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  • PART THREE: My Reservations about the New Primary Mathematics Curriculum The Role of the INTOIn late January and early February, I published two posts detailing my reservations about the New Primary Mathematics curriculum (you can access the first ...
    Posted Mar 30, 2018, 12:55 PM by Claire Corroon
  • PART TWO: My Reservations about the New Primary Mathematics Curriculum Just over two weeks ago, I published a post entitled My Reservations about the New Primary Mathematics Curriculum. That post generated such publicity and discussion that I decided to follow ...
    Posted Feb 13, 2018, 12:48 PM by Claire Corroon
  • My Reservations about the New Primary Mathematics Curriculum The new Primary Mathematics Curriculum is currently out for consultation, with the draft curriculum for infants to second class available to view online.I must express strongly, that I have ...
    Posted Feb 16, 2018, 7:31 AM by Claire Corroon
  • Number Talks Social media and the internet can be a great way of getting an insight into how other teachers are working with maths in their classrooms. As you might know, I ...
    Posted Jul 1, 2018, 2:45 PM by Claire Corroon
  • Upcoming Summer Course - Numeracy Across the Primary School "Teaching children to understand maths, not just do maths"This course explores a wide range of techniques, strategies and approaches that have been proven to be effective in advancing children ...
    Posted May 9, 2017, 11:19 AM by Claire Corroon
  • Introduction to Numeral Rolls Doing counting and numeration 1-100 or 1-200?When using a hundred square do you notice how the children often have difficulty counting from 10 to 11, 20 to ...
    Posted Jul 6, 2017, 3:46 AM by Claire Corroon
  • Count on me.... Counting is a vital aspect of numeracy in all classes and especially in the junior classes:Junior Infants should be counting to 10 (although they only analyse numbers to 5 ...
    Posted Nov 6, 2016, 7:36 AM by Claire Corroon
  • Multiple ways... Multiplication can be spoken about and expressed multiple ways.... multiplied by, times, groups, sets, rows etc, etc. And more importantly, the way we verbalise these operations can unwittingly confuse children ...
    Posted Oct 20, 2016, 9:20 AM by Claire Corroon
  • Maths Week 2016 Maths Week Ireland 2016 will take place from 15-23rd October, and what better week to bring out the lighter side of maths! The emphasis should be on showing the ...
    Posted Sep 26, 2016, 1:27 PM by Claire Corroon
  • Keeping up to speed! A given in education today is how quickly things are being updated and even changed. One way to keep up to speed with new resources, technologies, developments and changes is ...
    Posted Aug 16, 2016, 5:34 AM by Claire Corroon
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