Maths curriculum evening Kemble Primary School 16.1.12
Aims for this evening Talk you through the main ways in which we teach +, - 2.Tips for helping your child at home 3.Some useful resources
Key things to remember 1. The importance of developing rapid recall of number facts such as times tables, no. Bonds and halving and doubling are extremely important 2. The development of mental strategies begins before written methods and then runs parallel to them – it is the thing that children will use most in life 3. Once understanding is in place we try to move children onto efficient methods as quickly as they can cope with 4. The language of and discussion in maths is important i.e. Know the difference between product and sum.
3 bricks balance a toy car. 8 bricks balance a book. If the car and the book are on the scales together, how many bricks will balance them? Calculate 52.85 + 143.6
What now? Explore the activities Have an experiment with the ICT Hang around for a maths chat! If you have found this evening useful then we will have another one in the summer term.