Maths problem solving

A family in Australia have broken the Guinness World Record for the most number of Christmas lights to decorate a house.  More than 70,000 visitors, more than 500,000 lights and more than 29 miles of wire!  These are just some of the facts and figures, there are more to explore in the video recording and more in the news article.  I am sure you could set your pupils some seasonal problem solving activities using these amazing facts.

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Sally Tippett

Sally was previously and ICT advisor for Staffordshire LA with responsibility for Emerging Technologies, ICT in Literacy, iPads and liaison with the managed services team. She is a highly experienced educator, having worked across the Key Stages in primary school and as a specialist teacher in an EBD school. Sally has written the Primary Computing Framework and works with many schools implementing the new curriculum and embedding mobile technologies.

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