Mathematics

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Digging into data to support differentiation
Digging into data to support differentiation

In this two part series, we look at how one school is using research-informed strategies to challenge high achieving students in maths.

Stimulating learning environments
Stimulating learning environments

Why can’t schools be as exciting as Disney World? One principal shares how his school has incorporated stimulating learning platforms that feed students' imagination.

Thinking outside the square
Thinking outside the square

Teacher speaks to four school leaders about taking on staff who've switched careers – and the practical experience they bring to the classroom.

Planning for context-based teaching
Planning for context-based teaching

Teaching mathematics using a problem solving approach requires preparation if it is going to work. So, how do you go about it? Dave Tout outlines one possible process.

The next generation of game makers
The next generation of game makers

More than 550 youngsters took part in the inaugural Australian STEM Video Game Challenge. Teacher takes a look at the winning entries.

Student perseverance around the world: Infographic

Are teenage students in Finland more likely to persevere with a problem than their counterparts in Australia? What about students in Shanghai or the US? Take a look at this Teacher infographic.

Mathematical concepts – context is key
Mathematical concepts – context is key

Dave Tout explores a teaching model that can provide students with the challenge, the motivation and the purpose for understanding mathematics.

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.