Everyone Counts: A maths resource for 8-12 year olds comparing Young Lives around the world
Recently updated, Everyone Counts supports key elements of the maths curriculum with real-life statistics and stories. Using data from Young Lives about children living in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam, learners will develop their skills and understanding of topics such as time and data handling.
- Use role play to explore children’s lives
- Convert between miles and kilometres
- Interpret flight timetables and develop understanding of time zones
- Use secondary sources of information and locate countries on a world map
- Explore preconceptions about places
- Identify, rank and compare well-being indicators
- Build problem-solving skills
- Develop skills in reading, writing and converting time using analogue clocks and digital 12 and 24-hour clocks
- Interpret data and represent it in different ways including bar charts, pie charts and line graphs
- Calculate the mean of a set of data
- Use inequality signs to compare data
Download Everyone Counts to inspire your maths learners and explore how inequality affects the lives of children in different parts of the world.
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