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Puzzlebomb – November 2014

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Puzzlebomb is a monthly puzzle compendium. Issue 35 of Puzzlebomb, for Novmber 2014, can be found here:

Puzzlebomb – Issue 35 – November 2014

The solutions to Issue 35 can be found here:

Puzzlebomb – Issue 35 – November 2014 – Solutions

Previous issues of Puzzlebomb, and their solutions, can be found here.

Puzzlebomb – October 2014

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Puzzlebomb is a monthly puzzle compendium. Issue 34 of Puzzlebomb, for October 2014, can be found here:

Puzzlebomb – Issue 34 – October 2014

The solutions to Issue 34 can be found here:

Puzzlebomb – Issue 34 – October 2014 – Solutions

Previous issues of Puzzlebomb, and their solutions, can be found here.

Puzzlebomb – September 2014

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Puzzlebomb is a monthly puzzle compendium. Issue 33 of Puzzlebomb, for September 2014, can be found here:

Puzzlebomb – Issue 33 – September 2014

The solutions to Issue 33 can be found here:

Puzzlebomb – Issue 33 – September 2014 – Solutions

Previous issues of Puzzlebomb, and their solutions, can be found here.

Cockcroft on puzzles in maths teaching

I am interested in puzzles and games and how they relate to mathematical thinking, not least through my involvement with the Maths Arcade initiative. I was pleased to read what is said on this topic in the 1982 Cockcroft report. This is the report of an inquiry started in 1978 “to consider the teaching of mathematics in primary and secondary schools in England and Wales, with particular regard to its effectiveness and intelligibility and to the match between the mathematical curriculum and the skills required in further education, employment and adult life generally”.

Puzzlebomb – August 2014

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Puzzlebomb is a monthly puzzle compendium. Issue 32 of Puzzlebomb, for August 2014, can be found here:

Puzzlebomb – Issue 32 – August 2014

The solutions to Issue 32 can be found here:

Puzzlebomb – Issue 32 – August 2014 – Solutions

Previous issues of Puzzlebomb, and their solutions, can be found here.

Puzzlebomb – July 2014

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Puzzlebomb is a monthly puzzle compendium. Issue 31 of Puzzlebomb, for July 2014, can be found here:

Puzzlebomb – Issue 31 – July 2014

The solutions to Issue 31 can be found here:

Puzzlebomb – Issue 31 – July 2014 – Solutions

Previous issues of Puzzlebomb, and their solutions, can be found here.

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