Detailed support to help develop students' counting strategies in the junior primary years. A great deal of research and common sense indicates developing robust counting strategies is fundamental to effective numeracy. This book provides a developmental framework for counting strategies that has been identified through extensive research in Australian classrooms. For each stage there is a range of activities to address particular aspects - sequencing, numeral identification and patterns etc. in the early stages, operations and strategies in the latter. The layout of each activity explicitly highlights key aspects of teaching as well as a brief discussion of why the learning is important and methods effective. This second edition includes references to the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics.