Numeracy

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How to make a maths trail fun

How To Make a Maths Trail Fun

Terry Maguire says that doing a Maths Trail around a local park or amenity is a great way to help individuals develop their 'maths eyes' and use their own strategies for working our problems. Maths Trails for a particular area should be available at different levels to ensure everyone has activities to do or problems to solve to match their knowledge and skills.

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

In this video Daniel Sellers talks about teaching fractions, decimals and percentages to adult learners. He gives talks about using what the learners already know as a good starting point in order to take the fear out of the subject.

Teaching financial literacy and numeracy to adult learners.

Teaching financial literacy and numeracy to adult learners.

In this video Daniel Sellers talks about how money can be a useful context for teaching literacy, numeracy and digital skills. He explains how money can be a useful starting point for applying newly acquired skills.

Teaching the topic of 'Time' to adult learners.

Teaching the topic of 'Time' to adult learners.

In this video Daniel Sellers talks about the topic of time. This topic was one of the most popular featured in recent NALA research with numeracy tutors. Daniel describes ways in which tutors can teach both analogue and digital time to adult learners.

Tips on teaching problem solving for numeracy teachers

Tips on teaching problem solving for numeracy teachers

Tips on developing problem solving for numeracy teachers - Mark Prendergast, Trinity College Dublin (from NALA's 2015 Numeracy conference)

Tips on teaching algebra (levels 2 and 3)

Tips on teaching and learning algebra (levels 2 and 3)

Tips for teaching algebra at levels 2 and 3 - Sorcha Moran, Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim ETB (from NALA's 2015 Numeracy conference)

Tips on teaching fractions, decimals and percentages

Tips on fractions, decimals, percentages and the need for meaningful contexts

Tips on teaching fractions, decimals, percentages and the need for meaningful contexts - Daniel Sellers, Educational Consultant (from NALA's 2015 Numeracy conference)

Tips on using technology in the numeracy classroom

Tips on using technology in the numeracy classroom

Tips on using technology in the numeracy classroom - Suzanne Smith, Cavan and Monaghan ETB (from NALA's 2015 Numeracy conference)

Teaching and learning statistics using real data

Tips on teaching statistics to FETAC level 1 and 2 learners

Top tips on teaching and learning statistics using real data at levels 2 and 3 - Fiona Faulkner, Dublin Institute of Technology (from NALA's 2015 Numeracy conference)

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