The Newsletter from the Networks of Expertise for January 2021
This rich task was shared by Rochelle Telfer.
Watch the video about making an origami flower and then decide what fraction of the original square of paper is the shaded triangle.
Activity can be found on NRich: https://nrich.maths.org/7392
The cake challenge – measurement and geometry task.
Students need to design a cake to meet certain measurement criteria and involves finding volumes of prisms.
This activity is targeted at Curriculum Level 5.
Activity shared by Sue Sims.
This Abstract Art activity was shared by David Kelly.
Students are asked to create art work from a range of 2D shapes that satisfy certain criteria, such as having a certain area or perimeter.
This geometric activity is targeted at Curriculum level 4 and 5.
This Arithmefacts game was shared by Dianne Ogle.
It is a game for 2 to 4 players where students use operations to make equations which equal each other. Each player practices forming equations when other players put their cards down and they may have to explain their working if they are challenged.
This resources has instructions and game cards included.
Suitable for curriculum level 2 – 5.
T1 2020, MTX&STATS Network of Expertise Newsletter
Four Northland Teachers shared back about some of the exciting things they learned at the NZAMT Conference in Wellington last holidays. This is the powerpoint they shared at the NMA meeting on the 2nd of November 2019.
Open this folder for resources from Workshop 5 from the Far North Maths and Stats Day, held on 18/10/19 at Kaikohe Intermediate.
Workshop 1 had the following presentations:
|How to effectively engage all students in maths – feedback from Jo Boalar||Helen Teal and Natalie Bower|
|How data can change our worldview (+ why CensusAtSchool matters more than ever)||Anne Patel|
|Problem Solving using MathsCraft||Sue Sims|
Open this folder for resources from Workshop 3 and 4 from the Far North Maths and Stats Day, held on 18/10/19 at Kaikohe Intermediate.
Workshop 3 had the following presentations:
|Statistician, data scientist or pet detective?||Emma Wilson|
|Developing mathematical fluency with games and activities||Dr Nicola Petty|
|GeoGebra for beginners||Derek Smith|
Workshop 4 had the following presentations:
|It’s all about measuring||Sandra Cathcart|
|More choice more voice||Robyn Headifen|
|Digital Breakouts||April Nordstrom|
Open this folder for resources from Workshop 2 from the Far North Maths and Stats Day, held on 18/10/19 at Kaikohe Intermediate.
Workshop 2 had the following presentations:
|I notice… I wonder…||Robyn Headifen|
|Pictures – Patterns – Recipes – Creating an understanding of linear equations through geometric patterns.||Melissa Jackson|
|Accelerating learning for year 7 to 10 students||Rochelle Telfer|