Mathematics

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Australian teens are up for a challenge
Australian teens are up for a challenge

The results of a new international study indicate that Australian teenagers are more likely to persevere in problem-solving.

Teaching tips with Cath Pearn – Make 30
Teaching tips with Cath Pearn – Make 30

In the first of a series of videos, Catherine Pearn takes you through the maths game ‘Make 30’, emphasising ways teachers can adapt it to suit more difficult concepts.

Full steam ahead for young entrepreneurs
Full steam ahead for young entrepreneurs

The Mypolonga Primary School shop on South Australia’s Murray River is an example of how maths and financial literacy skills can be delivered in a practical way.

Connecting maths to the real world
Connecting maths to the real world

'Mathematics in the real world is messy and complex, highly embedded and often hidden or invisible.' How can educators better encourage students to see the world through mathematical lenses? Dave Tout explores.

Encouraging STEM success
Encouraging STEM success

Tasmanian academics have launched a new framework designed to build the capacity of STEM teachers and support them in selecting resources.

Reducing mathematics anxiety
Reducing mathematics anxiety

Catherine Pearn discusses how to approach maths anxiety in the classroom.

Lessons from PISA
Lessons from PISA

Dave Tout explains why Australia’s 2012 PISA results in mathematics and numeracy paint a worrying picture.