TLF ID S7046
This teacher resource describes strategies used in a whole-school initiative to improve numeracy outcomes in Wallaroo Mines Primary School, South Australia. The school used a coaching strategy - along with the Big Ideas in Number strategy (Siemon 2006). The strategies included diagnostic tools, teacher professional learning, digital technologies, family mathematics mornings and intervention support consisting of individualised lessons. The outcomes included improved National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) numeracy results. The resource discusses the lessons learned and provides references and links to relevant readings.