Carly Sawatzki

Carly Sawatzki

Teacher, teacher educator and consultant

Carly Sawatzki is interested in how young people become financially capable within families, communities and schools. She has more than 15 years of experience in primary and secondary school teaching and pre-service teacher education across mathematics and humanities curriculum and pedagogy. Carly has published in prestigious international journals and led curriculum and research consultancies for Australian government agencies. She is regularly engaged by teacher associations to present professional learning and provides expert commentary for The Conversation, EduResearch Matters, EducationHQ and ABC Radio.

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Supporting critical numeracy and maths skills in teaching and learning
Supporting critical numeracy and maths skills in teaching and learning

In today’s article, Dave Tout, Justine Sakurai and Carly Sawatzki discuss numeracy and its relationship with mathematics, and the importance of real-world contexts. They’ll also share a problem-solving cycle to help students develop their skills, and a classroom example of health numeracy, using trampolining as a focus for mathematical investigation.