NRISH is a mathematics resource for children, parents and teachers to enrich learning.
Mangahigh.com is a game-based learning platform for primary and secondary school mathematics. It is one of the world’s first Game-Based Learning sites, where students learn Mathematics via purpose-built casual games that balance fun and learning.
Website offering mathematics in an enjoyable and easy-to-learn manner to promote the fun aspect of mathematics – for primary aged children.
Founded at NUI Galway, PRISM is an annual contest for second level mathematics students. It is run in the hope of encouraging students to develop their interest in mathematical problem solving and in mathematics in general.
The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is the World Championship Mathematics Competition for High School students and is held annually in a different country.
MathPickle is a practical resource for teachers. Its visually compelling puzzles and games engage students in tough problem solving.
This is a comprehensive collection of biographies and a great reference for maths teachers or students. It also contains posters and mathematical stamps which can be used for wall displays and posters. The website also has a section on “Famous Mathematician of the Day”, “Quotation for today” and Mathematicians’ Anniversaries throughout the Year. Look up what mathematical anniversaries are being celebrated on any given day of the school year can be fun.
This website gives a student friendly gallery of some famous mathematicians.
Celebrating the role women have had in maths, this website contains interesting stories on women in mathematics over the years.
A secondary school maths class in America created this website of 32 mock interviews with famous mathematicians in 2001-02. Your students will find the interviews fun. There is also a set of resources at the end of each interview.
On this site students can take a preferences quiz and find mathematicians with similar interests to them.
Website gives you their top 100 mathematicians of all time.
This site includes some biographies of mathematicians.
Marcus du Sautoy presents this BBC series on the history of mathematics.
Please note that Maths Week Ireland has no control over the content of these sites. Teachers and parents must satisfy themselves as to the suitability of any third party sites.