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Anyone remember Peak Maths?

Discussion in 'Mathematics' started by gogojonny, Jul 16, 2012.

  1. gogojonny

    gogojonny New commenter

    Anyone here remember Peak Maths?
    Would you use it with your current pupils?
    Interested as for one I am looking at back to basics, traditional style maths. Peak Maths was circa 1981. Initial trials with junior school children have been great - they love the straight forward approach, even if it means digging out the Base 10.

  2. pipipi

    pipipi New commenter

    Don't remember it I'm afraid. I think things have since gone downhill.
  3. star9

    star9 New commenter

    I remember it and still use it! It is not our main textbook but there are some fabulous pages in it. I like Peak 5 with year 4. The pages on measure problems are so much more challenging than anything you find in modern textbooks. Fractions are good. Number work and word problems worth a look. Not a great deal on shape or handling data. But then what textbook includes everything? I'd rather dip into that than make up my own stuff all the time.

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