Numeracy

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Ahead of the curve
Ahead of the curve

‘From a moral sense, we asked “what can we do better?”’ How a focus on the fundamentals of primary education rapidly transformed results at a Western Australian school.

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.

Online NAPLAN tests are just around the corner
Online NAPLAN tests are just around the corner

Online NAPLAN tests that are tailored to ability and give a more precise measurement of where students are at in their learning look set to be introduced.

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.

School Improvement Episode 2: Neil Lloyd, literacy and numeracy skills gaps
School Improvement Episode 2: Neil Lloyd, literacy and numeracy skills gaps

Teacher speaks to Neil Lloyd, deputy principal of Brisbane’s Youth Education and Training Centre, about the school’s efforts to address literacy and numeracy skills gaps among students.

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.

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.