Tag Archives: Parents as partners

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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Numeracy and mathematics glossary

Follow this link for Education Scotland’s newly published numeracy and mathematics glossary on Parentzone.   This is a fantastic resource for sharing with parents, as well as a useful guide to ensure accurate and consistent terminology from Early to Fourth levels. … Continue reading

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