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Citizen Maths | Open online Level 2 mathematics course for adults

Citizen Maths | Open online Level 2 mathematics course for adults | Aberconwy Numeracy | Scoop.it
Open online Level 2 mathematics course for adults (Citizen Maths - Brush up your maths for free at http://t.co/5pfHiItS5T #numeracy http://t.co/cZzrdteYyV)...
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Pilot Phase Info | National Numeracy Parent Toolkit

@Broadbentmaths glad you like it & thanks for sharing! It is currently in pilot so please provide feedback if you can http://t.co/6qyTCmEflk
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Making Sense of Math: Applying, Playing, Exploring

Making Sense of Math: Applying, Playing, Exploring | Aberconwy Numeracy | Scoop.it
Does your child ...
Feel competent and comfortable working with numbers?
Know how to check an exact calculation by estimating the answer?
Know and choose between several methods of solving a math problem?
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Home | Numeracy Skills for everyone for life | National Numeracy

Home | Numeracy Skills for everyone for life | National Numeracy | Aberconwy Numeracy | Scoop.it

Poor numeracy skills in the UK are a huge and neglected problem. We want every person in the UK to reach a level of numeracy skills that allow them to meet their full potential.


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Michael Gove promises to abolish illiteracy and innumeracy in UK ...

Michael Gove promises to abolish illiteracy and innumeracy in UK ... | Aberconwy Numeracy | Scoop.it
"Teachers will also be expected to assess pupils at the end of key stage 1 – when children are 6 or 7 – to ensure they are making appropriate progress in literacy and numeracy. A new test in spelling, punctuation and ...
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Living-graph

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A living graph tool


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Gavin Kewley's curator insight, February 5, 2014 7:38 AM

Simple, practical learning tool.

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Numeracy in Sport - KS3

Numeracy in Sport - KS3 | Aberconwy Numeracy | Scoop.it

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Melanie Blount's curator insight, March 22, 2013 10:14 AM

A range of activities to develop numeracy at KS3

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Using Number Skills - Money -Year 7 - Understand the costs, benefits and risks of using bank accounts, including bank cards

Using Number Skills - Money -Year 7  - Understand the costs, benefits and risks of using bank accounts, including bank cards | Aberconwy Numeracy | Scoop.it
Jez’s older brother, Luke, uses his credit card to buy the Alleyk@tz the new guitar they need. But, after they’ve worked hard to pay Luke back, the band learns that borrowing money comes with a cost.

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Brain stimulation maths boost link

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Applying high-frequency electrical noise to the brain can boost maths skills up to six months later, say Oxford University researchers.
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Using Measuring Skills - Area Volume Angle - Year 9 - Finding the circumference of a circle.

Using Measuring Skills - Area Volume Angle - Year 9 - Finding the circumference of a circle. | Aberconwy Numeracy | Scoop.it

World champion Sarah Storey sets two KS3 schoolchildren a cycling maths challenge.Working out the cicumference of a circle is only one of the maths challenges in this activity

 

 


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Using Measuring Skills - Length, weigh (mass) capacity, time & temperature Year 8 - use the common units of measure and carry out calculations when solving problems

Using Measuring Skills - Length, weigh (mass) capacity, time & temperature Year 8 - use the common units of measure and carry out calculations when solving problems | Aberconwy Numeracy | Scoop.it
Building water bottle rockets out of pop bottles is fun for anyone. This project will require students to start their rocket building business. Students are tested with their knowledge of Maths (Level 5), Science, and Business.

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Why Bother? | National Numeracy Challenge

Why Bother? | National Numeracy Challenge | Aberconwy Numeracy | Scoop.it
@jennball_ tests are annoying but take a look at this to see "Why does maths really matter at work?" http://t.co/jCeYpxaQs6
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Magical Maths

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The Magical Maths website is a fun and friendly site that was set up in early 2007 to act as a learning hub for teachers around the world (How do I pass the Maths Numeracy Skills Test for QTS? The secret to passing the Maths...
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Supporting numeracy - Supporting learning at home - Welcome to Parentzone

Supporting numeracy - Supporting learning at home - Welcome to Parentzone | Aberconwy Numeracy | Scoop.it
Advice and support for parents on the many ways they can build learning activities into everyday routines to support their child’s numeracy skills.
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What are your figures like? Try this numeracy test and see how you shape up as experts say poor maths is costing the economy £20bn a year

What are your figures like? Try this numeracy test and see how you shape up as experts say poor maths is costing the economy £20bn a year | Aberconwy Numeracy | Scoop.it
Inability to cope with numbers results in lower wages, smaller company profits and reduced tax revenues for the Government, a charity warns today.

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vince tracy's curator insight, March 12, 2014 7:30 AM

How many did you get right?

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Free learning games - Sumdog

Free learning games - Sumdog | Aberconwy Numeracy | Scoop.it
Fun multiplayer games for learning math and language arts.
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Amazing site free for schools. 

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Syniadau :: The Blog: Reading ability in Welsh and English

Syniadau :: The Blog: Reading ability in Welsh and English | Aberconwy Numeracy | Scoop.it
The results of the first National Reading and Numeracy Tests were published last week and, even though these first results don't say too much because there is nothing to compare them with, there are still a few interesting ...
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maths-large-numbers-03

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A starter activity looking at large numbers


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Odd-one-out

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An example of the odd one out starter activities at KS3


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Using Number Skills - Money - Year 8 - carry out calculations relating to VAT, saving and borrowing

Using Number Skills - Money - Year 8 - carry out calculations relating to VAT, saving and borrowing | Aberconwy Numeracy | Scoop.it
The Alleyk@tz, a teen band, earn £1500 but disagree about what to do with the money . Should they spend, save or give?

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Cyw

Croeso i fyd Cyw! Ffrindiau cyfarwydd a chyfresi newydd sbon i'r plant lleiaf, gan gynnwys Heini, Igi Tigi Bip a Bop a Bob y Bildar, 7 diwrnod yr wythnos!
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Using Measuring Skills - Year 9 Apply understanding of bearings and scale to interpret maps and plans to create accurate plans and scale drawings of routes and journeys

Using Measuring Skills - Year 9 Apply understanding of bearings and scale to interpret maps and plans to create accurate plans and scale drawings of routes and journeys | Aberconwy Numeracy | Scoop.it
The ERLAFS (Education for Rural Livelihoods and Food Sovereignty)
project has been helping schools to make curriculum partnerships between schools in Wales and Zanzibar for over a decade.

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Using Measuring Skills - Area, Volume & Angle - Year 9+ - Apply understanding of bearings and scale to interpret maps

Using Measuring Skills - Area, Volume & Angle - Year 9+ - Apply understanding of bearings and scale to interpret maps | Aberconwy Numeracy | Scoop.it
The activities are based on the 1:25000 OS Explorer Map OL12 map of the Central Beacons but the exercise is adaptable to other OS maps. It aims to develop an enjoyment in map reading by making an area ‘come alive’.

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