Our students are taught to use different strategies. Parents can help by becoming familiar with the names of the different strategies and and encouraging their children to use them when completing homework or working out real life maths problems.
The Department of Education school a-z website has a number of maths help sheets which give simple explanations of maths concepts that are covered in the K-6 syllabus. Listed below is a sample of the fact sheets.
- 2D Shapes
- 2D shapes and 3D objects or solids
- Angels in polygons
- Perimeter, area, volume and capacity: measurement
- Pyramids: 3D objects or solids
- Sections and cross sections
- Symmetry: 2D symmetry
- Turn around facts
- Types of angles
For the full range activity sheets for young learners and primary maths help sheets click here.