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Leading numeracy: the classroom

Mark Waters, Pam Montgomery
Mark Waters and Pam Montgomery are both Numeracy Leaders in Hume Region, DEECD, Victoria. They have worked extensively in numeracy education in Victoria and the USA. They wrote and presented the Principals’ training described in this article: DEECD Hume Region ‘Common Curriculum: Leading Numeracy’ Modules 1 & 2.

Primary and secondary principals from Hume Region of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development in Victoria are currently participating in leadership training that reaffirms principals as educational leaders of their schools. Two of the modules focus on ways to lead numeracy learning. An earlier article in Curriculum Leadership described the first of these modules, covering the individual learner. The current article describes ways to lead numeracy learning at the classroom level. 

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Subject Headings

Mathematics teaching
Professional development
School principals
School leadership