Tag Archives: Parents as partners

Christmas Holiday Challenge

This year’s Christmas Holiday Challenge has been published and will be making its way to schools and libraries this week.  If you click on the link it will take you to a downloadable copy of the challenges. Solutions will be … Continue reading

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Parental engagement at Glenurquhart!

Glenurquhart Primary hosted a fantastic parent event last week to share developments in maths and numeracy. I love the resource packs they have developed to involve parents with maths learning at home! Children demonstrated how to use these resources at … Continue reading

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National Numeracy Day

On 16th May 2018, the UK’s first National Numeracy Day will take place! Follow this link for more information: National Numeracy Day National Numeracy Day will be a celebration of the importance of numbers in our everyday lives, and a great … Continue reading

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Deputy First Minister’s Easter Holiday Maths Challenge

The Deputy First Minister’s Easter Holiday Maths Challenge has been designed in partnership with the Scottish Mathematical Council and is aimed at Primary 6 pupils for the Easter Holidays. “It’s very much hoped that this will be a fun activity to … Continue reading

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Developing links between home and school

A great resource from Education Scotland to share with parents for learning at home. Follow this link: I am a Mathematician to view the document. You can also find this on the Parents – supporting numeracy at home page. It would be great to … Continue reading

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Time to appreciate maths?

Have a look at the Making Maths Count Blog for some fascinating posts promoting the use of maths in the real world: I love this article by Chris van der Kuyl, the developer behind Minecraft Xbox360, who stresses the importance of maths … Continue reading

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Transforming Scotland into a Maths Positive Nation

The final report from the Making Maths Count group can now be accessed here: Making Maths Count Final Report Have a look at this previous post for more information on the Making Maths Count group: Making Maths Count Interim Report … Continue reading

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