ATSIMA 2018 Conference

“STARTING THE REVOLUTION”ATSIMA Conference – Melbourne on 10-13 July, 2018ATSIMA, together with the  Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation, is excited to announce its 3rd Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mathematics Alliance conference.The conference will bring together a collaboration of leaders, educators and stakeholders from Community, education, research, and business sectors around Australia with an […]

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There’s No Maths Problem Quite Like Student Engagement, So Let’s Try & Solve It

Perhaps more than ever before, mathematics is an interdisciplinary subject.We are seeing a digital evolution manifest across all industries and with that, maths education also needs to evolve. Senior research fellos Max Planch, from the Institute for the History of Science, penned an essay for The Conversation in March explaining how the study of history […]

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Vacation Maths Fun

It’s that time of year again. Are you looking for ways to keep your child engaged in learning maths during vacation? Here are a few of our favorite tips: Take a trip to your local libraryTake a trip with your child to your library to discover new children’s books about maths. These books are a great […]

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Is My Toddler Ready for Math-U-See?

If you’re little one has taken an interest in the colorful blocks (the Math-U-See manipulatives) included in the Primer curriculum, it might be time to introduce them to Math-U-See! Even though they may not quite be ready to begin Primer, you can prepare your toddler for Math-U-See by providing purposeful activity and play in advance. […]

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What Makes Math-U-See Unique?

 When asked, our parents, home educators, and teachers are likely to describe Maths Australia’s Math-U-See program as “the one with the blocks,” and we are fine with that! Our manipulatives are the heart of who we are; they are the most memorable part of our math program. However, we are much MORE than that. Here […]

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Are Independent Students a Myth?

  Once in a while, it hits you – you realize that your child is marching steadily towards independence. Maybe it’s when your baby crawls for the first time. Or, maybe it’s when your child can count to ten. Maybe it’s when they go on their first date or even when he or she goes away […]

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Inside a Week with Math-U-See

 Get a sneak peek behind the scenes in a week with Math-U-See! Learn how our mastery-based maths program can seamlessly fit into your life. Math-U-See follows a cyclical pattern that makes it easy to fit into the rhythm of any classrooms. Let the program work for your child, and progress at their pace so that […]

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Place Value – How Important Is It Really?

Place Value – How Important Is It Really?It’s important to teach students a Conceptual understanding of the role of Place values by Going beyond an Algorithm. The little girl sits puzzling over the problem on the page. She’s only in grade two, but the stress of high performance expectations is already in place. Here’s the problem […]

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Outdoors Maths Fun

Maths is everywhere we are. One of the great things about Maths is that it’s not confined to a textbook. A great way to engage students is to consistently show them how it translates to their daily life. A trip outside coupled with fun maths activities could help broaden their horizons. The world is filled […]

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7 Tips to Create a Positive Maths Culture

Insert daily doses of maths, to establish and enrich a nourishing environment for maths mastery! You know the phrase, “You are what you eat?”  As it applies to maths, we’d like to think that creating good habits early; creates great maths students later.  By inserting daily doses of maths, you provide a nourishing environment ripe for […]

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