Numeracy is the ability, confidence and willingness to engage with quantitative and spatial information to make informed decisions in all aspects of daily living. A numerate individual has the confidence and awareness to know when and how to apply quantitative and spatial understandings at home, at school, at work or in the community.
Quantitative information also refers to information that can be measured and expressed as an amount. This includes: having a sense of the magnitude of numbers, using numbers in real-life situations, estimating amounts, interpreting statistical information, recognizing patterns, determining probability.
Employing numeracy in the subject areas has the dual effect of enriching students’ understanding of the subject area content and of increasing their numeracy skills. For students to develop breadth and depth in their numeracy skills, they must experience numeracy across all their subject/discipline areas. To become numerate, students need to recognize quantitative or spatial information within situations and use numeracy skills within the context where it exists.
Numeracy helps children with the following: understand and use small and large numbers, interpret or represent information in graphs and charts, understand and manage time, visualize how objects are positioned within a space, estimate distances, etc.
I am child- friendly with a good sense of humor that helps ease and relax pupils in order to create a type of relationship that makes our interaction cooperative.
I taught at Cedar Oak School as a preschool/primary teacher and a Reading Defaults Teacher from 2014-2017. I also worked as an English/Diction teacher at Heirs Of Promise School in 2017.
I possess teaching skills that enables pupils with inadequate reading and problem solving skills to properly interpret and comprehend through one on one interaction that goes beyond text book exercises.I was awarded for public speaking and reading skills at Meadow Hall Public Speaking Training in 2016.
I apply different teaching concepts until desired goals are achieved. My aim is to support pupils and help them develop academic independence as well as sound critical thinking, emotional and psychological skills that are not limited to subject teachings.
I do not teach route learning technique except when necessary, in the case of multiplication tables; I strictly teach with concepts which help pupils to relate with their immediate environment at home.
B.Sc Social Sciences
National Open University of Nigeria
Class TeacherJan 2014 - Aug 2017
Cedar Oak School
Subject Class Teacher, Curriculum and teaching technique supervisor, Reading Makeup Class Teacher
Head TeacherAug 2017 - Jan 2018
Heirs of Promise School
Supervisor, Diction Teacher, Reading Makeup Class Teacher and Junior Secondary School English/Literature Teacher
Curriculum Developer/Staff Training FacilitatorSep 2018 - Oct 2018
I designed the school's curriculum and developed educational programs and instructional materials for them. I also assisted the teachers in the implementation of the curriculum and I will evaluate how well it's working after a period of use.