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## Number Recognition – I Spy 0-10

This NO Prep Number Recognition Game is a fun activity for children to identify number names, numerals, and quantity  0-10.  This simple  I Spy 0-10 detective game is an engaging and motivating addition to your…

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## Teaching Number Sense

Teaching Number Sense is a key component to any maths program and when teaching numeracy, teachers should be aware that student achievement levels are directly linked to number sense. The term Number Sense refers to…

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## Number Fact Fluency – Roll, Dot & Write Dice Activities

This quick Number Fact Fluency dice activity game is a great way for children to build  fluency and learn basic number facts. The free number fact printable is easy to use as part of your math…

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## 5 Steps For Successful Problem Solving

Teaching Problem Solving Strategies Teaching Problem Solving Strategies in Math class is my least favourite thing, and for good reason. Studies have shown that students find math word problems so difficult that they just shut…

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## Teaching Numeracy With Muffin Tin Maths

Have you ever used a Muffin Tin To Teach Maths? Muffin tin maths is a fun activity to help your students build recall and fluency of maths facts. We used this idea as part of…

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## Top 5 Mental Maths Tips

Teaching Mental Maths strategies is the best way of teaching math facts. Mental Math teaching programs help to build strategies, fluency and  automaticity which means that kids develop their ability to perform and solve equations quickly…

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## Teaching Multiplication Strategies

Teaching Multiplication and learning multiplication facts can be a difficult part of teaching numeracy to your students. Fortunately, there are a range of simple, effective strategies that we can use to help us teach the multiplication…

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## Teaching Algebra – Top 5 Tips

Creating programs for Teaching algebra is a difficult component of teaching numeracy, and planning usually focusses on simple patterning activities & “What comes next?” tasks. We have put together 5 simple steps and teaching algebra tips…

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## Thinking & Talking About Math

No Time For Thinking? Recently there has been a over emphasis, & I think misplaced & misunderstood interpretation of Explicit learning, to the extent that I have seen maths lessons become a ‘Chart bark’ of blah,…

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## Let Kids Figure It Out!

There are some educators & parents who think that ‘GOOD MATHS’ in the classroom looks like  a teacher demonstrating & explaining single specific math concepts  in a step-by-step fashion to students. Followed up with lots…

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## The Remainder Problem

Written division is a difficult and complex calculation for students even when divisions are ‘tidy’ that is there is no remainder. But introduce division that have something left, then a whole new set of learning is…