Mathsworld

An exciting initiative which plans eventually to build a permanent Mathematics Discovery Centre in England. It will host events and do outreach – great idea.

MEI

MEI is a charity committed to improving mathematics education and promotes teaching and learning through different strands of activity. They have both free and paid resources (the latter via a subscription service).

NANAMIC

The National Association for Numeracy and Mathematics in Colleges (NANAMIC) provides professional development for numeracy and mathematics teachers and is a voice for the post-16 learning and skills sector.

National Numeracy

“We want to eradicate low level numeracy among adults and children, and create more positive attitudes to maths and numeracy. To achieve this, we aim to influence public policy, change public attitudes and win support among business, education and community organisations.” Website here.

NRICH

This website is from a Cambridge-based organisation, specialising in rich tasks for both primary and secondary school children. An excellent source of problem-solving tasks with notes for teachers.

The Science Museum

To co-incide with Maths Week England, the Science Museum group is producing a range of workshops and resources. Here is a KS1 example that you can try out at home or at school.

The Association of Teachers of Mathematics

The ATM are a fantastic, classroom-facing organisation whose five stated aims are

  • encouraging increased understanding and enjoyment of mathematics
  • encouraging increased understanding of how people learn mathematics
  • encouraging the sharing and evaluation of teaching and learning strategies and practices
  • promoting the exploration of new ideas and possibilities
  • initiating and contributing to discussion of and developments in mathematics education at all levels

Check them out here.

The Mathematical Association

The MA do amazing work among the maths community, including producing the excellent Primary Mathematics Journal and the Primary Maths Challenge amongst other things. Their website is here.