BC Numeracy Network

K-12 educators collaborating to inspire numeracy across the province through dynamic teaching and learning.


"Just as literacy has become every teacher's responsibility, so numeracy needs to be seen as integral to every learning area."

(Thornton & Hogan, 2004, p. 313)


Considerations for Fall 2020




As we consider how we will welcome students to math in September, we need to frame our planning and decision-making within the context of a global pandemic.

  • What does this mean for our students and our colleagues?

  • What are the personal, family and community stories that we need to be mindful of?

  • How do we honour this experience and nurture the well-being of those in our school community?

The BC Numeracy Network met in August to discuss three key considerations and accompanying strategies for teaching and learning mathematics and developing numeracy in our schools as we re-start K-12 education in September.

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How to use the Balanced Numeracy section of this website: Where to start

We suggest that you start your professional learning journey by considering which component of balanced numeracy you would like to explore first, and click on the corresponding tab above. Within each component you will find an overarching question followed by more specific questions. We have included considerations and resources for each question to support your inquiry. We hope you find it helpful.


There is also a "How to Use This Site" document to the right.

How to use this site.pdf

You can also find all of our overarching questions and links to the considerations and resources for each here:

Please let us know about your experience on this site: