Child Assessment

Learning to Learn Mathematics

Children as young as six can write off maths as a subject they dislike and just can’t do. Louise Matthews writes about an intervention which is designed to recover the subject for these children.
Student learning mathematics

Numbers Count© is an intensive intervention for learners in Years 1 to 8 who have the greatest difficulties with mathematics. It is delivered by a specially trained teacher who also supports other staff in school. A major role of the teacher is to help children to learn how to become positive, active learners, seeking to make sense of their mathematical experiences and deploying a range of strategies to solve problems that are presented to them.

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