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The importance of fingers in maths learning

Follow this link for interesting research on the use of fingers in maths development: Perceiving fingers in single-digit arithmetic problems This study found that finger use was an important factor in developing connections between numeral quantities and symbolic representations, as … Continue reading

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Fibonacci fun at Scourie!

Thank you so much to Sian Curley at Scourie Primary for sharing these photos from their Fibonacci Day yesterday! They had lots of fun introducing the sequence, then exploring what happened when they squared the numbers in the sequence and … 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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Read, Write, Count

Look out for the new Primary 4-7 Read, Write, Count Home Kits which will be delivered to schools in November. These contain a range of numeracy items that can be borrowed by pupils to take home and explore: There are … Continue reading

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National Numeracy and Mathematics Resource Guide

Follow this link for an up to date guide to national resources for Maths and Numeracy: Resource Guide August 2017 This is a really useful guide to numeracy and maths resources available on the Hub, Professional Learning Resources and links … 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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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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