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Closing the Gap - Class Kit
This kit has been designed specifically for pupils of any age who are experiencing significantly greater difficulty learning mathematics than the majority of pupils of their age. Suitable for 6 students. Some students may experience a colour-processing difficulty. There are now grey shapes and black and white pegs available for these students. Please specify for these when placing your order. We are happy to change the colour set for a Grey shapes and Black and white pegs before shipping.
The aim of the Kit is to enable all pupils to have a positive experience of learning mathematics and to develop the sound foundation of basic number understanding that is essential if they are to achieve their individual potential.
It is suitable for use as a Learning Intervention Programme and also for pupils who have special needs. It is well documented that pupils with Special Educational Needs learn most effectively through multi-sensory teaching; Numicon’s emphasis on doing and seeing, alongside speaking and listening, capitalises on pupils’ visual and kinaesthetic strengths throughout the teaching activities.
The Closing the Gap teaching materials offer practical solutions to pupils’ difficulties to support teachers in their assessment, planning and teaching. The programme of small-step teaching follows the typical acquisition of early number skills, addressing the acquisition of numerosity (awareness of the number of objects in a set), counting, the ability to recognize and exploit pattern, and early
Some students may experience a colour-processing difficulty. There are now grey shapes and black and white pegs available for these students.
Watch a short video about 'what is in the box?' The video is the last one in the series.
To see a preview of the teaching materials click here
To download a correlation of CTG with the P levels commonly used in special education click here.
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