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Highland Numeracy Progression Update

The Highland Numeracy Progression has now been updated in line with the final version of the Numeracy and Mathematics Benchmarks , published June 2017: Highland Numeracy Progression Update September 2017 Throughout the Progression, core number Experiences and Outcomes have been bundled for … Continue reading

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Numeracy for Learning, Life and Work

Thank you to Justine Stewart and Laura McLean for showing me this fantastic resource: Follow this  link for a free weekly numeracy newspaper: Daily Rigour A brilliant resource for developing and applying numeracy skill in different contexts, as well as promoting … Continue reading

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Key Messages for Schools

Follow this link for key messages for schools from interim HM Chief Inspector of Education, Graeme Logan: Key Messages for Schools There are three key messages: Embed the Curriculum for Excellence using the definitive  guidance provided in the Statement for Practitioners … 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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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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Fun with Numicon at Cauldeen Nursery!

Fantastic session with the morning and afternoon groups at Cauldeen nursery yesterday! We introduced Numicon to the children and explored ways we could use this to develop understanding of numerals, number word sequences and counting. As you can see this was … Continue reading

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