Numeracy for all (VSO)

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Language & Definitions (Dictionaries)

It is essentail that teacher introducce children to matematical language and the following may help:

This comprehensive Maths Dictionary, linking games and puzzles with definitions has been put together by maths specialists from the University of Oxford in the UK: 

This Maths Dictionary produced with permission by Jenny Eather Maths teacher in Australia provides definitions and examples:

NRich initiated by staff at the UK University Cambridge has an extensive range of activities for all ages. Nrich site is a rich, research informed site with guidance for maths teachers and a wealth of resources for use in classroom practice, (

NCETM ( ) is a similar site focused on the development of mathematics teachers through the dissemination of research and guidance.