**Searching for questions – part 1**

This post is the second in a series of posts looking at sites where you can easily find resources by topic. For just the links in this series of posts, see **this page** which provides a useful list of such sites.

**Nrich** has extensive resources including problems, interactives and games. Full teachers’ notes are provided.** The Resources for Teachers page **has several useful links; note the **curriculum mapping documents** which suggest resources relating to the National Curriculum. There is a **search by topic facility** to find all the resources for a particular topic.

**CIMT**– The Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching, from the University of Plymouth, an astonishing resource has free curriculum materials for all school-age students. For example, if we look at the **Year 7 Course Material page** as well as all the book chapters with their numerous worked examples and exercises there are also **teachers’ resources** including notes, slides, revision tests, activities and **mental tests** on each topic. The activities are varied and include investigative work.

From Steve Blades, see **M4THS.com for age 14-18. **This site has an extensive library of resources. A great feature of these resources is very efficient use of space so cutting copying costs. Keep scrolling down the page – there are a lot of resources!

David Smith’s **The Maths Teacher** site has a great collection of videos for both GCSE (age 14-16) and A Level (16-18). Transcripts are available for each lesson, also exercises with worked solutions. Many of the GCSE videos would also be useful for younger students. There are also **videos and written solutions** to some Legacy A Level papers.

**Teachit Maths** though a subscription site offers its **entire collection of activities** as pdfs free. I have found many high quality resources here for all ages. Look at this **activity on quadratic functions** for example – this should really help understanding.

From **Transum**, well known for its **Maths Starter of the Day,** note the complete **index** of starters including the topic of the starter. The Transum site is easy to navigate, there is a clear **Topic Index for Teachers** also, for students a **Maths Map** with numerous activities to support their learning. The example shown here is one of the Algebra Activities found on **this page**. See **this post** for further examlples of some excellent resources including Venn Diagrams and Systematic Listing Strategies.

The list of sites easily searchable for resources by topic can be found on **this page**.