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Develop key skills. Designed to complement your classroom numeracy programme, the books in this series provide varied, stimulating activities that develop students’ skills in measurement, statistics and geometry. They open up numerous opportunities to involve and extend students, enticing them into applying mental strategies to solve real world problems. They include explanations and answers for each activity and are ideal for group or independent use.
Jo Issa is an experienced teacher who has taught in both the UK and New Zealand. She is passionate about making numeracy fun and providing students with the tools they need to solve number problems independently. When she’s not number crunching, Jo pursues another passion: writing. She has a diploma in publishing from Whitireia Community Polytechnic in Porirua, New Zealand and is currently working towards a diploma in creative writing.