In this article, the authors describe how they helped their prospective teachers to understand numeracy by writing open-ended mathematical tasks based on articles from the news. ‘Mathematics in The News’ may be a useful rich context for teachers to consider using in their school mathematics classes, with the potential to prompt students’ mathematical thinking.Mathematics in the news
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