Making Maths Counts

Courtney, Caroline
October 2007
North & South;Oct2007, Issue 259, p56
The article focuses on the Numeracy Development Projects, a mathematics teaching program introduced by the New Zealand Education Ministry. Designed for children aged five to 14, the projects teach teachers how to equip students with the necessary number sense to one day. The revolutionary system that underpins the numeracy projects' rationale is the Number Framework, which is a learning ladder comprising the eight separate and more difficult steps children clamber up as they master a combination of different strategies for solving number problems.


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