The Hume Region Numeracy Strategy at Seymour College


In 2010, NAPLAN results revealed that a majority of the students at Seymour College in Victoria were performing below expected levels in number fluency. The strategy targeted years F–6, with a focus on students' pre-existing number understandings, teaching number in depth, and developing independent learning.

Scaffolding techniques matched students to specially developed tasks and connected their learning. The strategy involved teacher interviews with students as they performed assessment tasks to determine the strategies they were using in regard to specific numeracy skills.


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