How Do You Prepare For NAPLAN? Part 4 Maths

Practical mathsAs a subject maths can translate to the real world easily. Β  Maths is all around us from baking to catching the train, to doing DIY for example. Maths is also a visual subject, just by using Lego, counters or small toys like Trash Packs or Shopkins etc the manipulation brings numbers to life. Β  Maths cannot be taught just by pushing numbers, shapes and coins around a page, they have to be manipulated to experience real maths. Clock hands need to be turned and angles need to be made. Β Just by drawing angles or clock hands falls short of the real maths experience every child deserves.

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5 Fun Ways To Use Multiplication Flashcards

 

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Maths is one of those things that despite research to the contrary, people think they are either good at maths or not.Β  Playing games and experimenting with numbers in a playful way can help children to see that maths is not something to be afraid of. Continue reading