Short activity - Dynamic counting: A suggestion for developing flexibility with counting and place value

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This article outlines teaching ideas appropriate for primary mathematics. It is mainly aimed at primary school teachers and teacher-researchers. We present the principle of Dynamic Counting, and a set of activities related to this principle, as a teaching tool that might be useful for encouraging students to 'trust the count' and develop fluency with place value.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)22
Number of pages3
JournalAustralian Primary Mathematics Classroom
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2017


  • Mathematics education
  • Primary education
  • Primary mathematics

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