Numeracy

What is Numeracy?

To be numerate is to confidently and effectively use mathematics to meet the everyday demands of life.

Department of Education, Queensland

Numeracy enables you to develop logical thinking and reasoning strategies in your daily life.  We need numeracy to solve problems and make sense of time, numbers, patterns and shapes for activities like cooking, reading a map or bill, reading instructions or even playing a sport.

Ways to support numeracy development: