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The final post from me!

As many will know, the decision was made last academic year to no longer have a council wide development officer for numeracy or literacy which meant that aspect of my job came to an end. I was fortunate that I … Continue reading

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Scottish Mathematical Council Primary Journal

The latest issue of the Scottish Mathematical Primary Journal is out! You can access this issue (as well as previous issues) here. If you are a secondary teacher (or just want to access additional articles) then previous issues of the … Continue reading

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SMC Conference – Registration is open!

Registration is now open for this year’s SMC Conference where you will find a wide range of workshops for those who are in primary, secondary or tertiary education as well as student teachers. For the second year running the event … Continue reading

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Maths Week Scotland is here!

Maths Week Scotland is upon us again – it’s always a great week and the events, resources and opportunities available during this week seem to get better and better each year. For a full run down of the events, activities … Continue reading

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Choral Counting with the Marvellous Merkinchers

Some of the P7s at Merkinch had a go at their first Choral Count yesterday with Mrs Campbell. Choral Counts are brilliant for helping pupils to think mathematically as they explore the patterns and relationships they see within the count … Continue reading

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Highland Diagnostic Assessment Updates

We were making a few updates to some of the Highland diagnostic assessment materials towards the end of last year and these have now been finalised and I have updated the relevant materials on both the blog and the shared … Continue reading

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The end, the middle and the beginning

You may have noticed that it’s been a little quiet on the Highland Numeracy Blog for a while now.  Unfortunately early in Term 4 we were told that the Development Officer positions for both numeracy and literacy were being discontinued … Continue reading

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Music Survey – Can you help?

A colleague is carrying out a research study on music education in Scottish primary schools. If you teach in a primary school and have 5 minutes to spare they would be very grateful if you could take the time to … Continue reading

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It’s not goodbye but see you later!

Today we sadly bid farewell to Seonaid who has been with the team for the past two years but as the title says hopefully it’s not goodbye but see you later! Our positions are funded from various different sources and … Continue reading

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CPD: Recordings from the SMC Online Conference 2021

If you missed us at the recent Scottish Mathematical Council Online Conference or our sessions clashed with other sessions you were attending but you still wanted to access the materials, we have now put links to the three sessions we … Continue reading

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