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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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CPD Recording: Understanding Number: Part 1 (Early Level)

Happy Friday everyone! If you didn’t manage to catch the live session of Understanding Number: Part 1 which was exploring number at Early Level then fear not, we’ve now added the recording to our CPD page. You can access it … Continue reading

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Evaluation of Live and Recorded CPD – Please help!

Education Scotland are evaluating the benefits and impact of the delivery of the STEM Grants Programme. Highland were fortunate to receive funding as part of this and one element of how this was used was to put together the live … Continue reading

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CPD: Understanding Number at Early Level

Last year we ran four CPD sessions related to supporting pupil understanding of numeracy and mathematics at Early Level which included: Language of Maths Real World Use of Maths Curiosity, Creativity and Confidence Spatial Awareness These can be accessed here: … Continue reading

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