Numicon Big Ideas

'Big Ideas' (2017) Steve Chinn, Fiona Goddard and Liz Henning. Numicon/OUP, 2017

'Building a secure future in mathematics for every child' Suitable for: Schools with pupils in Upper Key Stage 2 or Key Stage 3 (aged 10 upwards) who need a more secure understanding of key concepts within the primary maths curriculum.

  • Numicon Big Ideas includes an initial assessment and 48 step-by-step sessions across 5 key areas: Place Value, Adding and Subtracting, Multiplying and Dividing, Fractions, and Working with Fractions, Decimals and Percentages.

The sessions are suitable for delivery by non-specialists and focus on strong re-teaching of key topics using an active, practical approach to support reasoning and mathematical conversation.

The ‘What to do when you can’t ….’ series

These long-standing books, the 'What to do when you can't …..' titles are published by Egon Publishers Ltd

  • WTDWYC Add and Subtract
  • WTDWYC Learn the Times Tables
  • WTDWYC Multiply and Divide
  • WTDWYC Tell the Time
  • WTDWYC Do Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

These highly accessible books are written for parents, older pupils, students and adults and offer a non-patronising, consistent and developing pathway through basic arithmetic. The 'What to do when you can't …" series are available from SEN Books.

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