All students at APPS are provided with maths learning experiences that are challenging, exciting and enjoyable, as well as useful in achieving a range of purposes and solving a range of common daily problems. Children are encouraged to work with their class teacher at their own rate of mathematical growth.
Structures within all classes cater for individual differences through targeted planning for student point-of-need and a balance of open-ended learning activities and tasks. A wide range of equipment is always available at all age levels. All mathematical concepts are progressively developed within the context of meaningful learning situations. Mathematics learning at all levels encompasses cooperative learning and child-centred problem-solving activities, as well as the use of modern technology such as computers and calculators in all levels.
In today’s mathematics classrooms: