TLF ID S7047
This teacher resource describes strategies used to improve number fluency for Foundation to year 6 students at Seymour College, Victoria, using an approach based on the Hume Region Numeracy Strategy 2008-09. The strategies include collecting data using the Hume Numeracy Assessment Tool along with individual interviews, developing an individualised curriculum and providing scaffolding in the form of number fluency activities using manipulatives. The resource describes the improvement in assessment results, discusses the lessons learned and provides advice for other schools. It also includes references to relevant readings.