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Numeracy and Mathematics Benchmarks: Support and Guidance

For professional support and guidance on using the Benchmarks for Numeracy and Mathematics have a look at this broadcast, available on the National Numeracy Hub:   Follow this link to the National Numeracy Hub, then select Anytime Learning. The Benchmarks … Continue reading

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Gaelic Early Years Resource

The Early Years CPD Resource has now been translated into Gaelic – find this here: Highland Numeracy – Early Years Support Package – Gaelic Slides This is also available on the Early Years page. A big thank you to Ashley … Continue reading

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Numeracy CPD 2017/2018

Title Numeracy: An introduction to assessing and planning for progression in numeracy Numeracy: An introduction to assessing and planning for progression in numeracy Organiser Kirsten Mackay Kirsten Mackay Date 18th September 2017 18th January 2018 QI HGIOS4 2.3 HGIOS4 2.3 … Continue reading

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More from the Numeracy Garden….

Thank you so much to Sara-Jane Macaskill for inviting me to visit their Numeracy Garden at Knockbreck Primary  – I was so impressed and inspired by the wonderful numeracy learning and collaboration taking place! As you can see from the … Continue reading

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Final Benchmarks for Numeracy

Education Scotland have now published the final Benchmarks for literacy and English, and numeracy and mathematics following a wide consultation with practitioners: Numeracy and Mathematics Benchmarks The Benchmarks embed a wide range of existing assessment guidance – significant aspects of … Continue reading

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Highland Numeracy Teaching Model

The Teaching Model we recommend for all learning and teaching in numeracy is to always first use concrete materials to represent a problem or concept visually, then screen in some way to develop a mental image, and only then move … Continue reading

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Decimat resources!

Follow this link for these printable decimat resources: Decimal mat resources These are based on the Deci-mats available from NZ Maths, but I’ve just adapted them slightly to include pre-printed colour versions as shown. These can be used as a … Continue reading

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