Are you are feeling that there is too much mathematics ‘to get through’ in your mathematics lessons? Here are a few examples of how to incorporate parts of your mathematics scope (outcomes) into other learning areas.
Student voice in mathematics, and the teacher’s ability to create opportunities for mathematical discourse focused on students’ ways of thinking and working, is at the heart of quality teaching.
The voices and ideas of the teachers, academics, writers and children at PETAA’s ‘Professional Learning Intensive’ “Writing the Future” radiated from the ‘pages’ of their presentations.
Students need all teachers and carers in their lives across their schooling life to be passionate about mathematics, its usefulness and its beauty, and every students’ ability to improve in mathematics. Only when all our attitudes towards mathematics change will we see students’ confidence and choices regarding mathematics change.
Total immersion indeed. PETAA’s ‘Professional Learning Intensive’ was described as presenting writing ‘to teachers in context’. It did that and more in this two days of professional learning for educators from all over the country.
Understanding the language of mathematics plays a large role in students becoming numerate. Whether it’s the language of mathematics or mathematical language, it’s new for all of us.
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Finding appropriate resources and lesson ideas for the mathematics classroom can be one of the many challenges for both beginning and experienced teachers.
It seems ridiculous to have to state that one of the most important investments we can make as teachers is in our students. Stating the obvious, one would think. Maybe so …
“Don’t staple on a thin veil of real-world” – Sage advice from the amazing Dan Meyer whose workshop session…