Recommended Books

Number Freak : From 1 to 200 The Hidden Language of Numbers Revealed

Derrick Niederman

Australian Curriculum:  Description

“Number Freak is a guided tour of the numbers 1 to 200 – covering everything from basic mathematical principles to ancient unsolved theorems, from sublime theory to delightfully ridiculous trivia, and spanning the worlds of science, nature, sports, literature, pop culture and more”.

Teaching ideas
Hooks/starters for lessons. Introduction to new topics. Ideas to showcase mathematics or numeracy at subject evenings, open days, learning fairs etc. Lots of cross-KLA references and ideas to spark interests.