Project ID - TIS001043
Practical Numeracy using IZAK 9 Mental Maths/Practical mathematics

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Phoenix Integrated Primary School
BT80 8QF


Heather Watson

Student Skills

You need to be interested in how children learn. If you are thinking about a career in teaching this would be a great project for you. An aptitude for mathematics preferably to A level would be fantastic.

Expected Pupil Outcomes

Quicker recall of facts Mental problem solving Team work collaboration Managing information Processes

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

A good understanding of the learning process both for any future primary or post primary student.

Extra Information

The school has recently introduced IZAK 9 blocks as another approach for practical mental maths. If you are interested in working with the school it would be useful if you could research IZAK9 before you apply.

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