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Category Archives: Maths in the News
The use of literacy tasks in Mathematics classes is often met with opposition from both students and teachers. In fact, as a student, I would try to avoid writing tasks as much as I could despite being a keen reader. … Continue reading
Oh my! This will be my 40th year of teaching. And I still love it. Only 8 more sleeps. I can’t wait for my new classes, students, colleagues and teaching/learning experiences. My plans so far: Get to know students quickly … Continue reading
I have just watched the film Hidden Figures. It tells the story of three African American women mathematicians at NASA—Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughn, and Mary Jackson—who were instrumental in “doing the math” that allowed John Glenn to be the first American … Continue reading
Recently, Pasi Sahlberg (Director General of Education in Finland) was interviewed by Emma Alberici on ABC’s Lateline. Finland occupies the number one spot as far as the OECD testing standard is concerned. It’s education system differs in significant ways from … Continue reading
Above image from The Newspaper Clipping Generator. Collecting news articles pertaining to Mathematics is well worth doing. It can add an interesting, real world aspect to your curriculum. I have a display folder of news cuttings I have collected over … Continue reading