More than one way?! 🤯


Learning that there's no 'one right way' when solving both routine and non-routine number problems opens up a creative space for sense-making, decision-making and experimentation — key features of play.

A Number Talk is one pedagogical approach that allows learners to develop and use different computation strategies to approach number problems with one answer. 

Here's a small group number talk in action. What do you notice about it? What do you wonder?


Number Play across the primary years 

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