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Year 0/1 Self-Directed Numeracy

Started by Danella Smallridge 29 Nov 2014 6:57pm () Replies (4)

Here is my year 1 numeracy tracking sheet which the children colour in as they progress.  When they start school I put their entry point in using red.   It is a great way to make progress visible.  It also makes next learning steps obvious to teachers, students and parents.


In 2012 I set up a self-directed numeracy program in my year 1 class.  This blog tells how I got started, refined it and took it further.


What are other year 1 teachers doing to give students more autonomy in numeracy?


  • Shirley Bailey (View all users posts) 21 Dec 2014 8:47pm ()

    Hi Danella, thanks for sharing your resource.  I love it.  Unfortunately I can't seem to get into your blog.

    Our Junior school use iCan sheets (not the powerpoint version) but a check sheet type of thing that includes both strategy and knowledge (for each Numeracy stage).  From Year 2 up we use a 'knowledge ladder' that students use to identify their next learning steps for knowledge at each Numeracy stage. 

    Thanks again.

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