7 Dec 2015

Number Sense on Twitter

We are on Twitter! In our excitement for the User Group Conference in May we have launched a Twitter account. Our Twitter handle is @NSWKBKS. Follow us to keep updated on the User Group Conference, enter competitions and keep up with the latest in the Number Sense world.

24 Nov 2015

Save the date: Number Sense User Group Conference 2016

We are excited to announce the first Number Sense Workbook User Group Conference. On 20 – 21 May 2016 teachers, parents and other Number Sense users will gather to share experiences, network and learn about product developments. The conference is set to support users to maximise the potential of the Number Sense Workbook Series. Keep… Read More

3 Nov 2015

Number Sense makes us smile

On 28 October 2015, John from Claremont called in to Smile 90.4FM to share his reason for smiling. His reason for smiling is because his daughter loves maths. Her school uses the Number Sense workbooks and he says the books “brilliant”. Listen to the whole clip here: Number Sense Makes Us Smile_2015-10-28

21 Oct 2015

Making the most of the Number Sense workbooks workshop

We are pleased to announce that we are holding workshops in Cape Town and Johannesburg in November. Aarnout Brombacher is presenting a one day workshop for Foundation and Intermediate Phase teachers on how to make the most of the Number Sense Workbooks in their classes. The Making the most of the Number Sense workbooks workshop is for… Read More

14 Oct 2015

A proud moment – excellent review for our benchmarking tests

Recently we set benchmarking tests for one of our clients. Our clients then subjected these tests for them for independent review. Here is what the reviewer said: “I do believe that the tests can be used … pretty much as they are. The quality is high, their curriculum coverage good, the item difficulty level variation… Read More

23 Sep 2015

Newspaper article – “Problem solving approach to mathematics pays off”

Sweet Valley Primary has shown that the problem centred approach to teaching mathematics has put their learners ahead. They were named as the top performing school in the South African Mathematics Challenge this year. It is no surprise that the school has been using the Number Sense Workbook series for many years since the workbooks… Read More

3 Sep 2015

Bridge House mathematics week

Bridge House preparatory school held their mathematics week on 17 – 21 September 2015. On the Friday, the Number Sense team joined in the fun. Aarnout spoke about “lucky” times at assembly and ran problem solving activities with the Grade 4s and Grade 5s. The Grade 4s were left with an unsolved problem and were… Read More

1 Sep 2015

New Number Sense car

Meet the latest member of the Number Sense team. This little car has the big task of driving Koliswa between the project schools in Port Elizabeth and East London. It’s almost 300 km between the two cities, which means this blue guy has a lot of hard work to do. A big thank you to… Read More

6 Aug 2015

News from the Eastern Cape

Three months ago, together with Shikaya, we started a mathematics project in the Eastern Cape. Recent reports tell us that the project is going incredibly well and the teachers and children are positive. Koliswa, one of our project workers, has been working intensively with the teachers at schools in Port Elizabeth and East London. What… Read More

29 Jul 2015

Partnership with Helderberg Sunrise Rotary Club

The Helderberg Sunrise Rotary club has started a project which aims at improving mathematics education and learning at two schools in Macassar in the Western Cape. They have decided to use the Number Sense workbooks as part of their project. We are also helping them with the research of whether their project is meeting their… Read More

7 Jul 2015

Number lines for sale

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Number Sense number line. We have designed a number line that is perfect for use in any classroom situation. It is easy to use as it rolls away neatly while still providing a large number range. On the reverse side it is graduated and since it… Read More

6 Mar 2015

Developing Number Sense workshop 28 March 2015

After numerous requests, we are pleased to announce that we are holding a Number Sense workshop on Saturday 28 March 2015, at Sweet Valley Primary School in Bergvliet, Cape Town. The Developing Number Sense workshop is for teachers using the Number Sense Workbook Series for the first time, those who have used it for a… Read More

18 Feb 2015

Another satisfied client

One of our clients asked us to write a set of textbooks for Grade 7, 8 and 9 with the same problem centred approach that is used in the Number Sense Workbook Series. We jumped at the opportunity and after a lot of work we are excited that there are already teachers and children using… Read More

20 Dec 2014

More Mathematics in 2015 please

Here is a media release article about some of the project work we undertook this year. More Mathematics in 2015 please C. Moore – December 2014 Picture: Mrs Oliver at Harmony Primary working with a group of children on the mat. After making approximately 670 classroom visits, issuing 3 700 Number Sense workbooks and working with… Read More

27 Nov 2014

Half a million workbooks sold

We have reached a milestone. On 25 November 2014, we sold our 500 000th Number Sense workbook! Without a doubt, we are ecstatic. The Number Sense Workbook Series was created in 2009 to support our in-class teacher training programs. Our team saw the need for materials that were easy for children to engage with as well as… Read More

19 Nov 2013

Welcome to the Number Sense Workbook Series website

We are delighted that the Number Sense Workbook Series website has been launched. Although there is still much that we plan and have to do – the basics are in place and we hope that teachers, parents and friends of the Number Sense Workbook Series will start using it. Among many other treasures you will find… Read More

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