics in real-world contexts. This involves pupils engaging in challenges that require them to use and apply their mathematical knowledge and skills in open-ended, real-world contexts.

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Busy Ant Maths: Problem Solving and Reasoning

Problem solving and reasoning have been key focuses within primary maths since the introduction of the 2014 curriculum, and the focus on ‘teaching for mastery’. It is essential that all pupils have access to problem solving and reasoning activities.

Each of the six books in this series contains three different types of problem-solving challenge:

1. Solving mathematical problems. This involves pupils solving problems ‘within’ mathematics itself, recognising patterns and relationships, making conjectures and generalisations, and explaining and justifying conclusions.

2. Reasoning mathematically. This involved pupils using logical thinking to solve problems, focusing on making conjectures and generalisations, and explaining and justifying conclusions using appropriate language.

3. Using & applying mathematics in real-world contexts. This involves pupils engaging in challenges that require them to use and apply their mathematical knowledge and skills in open-ended, real-world contexts.

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Busy Ant Maths

Busy Ant Maths is a flexible whole school mathematics course that provides complete coverage of the 2014 Primary National Curriculum for Mathematics. It ensures conceptual understanding and mathematical fluency from the start.9fd6e750-9d84-44e1-9248-c0959b522e10 copy

Busy Ant Maths …

  • Inspires enjoyment of maths
  • Assists in developing children’s conceptual understanding of maths
  • Helps raise levels of attainment for every child
  • Provides a cohesive programme of study of the primary maths curriculum, while at the same time allowing for schools’ own curriculum design
  • Has assessment at the heart and start embedding best practice across the school
  • Promotes the most effective pedagogical methods in the teaching of mathematics
  • Offers manageable strategies for effective diagnostic and summative assessment, to inform planning and teaching
  • Strengthens the home/school link

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Collins Easy Learning Maths Puzzles

Children will have hours of fun solving these maths puzzles and brain teasing activities. Written to support the primary curriculum, each puzzle is designed to test their problem-solving skills and logical thinking.

This series of fun and motivating maths puzzles books:

  • Covers key areas of maths that children are required to learn at school.
  • Includes guidance for parents and answers.
  • Provides hours of holiday fun.

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Fluency in Number Facts

Fluency in Number Facts tackles the first aim of the 2014 curriculum to ‘become fluent in the fundamental of mathematics’ with exciting whole-class, paired and individual games and activities that develop children’s mental calculation skills.

51r84gSMp6L5136KcigJCLThese resources help to improve children’s conceptual understanding and their ability to recall and apply knowledge accurately.

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