Operation Maths is a new, exciting and original primary maths programme, with fully integrated digital resources. A ground-breaking maths programme, it has been developed specifically for the Irish market to meet the needs of primary schools, teachers and pupils.
Operation Maths focuses on the acquisition and development of mathematical skills, as outlined in the Primary school curriculum
A significant emphasis has been placed on collaborative learning with multiple opportunities for children to learn from one another through engaging in Pair Work and small group activities.
Problem-solving is at the heart of this programme, with dedicated problem-solving pages throughout the books
The use of ten frames is extensive, and a laminated ten frame is also provided with the At School Book. Children can use counters with their ten frames for an active learning experience and a visual image of the composition of number. This leads to increased ability in mental maths
The At School Book includes self-assessment: when the children complete a page, they colour the star if they feel their work merits it
The Try This! feature can be used for early finishers and for differentiation
There is a strong focus on the revision of concepts for a range of learning styles, which is a cornerstone in mathematical learning
The Home-School Links section in the At Home Book suggests ways in which parents and guardians can support the development of their child’s mathematical skills
Mini whiteboards accompany the series, promoting active involvement in a whole-class setting, as well as providing instant feedback and enabling teacher assessment