School Based Numeracy Initiative

(Category: Numeracy)
This JCSP numeracy Initiative enables schools to acquire age-appropriate experiential resources and games in mathematics and numeracy and to use these materials to develop creative approaches to the teaching of mathematics and numeracy to JCSP students. encompasses the ability to use mathematical understanding and skills to solve problems and to meet the demands of day-to-day living in complex social settings. It means being able to:
-estimate, predict and calculate
-identify patterns, trends and relationships
-gather, interpret and represent data
-express ideas mathematically
-engage in problem solving, using investigation and reasoning skills
-use digital technology to develop numeracy skills and understanding.
Reference: National Strategy: Literacy and Numeracy for Learning and Life 2011-2020 Further details can be found at: https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/ca0be-national-strategy-literacy-and-numeracy-for-learning-and-life-2011-2020/


• Please enclose in your evaluation a detailed description of the activities undertaken in the running of the initiative along with any relevant photographs of the activities undertaken (no direct student photos please).
• The evaluation should be submitted online at www.jcsp.ie.