5 Proven Activities For Teaching Number Sense {Number of the Day}

5 Proven Activities For Teaching Number Sense {Number of the Day}

Our tried & tested number of the day activities for Teaching Number Sense will make your students confident, fearless and flexible with numbers. Use them in your math class everyday!   What is Number Sense? Teaching Number Sense is a key part any maths program.  Researchers have found that student achievement levels in numeracy are directly linked to their  number sense. The term Number Sense…
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How To Teach Primary School Algebra In 5 Easy Steps

How To Teach Primary School Algebra In 5 Easy Steps

Do Your Primary Math Students Fear or Struggle With  Algebra? Then You Must Try Our Teaching Algebra Top 5 Tricks Tricks To Boost Results!   Creating programs for Teaching algebra is a difficult component of teaching numeracy.  Our Teaching Algebra Top 5 Tips free printable will help you plan and create successful algebra activities for your preschool, kindergarten and primary aged students. Our Must…
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Using Newmans Prompts To Skyrocket Problem Solving Skills in Math!

Using Newmans Prompts To Skyrocket Problem Solving Skills in Math!

Try Using Newmans prompts to help your kids become confident at solving math problems These 5 steps will skyrocket your students problem solving success!   Using Newmans Prompts & Error Analysis Newmans prompts and error analysis, are effective tools for teaching numeracy. They can be used to help teachers to teach students how to build their problem solving strategies and become more successful…
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Frayer Model Maths Think Board {Free Printable!}

Frayer Model Maths Think Board {Free Printable!}

Frayer Model Maths Think Board are excellent learning tools for EVERY classroom. Easily differentiate any topic and see what kids really understand. Try Our Freebie with your kids Today!   Maths Think Board Templates are great teaching tool that will help your students build deeper levels of  understanding in a wide range of concepts. They are especially useful in the math classroom to help students…
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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 many students. Even more alarming is the damage that this approach can do to confidence, self esteem and mindset. Many mental maths programs are heavily weighted in rote and recall which…
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5 Resources To Make Learning Math Fun

5 Resources To Make Learning Math Fun

Keeping your students engaged and motivated to participate and learn maths can be challenging. Teaching numeracy and preparing educational resources is also just as demanding. Read on and grab yourself 5 resources to make learning math fun! Do you find yourself spending too much time prepping and laminating a huge range of differentiated resources for all the different abilities in the class? Differentiation…
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Math Anxiety is it REAL?

Math Anxiety is it REAL?

Math anxiety is real especially for people who hate math. Students and adults can fear math so much that they become mentally stressed and even traumatised to the extent that they refuse to actively participate in maths lessons. But math anxiety can also real for people who don't hate maths! Use this math anxiety questionnaire to help you support your students when teaching…
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5 Steps To Successful Measurement Moderation Tasks

5 Steps To Successful Measurement Moderation Tasks

Measurement moderation is an important part of teaching numeracy. It is a process where teachers compare judgements to either confirm or adjust them. The moderation process involves the following steps and close collaboration to establish a shared understanding of what different achievement grades (A -E)  looks like and whether or not the student has demonstrated achievement at A, B, C, D,or E grade. The process…
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Maths Teaching Strategies

Maths Teaching Strategies

Teaching Numeracy Teaching strategies are the key to students' success. We all want our kids to succeed in the maths classroom and the type of strategies we use will determine if they are successful or not when teaching numeracy Being strategy focussed and using creative hands-on maths teaching strategies in your instruction can get students excited and motivated about maths. These essential strategies…
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Thinking & Talking About Math

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, blah blah! Not good, and probably not what explicit teaching is really about! Amy Lin loves math, is passionate about teaching math and has seen how children's fear…
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Let Kids Figure It Out!

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 of worksheets & even homework to practise what they have been shown! A very 'Traditional'  and quite a wrong picture of  good maths! Here is a great read…
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Guided Math

Guided Math

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 with classroom teachers to make these changes. This term I am doing some maths coaching at my school and I wanted to share with you the Educational Nuggets,…
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Is Minecraft Really Educational?

Is Minecraft Really Educational?

Call me cynical... but is Minecraft really educational or is it an attempt to make school look exciting? Well I was proved wrong by this interesting article in The Conversation  which highlighted that schools are now designing curriculum in the key learning areas to Minecraft...READ MORE... Find out how to align curriculum to Minecraft and... Have students create or explore a Real-Life building…
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