What you can learn in this unit

  • Some ideas to help your students understand the difference between positive and negative numbers.
  • The role of saying ‘Imagine if …’ to trigger the imagination of your students when learning mathematics.
  • How to use a number line to understand positive and negative numbers.

This unit links to the teaching requirements of the NCF (2005) and NCFTE (2009) outlined in Resource 1.

What this unit is about

1 The meaning of numbers