Numeracy and Mathematics

Please visit the Numeracy and Mathematics Professional Learning Community in Glow


It provides:

  • Professional learning in different aspects of numeracy and mathematics with a focus on progression, numeracy and mathematics skills, numeracy across learning, assessment, moderation and teaching
  • Career-long professional learning opportunities of various types such as broadcasts, professional reading and action research
  • An easy to use environment where you can share and work with colleagues from across Scotland as well as those from your own school or authority

Numeracy and Maths Posts

Assessing Numeracy and Maths with Forms April 20, 2021

What is Microsoft Forms? – DigiLearn ( What is Google Forms? – DigiLearn ( Forms can be used to create Quizzes (which allow assessment and… Read more

Webinar catch up: Technology Tools for Complex Needs with CALL Scotland. March 12, 2021

This webinar was delivered by Claire Harrison from CALL Scotland, for education staff who are supporting learners with Complex Needs within an early years/primary context,… Read more

5. Assessment within Numeracy and Mathematics February 9, 2021

There are a number of virtual whiteboard/notebook tools within Glow and these are useful tools for learners to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding – making… Read more

Quick Wins for Maths: Barefoot Computing February 2, 2021

BT and Barefoot Computing provide free resources for teaching computational thinking. You can register for free at Barefoot Computing and use these great resources to… Read more

Quick Wins for Maths: February 2, 2021

There is so much maths in computing and that presents excellent opportunities for interdisciplinary learning. Why not plan to introduce directional language through these engaging… Read more

Numeracy and Mathematics – Digital Playlist February 2, 2021

We have delivered  number of webinars with our Numeracy and Mathematics colleagues in the past year – those webinars can be viewed on this playlist.We… Read more

Quick Wins for Numeracy: CPA online February 2, 2021

Quick Wins for Numeracy, January 2021 We delivered a workshop on the use of mathsbot virtual manipulatives and Google Jamboard to develop learners’ numeracy understanding.… Read more

27 Jan, 1600 – Quick and Easy Numeracy Wins for Online Learning January 26, 2021

Quick and Easy Numeracy Wins for Online Learning Wednesday 27th January 2021 4pm   This webinar will explore some quick and useful strategies for teaching numeracy… Read more

10 Blended Numeracy & Maths Activities Using O365 November 13, 2020

This webinar recording is aimed at teachers, primarily in the Primary sector, but could be adapted to the Secondary Numeracy & Maths classroom. The aim… Read more

Bebras Computing Challenge at Portlethen Academy October 26, 2020

post by Ian Simpson (@familysimpson), Faculty Head of ICT at Portlethen Academy (@portyacad)   What is the Bebras Computing Challenge? The Bebras Computing Challenge is a… Read more

Having the skills and opportunity to work with others using digital technology, Heriot Primary, Renfrewshire October 12, 2020

Kay Harvey, Heriot Primary School, Renfrewshire (@HeriotPrimary) Whenever I plan a lesson, I refer to the Digital Learner poster to ensure that I am incorporating… Read more

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Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge for Teaching Problem Solving October 7, 2020

The Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge is a great resource to develop your learners to the pattern spotting and problem solving skills required for maths (and… Read more

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Digital Learning in Maths From the MIE Scotland blog July 3, 2020

Hugh Wallace Teacher of Maths Kyle Academy, South Ayrshire Twitter @MrWM4ths  Waking a Digital School As with all schools in Scotland, Kyle Academy closed… Read more

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Developing Conceptual Understanding of Maths through Blended Learning – Dalmilling Primary School, South Ayrshire June 23, 2020

Scott Morrow, Principal Teacher of Numeracy from Dalmilling Primary School in South Ayrshire has created a YouTube channel to host his videos that help learners,… Read more

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Jayne Mays, Fintry Primary – Online Learning with STEM Challenges June 16, 2020

When the prospect of a lockdown became apparent I, as an RCT teacher for the whole school, began to panic. My main concern was how… Read more

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Digital Journals for Blended Learning June 8, 2020

Thursday 25th June 2020 at 11am Glow login required The aim of the session is to demonstrate how learners could use tools, such as OneNote,… Read more

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Digital Content – ThingLink, Google Earth and Google Tours June 1, 2020

Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 1pm Glow Login Required This session is aimed at teachers, primarily in the Primary sector, but could be adapted to… Read more

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BeeBots at Home with Kirkton of Largo Primary School Fife May 28, 2020

Gemma Sanderson, Primary Teacher from Kirkton of Largo Primary School in Fife, shares how Computing Science learning can be continued at home by creating your… Read more

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Webinar: Numeracy & Mathematics through Computing Science at BGE May 26, 2020

Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 11am Glow Login Required This session is aimed at teachers, primarily in the Primary sector, but could be adapted to… Read more

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Flipgrid in the Remote P1 Classroom, Riverbank School, Aberdeen City May 22, 2020

FLIPGRID IN THE REMOTE CLASSROOM Flipgrid, a video discussion platform, is used for different purposes in the remote classroom. Among them, to mention a few… Read more

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Problem Solving at Neilston Primary School, East Renfrewshire May 20, 2020

Problem Solving Challenges and Tutorials At Neilston Primary, we are creating instructional videos to set daily problem solving questions for our primary six and primary seven pupils. … Read more

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Webinar : Barefoot Computing Showcase May 19, 2020

Thursday 4th June 2020, 2pm Showcasing Barefoot Computing plugged and unplugged activities which can be used at home or in school to develop computational thinking.… Read more