GRIN (Getting Ready in Numeracy): confidence comes from being prepared

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The Getting Ready in Numeracy (GRIN) program, initially conceptualised by Peter Sullivan, aims to identify students who are up to six months behind in their mathematics learning. GRIN offers a tutoring session before each mathematics lesson in order to 'frontload' the students with mathematical language, skills and fluency to help them embrace their subsequent mathematics lessons. Some children have missed the opportunity to learn foundational knowledge, for one reason or another, and this is difficult to address within a typical classroom. The GRIN intervention program focuses on re-engaging learners who appear to have negative attitudes towards mathematics. This may, in part, be due to the fact that they don't have the foundations required for new learning to develop, or because they now believe that they cannot be successful learning mathematics (Sullivan and Gunningham, 2011).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-23
Number of pages4
JournalPrime Number
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2022

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