You can’t have one without the other!
Developing and Strengthening Pupil Numeracy skills across the CFE levels leading into National Qualifications is a priority within the Maths department. Pupils require a strength in their core Numeracy skills in order to progress and develop into strong mathematicians
The core skills that have been identified within the Experiences and Outcomes of Numeracy are:
Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Understanding and Using Money, Telling the Time, Adding and Subtracting Decimals, Rounding Numbers, Finding Percentages of Quantities, Changing Fractions – Decimals – Percentages, Dividing Quantities by Ratios, Proportion, Measuring and Weighing, Reading Scales, Calculating Area and Perimeter, Knowing the names of Shapes, Reading and understanding Pie Charts, Bar Charts and Line Graphs, Understanding ideas of chance and uncertainty.
Numeracy Resources and Videos.
Useful websites for practice and fun puzzles:
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This video from the USA shows uses of Numeracy encountered everyday – how many times today have YOU used Numeracy? I bet it’s more than you think!
Did you know that the links between number and nature are fascinating? What about number and music? Number and football – yes seriously! Check out this video to see what I mean!
Feel like being baffled? Watch this fantastic video on advanced maths – it might just make you curious to look further…!