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Wonder Project: Rocket Challenge Years 5 & 6

Wonder Project: Rocket Challenge Years 5 & 6

https://wonderproject.nz/rocket-challenge-info/ Now is the time for Year 5 & 6 teachers to sign up for this years Term 2 Rocket Challenge from the Wonder Project A great opportunity for Year 5 & 6 students to get involved in STEM. Students and their teacher...

Workshop: Making sense of Algebra across the levels

Workshop: Making sense of Algebra across the levels

Algebra is an important part of the mathematics curriculum starting from curriculum level 1, however it often creates anxiety for learners. NZAMT and the AMA are bringing a series of workshops to support teachers across New Zealand  help their students make sense of...

International Modelling Challenge 2021

International Modelling Challenge 2021

New Zealand will again be participating in the International Mathematical Modelling Challenge for 2021 (https://immchallenge.org/). This is a call out to invite you all to consider submitting a team again for this year's challenge. Each country can have up to two...

Resubmission rules change effective February 1 2021

Resubmission rules change effective February 1 2021

https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/publications/newsletters-and-circulars/assessment-matters/change-to-resubmission-rules-from-2021-onwards/ From Feb 1 new rules around resubmission for all standards come into effect. Schools will only be allowed to offer a...

Teaching statistical literacy – GAISE II report released

Teaching statistical literacy – GAISE II report released

From American Statistical Association [ASA] The demands for statistical literacy have never been greater. Good data sense is needed to easily read and make sense of media headlines. The Pre-K–12 GAISE (guidelines for assessment and instruction in statistics education)...

Mathex 2020

Mathex 2020

Updated - questions and answers now linked Over the two nights 204 year 7 & 8 teams and 180 year 9 & 10 teams  from 93 schools took part in this years’ Mathex competitions. That’s a lot of young mathematicians. Huge thanks to everyone behind the scenes and on...

Kalman award winners

Kalman award winners

reposted from https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/science/business-and-community-engagement/schools/kalman-charitable-trust-prizes-and-fellowship.html The Margaret and John Kalman Trust have generously sponsored a Teacher Excellence Prize valued at $5,000 and five Teacher...