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.

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

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

26 Aug 2014

Interview with Nick Snow (eBizRadio) – Addressing problems in mathematics teaching in South Africa

Nick Snow of eBizRadio interviewed Aarnout Brombacher about the problems in mathematics education in South Africa. Some of the topics discussed are: Foundation Phase mathematics teacher in-class support The changing nature of teaching calculating How to deliver the curriculum in the modern world Understanding versus rote learning, illustrated by multiplication tables A proposed solution to… Read More

18 Aug 2014

Interview with Kieno Kammies (567 Cape Talk) – “How do we solve the maths problem in SA?”

Kieno Kammies from 567 Cape Talk interviewed Aarnout Brombacher about how we approach the under-performance in mathematics South Africa. Aarnout Brombacher is the owner and founder of Brombacher and Associates, who are the creators of the Number Sense Workbook Series.

18 Aug 2014

Newspaper article – “Yes we can find a solution to our school maths crisis”

We’re in the newspaper! Aarnout Brombacher, owner and founder of Brombacher and Associates, who are the creators of the Number Sense Workbook Series, was interviewed regarding his views on the crisis in Mathematics teaching and learning in South Africa. The article appeared in the Star newspaper on 29 July 2014. You can read the article… Read More

Brombacher and Associates
21 Jul, 2018