Category Archives: early years

Making sense of missing number problems… at Early Level!!!

Hopefully that’s got your attention! The mystery of why missing number problems are so maddening for many pupils is not really so mysterious when you begin to unpick why they might be having difficulties with them. From experience, and this … Continue reading

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The concept of counting

Thanks to Seonaid Cooke for sharing the link to these videos showing some of the fundamental ideas behind learning to count: Teaching is Problem Solving – Concept Videos The videos each explore different counting principles and provide a useful guide … Continue reading

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Early Years Training

Have a look at the CPD calendar for the upcoming Early Years training sessions – there are still spaces for this fantastic training! Sessions are on 10th March, morning or afternoon in Fort William, or on 20th April in Wick: … Continue reading

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Numeracy in the Early Years

Thank you so much to Crystel Thompson, Sarah McVicar and Seonaid Cooke for letting me sit in on their excellent training yesterday! It was fantastic to see how motivated everyone was in exploring all the resources and activities, and to … Continue reading

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