Conceptual subitising…the sixness of six

Conceptual subitising seems to be a  absent from many discussions being held about NUMBER, but from observing what happens in many foundation phase classrooms it may be time to thoroughly bring related ideas to mind. Some excerpts from an article by Dr Sue Gifford: ‘part-whole awareness, which enables children to simultaneously see the whole number […]

Visual representations

In these Covid-times, learners need to rely more on reading to access learning opportunities. Hence, their reading skills are more important than ever before. The diagram above may be a useful classroom activity: ask learners to describe what they see and what they learn from it. You may prompt them by asking how long the […]