Learning together at Home

As a result of school and nursery closure we are aware that as parents/carers you may be worried about how your children will learn over the coming weeks.

Please do not panic about providing the curriculum for your children in the way settings do.

Remember that maths and numeracy is in many real life applications.  Being confined to the home gives an opportunity to share these through fun activities and play.  These can be, and are not limited to, the following:

  • baking/cooking
  • age appropriate DIY
  • creative pursuits – patterns and sequences
  • gardening
  • board games, computer games, treasure hunts and puzzles

Ideas and other advice can be found on twitter by following @numhubchamp or by using the links and blog posts on this site.

Presently, there are a lot of online packages which are free to use just now during the school closures.

The ones I have been using are as follows:

For these you might need a grade comparison of levels with Scotland, and this is (approximately):

Our schools and establishments have also provided numeracy and mathematics learning either through GLOW, on their school pages or on their twitter pages.

There is also a range of home maths activities on the Maths Week Scotland site which can be found here.

I will also be producing some guides for numeracy and maths home learning and will post these on this blog so check back regularly.

The Forth Valley and West Lothian Improvement Collaborative have also produced support materials for numeracy and maths distance learning.  These can be found here.

If you wish to share how you and your child/children have been learning at home, feel free to tweet using #FCNumeracyatHome

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