Westen Cape Education Department
The Western Cape Education Department has created a WCEDnews channel on YouTube to highlight new developments, reflect best practice and to provide tips on what you can do at home and in the classroom to develop literacy and numeracy skills.
You can access the videos by clicking on the following links:
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Western Cape Primary School Awards for Numeracy & Literacy
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|TeacherTips: Maths 01: Recognising shapes and relationships
Ideas teachers and parents can use to help children recognise Mathematical and geometric shapes (e.g. triangles), their attributes (e.g. small, yellow) and their relationships to one another.
Source: MST (Maths, Science & Technology).
|TeacherTips: Maths 02: Reinforcing an understanding of shapes and their relationships
Ideas teachers and parents can use to help children consolidate their understanding of shape (e.g. triangle, circle), size, colour, sequence and relationship.
|TeacherTips: Maths 06: Giving and Following Instructions
Ideas teachers and parents can use to strengthen children's ability to give and follow instructions by demonstrating the importance of having a working vocabulary.
|TeacherTips: Maths 13: Ways to Assess Understanding
Approaches that teachers and parents can take to establish whether learning has taken place; they include observation, questions, demonstrations, interviews and the use of real-life situations to collect data that can be represented in graph form.
|TeacherTips: Maths 14: Maths Consolidation, using a Journal
How teachers and parents can use journals to encourage children to think about fractions and to apply understanding in new ways.
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