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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: 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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Read and Write Training – this will be a game changer for many pupils!

If you are with the Highland Council, you will now have access to Read & Write. I know this doesn’t sound like a maths related post but it will be useful for all subjects and for some kids it really … Continue reading

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Remote Learning Options: Recorded Training and Live Session

Welcome back and I hope everyone had an enjoyable Christmas and New Year despite the difficult circumstances we continue to find ourselves in! Just before the holidays we ran a live training session giving ideas for remote learning which may … Continue reading

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Remote Learning Options: Training Session today

With the announcement over the weekend that schools will move to remote learning temporarily after the holidays, we wanted to offer a training session tonight that will highlight options available to you so you can continue to offer high quality … Continue reading

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Education Scotland – Webinars and Recorded Training

If you haven’t seen them already, Education Scotland are running a series of events to support the professional learning documents that they released earlier in the year. Webinars are being run in both English and Gaelic.  See below for dates … Continue reading

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