Marion Bond recommends that children should be allowed to use
'apparatus', so that they can physically handle the numbers
involved in their calculations, for longer, or across a wider
ability band,. . . .
Use five steps to count forwards or backwards in 1s or 10s to get to 50. What strategies did you use?
Leah and Tom each have a number line. Can you work out where their counters will land? What are the secret jumps they make with their counters?