Numeracy has been identified as a key schoolwide curriculum priority.
Our main focus areas are Word Step Problem Solving and Mental Computations.
The CUBES Strategy has been adopted as a consistent schoolwide approach to problem solving.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Our learners have developed their problem solving skills using ten key strategies.
Outlined below are each of the strategies in the form of a poster, followed by examples.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guess and Check Problems

 

 

 

 

 

 

Act it Out or Use Objects Problems

 

 

 

 

 

 

Make a Picture or Diagram Problems

 

 

 

 

 

 

Use or Make a Table or Graph Problems

 

 

 

 

 

 

Make it Simpler Problems

 

 

 

 

 

 

Look for a Pattern Problems

 

 

 

 

 

 

Work Backwards

 

 

 

 

 

 

Logical Reasoning

 

 

 

 

 

 

Make an Organised List

 

 

 

 

 

 

Write a Number Sentence