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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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Tackling persistent difficulties with numeracy and maths

Follow this link for the updated practice paper on Persistent Difficulties with Numeracy and Maths: Assessment and Strategies for Teaching Numeracy, Including Pupils with Numeracy Difficulties In Highland we have found it hugely beneficial to work collaboratively with Highland Pyschological Services on … Continue reading

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Persistent Difficulties with Numeracy

Please have a look at the latest guidance from Highland Council Psychological Service on helping children with specific difficulties in maths (previously known as Dyscalculia): This is available on the Persistent Difficulties with Maths page, updated from the previous Dyscalculia page. … Continue reading

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Read, Write, Count

Today the Scottish Government have launched the new Read, Write, Count campaign, which aims to spread the message that parents, carers and families have a key role to play in children’s development of both literacy and numeracy. Children in the … Continue reading

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Supporting learning at home

“Parents are a child’s first and most enduring educators, and their influence cannot be overestimated.” Review of Mathematics teaching in Early Years Settings and Primary Schools, Sir Peter Williams 2008 Have a look at the new Parents page to see … Continue reading

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Dsycalculia

Please look at the new Dyscalculia page, where guidance on identification, assessment and intervention can be found: Dyscalculia:  “Is a learning disorder affecting abilities with counting/calculating or with the concepts of maths processes or with the ability to use numbers … Continue reading

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