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Celebrate National Numeracy Day with Resources from Discovery Education

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In celebration of National Numeracy Day, Discovery Education the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place is providing primary schools with dynamic digital resources to make maths learning fun.

Taking place on 17th May, National Numeracy Day aims to help people feel more confident with numbers. In support of this, Discovery Education has curated a collection of engaging resources encouraging children’s enjoyment of maths. Exploring numerical reasoning and problem-solving in a fun and approachable way, the resources are designed to develop students’ core numeracy, giving them skills for use in the classroom and beyond.

Available via the award-winning digital learning service Discovery Education Espresso, and Discovery Education’s DoodleMaths, the curriculum-matched content also puts maths in a real-world context, helping students to see how it relates to their everyday lives.

Suitable for students from Foundation to KS2, the National Numeracy Day resources will provide teachers with lesson plans, videos and activities to bring maths to life.  

The Discovery Education Espresso resources include:

NEW Year 4 Multiplication Tables Check an exciting range of games, interactives and challenges to help pupils secure key facts and improve speed of recall
NEW Arcademics Channel a fun collection of multiplayer maths games that focus on addition, multiplication, division, algebra, and much more
Premier League Football Channelmatch results, top scorers and the league table are updated weekly to enable pupils to investigate the maths behind the beautiful game
Muddy Maths an exciting channel that encourages EYFS pupils to explore numbers, measures and patterns around them through videos, books and interactive challenges
EYFS, KS1 and KS2 Maths channels that are home to a wealth of engaging resources to develop pupils’ essential maths skills

The DoodleLearning resources include:

DoodleMaths – a revolutionary app which gives students a personalised programme tailored to their learning needs.  Using the latest adaptive technology, DoodleMaths is designed to boost children’s confidence and ability in Maths, equipping them with the numeracy skills they need for success
DoodleTables –  an interactive times tables app which uses fun exercises and games to help children master multiplications


Howard Lewis, Discovery Education’s UK and International Managing Director said:

Discovery Education is proud to support National Numeracy Day by providing teachers with digital resources to make maths lessons fun. By making maths relevant and engaging, we can help even our youngest students to feel confident with numbers and give them vital skills for life.

The National Numeracy Day resources are available to Discovery Education and Doodle Learning subscriber schools.

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About Discovery Education

Discovery Education is the global leader in curriculum-aligned digital resources, engaging content, and professional learning for primary and secondary classrooms. Through its award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia resources, and the largest professional learning network of its kind, Discovery Education is transforming teaching and learning, creating immersive STEM experiences,and improving academic achievement around the globe. Discovery Education currently serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources areaccessed in over 140 countries and territories. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with local authorities, academy trusts, schools and like-minded organisations to empower teachers with customised solutions that support the success of all learners.

Angie Shatford, Press Officer

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