Making Maths Count

  • Making Maths Count – One Year Review Report

    12th January 2018 by

    The Group are pleased to share their One Year Review of the implementation of the Making Maths Count report. Making Maths Count – One Year Review Report – Final

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  • Deputy First Minister’s Holiday Maths Challenge – Solutions

    4th January 2018 by

    We hope you enjoyed the Deputy First Minister’s Holiday Maths Challenge, here are the solutions: Christmas Challenge Solutions 2017

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  • Deputy First Minister’s holiday maths challenge – Christmas 2017

    20th December 2017 by

    The Holiday Maths Challenge has been developed in partnership with the Scottish Mathematical Council. It is designed for primary 6 pupils and their families. The intention is that pupils will take this home for the holidays to explore maths in a fun way outwith the classroom and with their family members.  The Challenge is available...

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  • Making Maths Count in Scotland’s schools 11-15 December 2017

    15th December 2017 by

    Maths learning in primary and secondary schools in Scotland as featured on Twitter this week. Quite a lot of Christmas-related numeracy and maths activity. And the dates for Maths Week Scotland 2018 announced, woohoo! Pleased to meet with Maureen McKenna @maureen0207 today to discuss the implementation of the Making Maths Count report and delighted to...

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  • Maths learning and teaching in Scotland from Twitter 4-8 December 2017

    8th December 2017 by

    Lots of professional learning, parental engagement, innovative teaching, pupil success and progress and even some signs of fun! Read, Write , Count boxes for P4 – P7 were introduced this morning. The activities can be signed out and taken home beginning next week. #ReadWriteCount #BookWeekScot #Riversidereads @FMReadChallenge — Riverside Primary (@wlriverside_ps) December 1, 2017...

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  • Maths Education in Scotland 22-30 November 2017 – Snapshot of activity

    1st December 2017 by

    Every week the Making Maths Count Twitter timeline is packed with examples of innovative, creative and focused maths learning and teaching across Scotland’s schools.  Here is a snapshot of what was going on over 22-29 November 2017… Busting some of the myths around conceptual understanding in numeracy! #mythbusting #numeracy #conceptualunderstanding — Fife Pedagogy Team...

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  • I would drive 500 miles…

    14th September 2017 by

    I would drive 500 miles… …and I will doubtless drive 500 more! It’s been a busy start to Maths Week and as I finally hit my couch at the halfway point, I’m blown away by what I’ve seen. Monday morning started with a trip to Aileymill Primary in Greenock. In spite of the week’s leader...

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  • Super Maths at National Museums Scotland

    8th September 2017 by

    Super Maths at National Museums Scotland When I heard about Maths Week Scotland, it gave me the opportunity to think about how we could bring maths to life for schools at the National Museum of Scotland. Maths is key to the development of so many of our objects and a visit to the museum can...

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  • Maths Week Scotland – What’s On?

    6th September 2017 by

    What’s on each day? One of the biggest challenges the Maths Week Scotland team have faced is keeping a track on all of the fantastic things happening around the nation – we’ve been amazed by the sheer volume of enthusiasm. If there’s something you’re doing that you think we should know about, give us a...

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  • Maths Week Scotland – Renfrewshire

    25th August 2017 by

    Can you feel it? The excitement…the momentum…Our wee nation has only gone and put a date in the diary for Maths Week Scotland and I for one could not be more pleased! “Scotland has a maths problem. Too many of us are happy to label ourselves as “no good with numbers.” This attitude is deep-rooted...

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