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D.E.I.S Plan Numeracy: Actions

-Reintroduce key numeracy language words. One word per week over a five-week period which will incorporate JCSP initiatives. Word to be announced every morning from PA.

-All classrooms to have laminated key words. Teachers will be encouraged to use these keywords in assessments, including homework

-Familiarise students with numeracy as it occurs in different subject areas especially literacy

-Maths week will reinforce numeracy awareness and cross curricular links

-Striving for excellence (targeted gifted students) higher order questions which differentiates ability and further challenges them


To explore Maths Week Ireland click here.

To download JCSP Numeracy Workbooks click here.

To find out more about the Numeracy Ninja Initiative click here.

Useful links:


This is formative assessment website which provides guidance for assessment in maths along with 100 formative assessment lessons. A great website all round!

International Mathematical Olympiad

This Canadian site has information on the maths olympiad and links to other sites.

Plus+ Magazine

Plus+ is a complementary online magazine, which to tell students about the diverse applications of mathematics to solve problems in physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, and economics. It provides stories about new developments in mathematics and mathematical sciences, interviews with mathematicians, information about degree courses, history of mathematics and science, mathematical biographies, and links to other mathematics websites and resources.


This website has lots of maths links, particularly to geometry.

Cool Math Games

Maths games, maths lessons, maths puzzles and maths fun for kids of all ages.

This website is developed and maintained by Rod Pierce, who loves mathematics and fun. The idea behind the site is to offer mathematics as well as some fun bits, and to combine the two wherever possible.

Nrich maths

This website provides rich problem solving activities for both primary and secondary students and teachers

Math Pickle

This american website has lots of puzzles that focus on problem solving. They are great to use in class!

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