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Teaching Repeated Addition

Teaching repeated addition strategies

Teaching repeated addition is a way to improve  multiplication fluency for students who can’t learn their multiplication facts. Teaching repeated addition will help students to build their understandings about multiplication using what they already know about addition.…

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Teaching Mental Maths

Teaching Mental Maths

Teaching Mental Maths Successful Numeracy Teaching includes an effective mental maths program. Unfortunately many numeracy programs focus on drill and kill rote recall of facts rather than taking a strategy focus which results in poor results for…

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Growth Mindset

FREE Poster!- Math Mistakes

Making Mistakes In Math Matters- The Importance of A Growth Mindset Successful problem solving of  math word problems can be tricky and very frustrating for students from all year levels; It may even be an…

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Science Week Ideas

Lesson ideas for Sceince Week

    We kick off on Day 1 with: Science Lesson For Foundation -Y2 Changing Lands & Skies – Science Unit – Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA) Here is an awesome website just for Australian Teachers! It…

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Guided Math

Math Coaching Tips

Some of you know that I am a Numeracy Coach for Teachers  (GiRN) as well as a classroom teacher. My role is to provide support with implementing the Australian Curriculum Mathematics Curriculum and work shoulder-to-shoulder…

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Non-Standard Measurement

18th February 2015 Non-Standard Measurement is measuring using non-standard measurement tools: e.g. pop sticks, hand spans & square paper pieces. This aspect of measurement is a very important precursor to ‘REAL MEASUREMENT’ it appears in the…

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