A few days ago, a colleague kindly pointed out to me that we were over 1/5th of the way through the 21st Century. Seeing as I feel that I have been in a weird dream for the last 12 months this didn’t come as a total shock. We are properly in the 21st Century now… Continue reading Sticking points in maths teaching and learning – global issues, local solutions
Over the past 18 months two committees, the SpLD Assessment Standards Committee (SASC) and the British Dyslexia Association dyscalculia and mathematics learning difficulties committee, have been actively working on a new definition for dyscalculia and assessment guidelines to support diagnostic assessment. The assessment guidance was published in December 2019 and can be accessed here http://bit.ly/SASCDyscalculia.… Continue reading A new definition of dyscalculia to improve understanding and differentiation in the classroom.
1. Know your learners Get to know how they think about maths, how they learn, what they find easy and what they find difficult. Numeracy is an important tool in modern life and the modern workplace, but being adequately numerate requires a concept of numbers, let’s call this numbersense, a knowledge of learning, the ability… Continue reading 7 things you can do to help create a happier maths classroom
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