Small-Group Pedagogy Mini-Series: Think Alouds
This is where the powerful conceptual exploration strategy of think-alouds can really impact a lesson.
Small-Group Pedagogy Mini-Series: Introduction
The climate for learning is not automatic... (Archer, 2011)
Exploring the Diagnostic Tool: Spotlight on ditching extra admin with ready to go teacher resources
Mini-lessons help you make the most out of explicit teaching time by targeting direct instruction.
Exploring the Diagnostic Tool: Spotlight on class data and spread of ability
When planning lessons and targeted support for students, it can be useful to have access to data that shows different class groupings.
Exploring the Diagnostic Tool: Spotlight on individual needs
Analyse students' gaps and competencies for a more targeted learning experience.
The challenges teachers are facing in Term 3
The results from our survey are in. This school year has felt particularly long in light of the unprecedented events of 2020. As we progress through Term 3, we’re up against challenges old and new that will shape the way we teach. Our Term 3 survey was designed to identify the top challenges that teachers […]
The landscape of education
Jobs requiring STEM-literate students are on the rise, yet fewer students are electing to study maths at senior level. In this blog, we explore the current landscape of education. Including causes of lower levels of student attainment and how we can increase the number of students pursuing maths by fully engaging them in the classroom. […]
Australia needs more girls in advanced maths
The world is celebrating International Women’s Day this week and in Australia we’re uniting under the theme ‘More Powerful Together’. It’s a theme that highlights the important role we all have to play in breaking down the stereotypes and gendered roles in our communities. When it comes to mathematics, and wider STEM education, the gender […]
December 2018: What’s News in Education
Fraction wars, philosophical wars, photo-bombing teachers, incredible data displays and much more. Want to stay up to date with the latest education news? Click here. SOURCE: Carla Dawson Mathematics Education Want to bring strategic thinking into artithmetic? Check out these ideas: Meet Mr Nik’s Bullseye Challenge: when arithmetic meets target practice. From Open Middle: Using the digits 1 to 9, at […]
November 2018: What’s News in Education
Maddeningly delicious geometry, a mathematical gut-check, the moons of moons and more. Mathematics Education Catriona Shearer and Ben Orlin bring us some maddeningly delicious geometry… if you dare! And while I’m at it, check out this set of intriguing shape dissectors from Alex Bellos to puzzle over. Can you cut the shape below into two identical parts using one […]