Section 2: Patterns in number charts
Key Focus Question: How can you use number charts to help pupils find patterns in numbers?
Keywords: number chart; number pattern; multiplication; investigation; group work; basic operations
By the end of this section, you will have:
- helped pupils to find patterns using number charts;
- set up and managed investigations using number charts;
- improved your skills at working with groups.
A number chart of 100 is a simple aid for helping pupils see pattern in number, and can support a wide range of learning activities. Number charts can be used for young pupils to practise counting, yet can also be used for open-ended investigations with older or more able pupils.
In this section you will help your pupils to understand mathematical concepts through investigational and group work.