Numeracy improvement at Wallaroo Mines Primary School


Wallaroo Mines Primary School in SA used a coaching model – along with the Big Ideas in Number strategy – to bring about change in pedagogy and improved outcomes for students from Foundation to year 7.

The Big Ideas in Number professional development strategy identified a sequence of ideas and concepts fundamental to primary students developing a deep understanding of number. The Big Ideas in Number resource provided numeracy coaches and teachers with a consistent language for numeracy and a common thread in the development of highly numerate students.


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