Welcome to the Auckland Mathematical Association.

The professional Association for Auckland Mathematics & Statistics Teachers.

AMA seeks to promote, support and improve statistical and mathematical education in the Auckland region.

AMA fosters cooperation and stimulates discussion. It shares ideas, strategies, research findings, materials and information using its newsletters, conferences and workshops, and via this website.

 

Upcoming Events

NZQA Short Survey – digital tools for assessment

NZQA have been trialing digital assessments over the past few years. This year 2 of the standards being trialed are:

  • AS91262 – Apply calculus methods in solving problems 
  •  AS91586 – Apply probability distributions in solving problems. 

Details here.

Term 1 Saturday Morning & 2020 AGM advance notice

Have you say in shaping mathematics and statistics education in Auckland.

Nominations are called for the following positions

  • President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Executive Committee

To nominate someone for one of the positions above please complete the nomination form 

The 2020 AGM will be held directly following the address on the NCEA review by Rob Mill, Ministry of Education. This will be followed by light refreshments and choice of workshops/discussion groups in conjunction with the AMA Term 1 Saturday Morning

Date: Saturday March 21st  2020

Place: Faculty of Education and Social Work, The University of Auckland, Epsom.

AGM Agenda

  • Welcome
  • Apologies
  • Confirmation of minutes from 2019 AGM
  • Matters arising from the minutes
  • Chairperson’s report
  • Treasurer’s report and presentation of audited financial statement
  • Election of Officers, President, Secretary, Treasurer
  • Election of Executive committee
  • Close and refreshments.

 

8:30 am registration
9:00 am – 10:00 am The NCEA review from Rob Mill and Lauren Burr, Ministry of Education
10:00 am -10:30 am Auckland Mathematical Association Annual General Meeting
10:30 am – 11:00 am Morning tea and trade displays
11:00 am -12:00 pm Workshops & discussion groups: details & registration to come

 

 

From the Census at School team

Statistics Teachers’ Day 2019 Resources are now available on Census at School

Highlights from the day (based on feedback data, of course!) were Details here.

Primary Maths Day: To Infinity & Beyond. March 14th

A full day of learning for teachers of mathematics and statistics follow the keynote in which Dr Lisa Darragh  will present a model for teaching mathematics that encompasses the good parts from the many reforms that maths education in NZ has seen over the years.  She will provide some direction into a mathematics pedagogy that may suit all teachers and learners. Details here.

Happy New Year & Welcome to 2020

2020 brings a new year and a new decade.

 

Welcome to all our new teachers, congratulations to those that have taken on new roles and responsibilities.

We also welcome a new kaiārahi, Marie Hirst, to our Networks of Expertise team. Marie is a skilled and knowledgeable educator with many years experience facilitating effective mathematics professional learning and development with schools from Years 0-8.

First up on the calendar is the  Primary Maths Seminar day on pi day, Saturday March 14th.  Information will be posted here as it becomes available

The following weekend, March 21, we have our first AMA Saturday morning. We have Rob Mill & Lauren Burr from Ministry of Education opening the morning. They will share with us the latest updates to the NCEA change package.

Our AGM will also be held on March 21st. Watch for emails in the upcoming weeks with more information.

AMA are looking forward to bringing you professional learning opportunities  that help you connect and collaborate with your colleagues.

 

Stats day, 29 Nov  “data + ? = awesome!”. 

Thanks to all those involved in bringing us another successful Stats day.

To access the days resources  click here

 

 

Maths Day November 28th

Thanks to everyone involved in bringing another successful maths & calc day.

resource links will be added to the AMA MAths day website

Please assist us  to continue to improve Maths day  by completing our feedback form 

Maths Calc Day Programme 19

New Online Journal for Statistics & Data Science

Statistics and Data Science Educator is an online journal set up for teachers by members of the New Zealand Statistical Association (NZSA) Education Committee under the auspices of NZSA. It has peer-reviewed lesson plans for teachers at all levels, early childhood to graduate.

Details here.

Recent Resources

NOE email Archive

Missed a Networks of Expertise email update ? Find them here

February

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Calcex 2019 – Tuesday 24th September

Calcex now in its 3rd year has 49 teams from 28 schools competing across Auckland in Gisborne and Manawatu –  its not too late to enter a team  or host a competition

Calcex questions are drawn from L3 calculus  and teams compete locally at a host school.  Read more 

 

NZAMT 16 October 1-4

NZAMT 16 has concluded. Workshop resources may be found on the NZAMT site

NZAMT 17 will be held in Taranaki 2021

Term 3: Saturday Morning “looking forward looking back”

September 14th 2019

He pai te tirohanga ki ngā mahara mō ngā rā pahemo engari ka putua te māramatanga i runga i te titiro whakamua.

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