TLF ID S7053
This teacher resource describes a strategy to build the pedagogy of teachers to support the numeracy skills of students in years 3-8 in selected schools in the ACT. The resource describes the Middle Years Mental Computation (MYMC) strategy, including the MYMC assessment tool and professional learning modules. It explains that the strategy is based on a development cycle for each concept, starting with manipulatives, then spending time working with mental images and their manipulation before moving on to written methods. Outcomes included improved numeracy results. The resource discusses the lessons learned, outlines the research base and provides relevant references.