29 Jan 2016

User Group Conference Update

Spaces for the Number Sense User Group Conference 2016 are filling up. Contact conference@numbersense.co.za to sign up. Here’s the latest update:

21 Dec 2015

Schools work with Shikaya – exciting feedback

As 2015 draws to a close, the Number Sense team looks back over another busy year. One of the highlights has been the Foundation Phase mathematics program that we run in partnership with Shikaya. We have provided training and support to 109 teachers in 12 schools across Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and East London. The… Read More

10 Dec 2015

Registration details for User Group Conference 2016

Th Number Sense User Group Conference registrations are now open. You can download the registration form by clicking here: NS CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FORM The first Number Sense Workbook User Group Conference promises to be a gathering of Number Sense Workbook users (teachers, parents and others) sharing experiences, networking and learning about product developments. The conference is… Read More

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

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

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

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

31 Oct 2014

Five secrets to transform your maths class

You won’t find the Number Sense team sitting behind our desks on an average day. We’ll be out working in schools to improve mathematics education in South Africa. You’ll find us in a variety of contexts from urban to rural and from rich to poor. One of the places we work in is the Cape… Read More

19 Aug 2014

Video Clips – The problem solving approach to teaching mathematics

In these clips Aarnout Brombacher outlines the problem solving approach to teaching Mathematics. These clips were made in collaboration with the Curro schools group, however any teacher or parent can learn from their content. The reality about mathematics education is in South Africa: Why we find ourselves in a position where so few of our… 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

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